Alerts

Research

PAEA Announces 2019–20 Don Pedersen Grant Winners

January 29, 2020

PAEA is pleased to announce the investigators whose research projects will be funded by the 2019-2020 Don Pedersen Research Grants program. Winners were selected after careful, blinded peer-review by members of the Grants & Scholarship Review Committee. This year, the awardees are:  Carey Barry, MHS, PA-C, assistant clinical professor at the Northeastern University Physician Assistant program  Chris Gillette, PhD, associate professor of PA Studies at Wake Forest School of Medicine  Sara Lolar, MS, PA-C, assistant professor of PA Studies at Wayne State University Barry will partner with collaborators from the University of […]

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Faculty Development

PAEA Selects Meckel for Prestigious Program

January 15, 2020

Marie Meckel, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor at the Bay Path University PA program, has been selected by PAEA to attend the prestigious Harvard Macy Institute’s Program for Educators in Health Professions.  The program provides “a select group of participants with the knowledge base and skills to enhance their expertise in both conducting an educational project of their own […]

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Behind the Scenes

PAEA Volunteers Lead the Way in 2020

January 15, 2020

Each January, PAEA welcomes its new volunteers into the fold as they begin their first term of service. Our valued volunteers make it possible for us to do the important work that is accomplished each year. We would especially like to recognize the chairs of all of our volunteer groups for answering the call to […]

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Meetings

Liaison User Conference Call for Proposals

January 15, 2020

PAEA’s CASPA partner, Liaison International, is hosting its annual Liaison User Conference on July 23–24 in Boston. If you and/or your colleagues have expertise using WebAdMIT, consider sharing your insights with colleagues from across the health professions by proposing a session for the 2020 conference. Proposals should be submitted via the Liaison website no later […]

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Education Forum

Call for 2020 Education Forum Proposal Reviewers

January 15, 2020

PAEA is looking for PA educators to serve as conference proposal reviewers for the 2020 Education Forum. Reviewers will participate in a blinded peer-review of all Forum research and education session proposals and should expect to review, score, and provide feedback on 15–20 proposals based on their area(s) of expertise. The review period will occur […]

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Assessment

Assessment’s Closures for 2020  

January 15, 2020

PAEA will be restricting access to proctored exams on the following days, so please plan your exam schedule in advance:  Wednesday, January 1: New Year’s Day  Monday, January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday  Monday, February 17: Presidents Day  Monday, May 25: Memorial Day  Friday, July 3: Independence Day  Monday, September 7: Labor Day  Monday, October 12: Indigenous Peoples Day/Columbus Day  Wednesday, November 11: Veterans Day  Thursday, […]

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Webinar

Webinar: FDA Funding Opportunities 

January 15, 2020

Earn CME credit by joining the FDA’s Division of Drug Information for a webinar, Tuesday, January 28, at 1:00 p.m. ET, on available FDA research funding opportunities to reduce preventable harm.  Specifically, the webinar will cover:  Criteria for applying for funding through the Safe Use Initiative  Stages of the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) evaluation process  Qualities that make for a strong […]

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Funding

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students  

January 8, 2020

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year 2020 Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) Program until Tuesday, March 3.  The SDS program increases the diversity of the health workforce by funding eligible academic institutions — including PA programs — that are training health profession students. The funded institutions then provide scholarships to students […]

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