Program directors received a short (but important!) survey about how AAPA’s full practice authority and responsibility (FPAR) proposal may impact PA education. Because programs currently educate graduates to practice with physician supervision, we need to consider the potential effects FPAR may have on applicant pool experience, diversity, program content and length, and costs. Your perspective […]
PAEA has joined a wide-ranging coalition of health care groups and associations raising concerns about the president’s January 27 executive order denying admission to the United States of nationals of seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa. While the immediate impact of the order on PA program students and faculty is likely minimal, […]
PA Week 2016 has come and gone. We saw a lot of great celebrations online from PA programs and educators, PA employers, and PAs themselves. But we also know there was a lot that we didn’t get the chance to see! If your program did something fun or interesting to observe PA Week, let us […]
We believe it is incumbent on the PA organizations to set a high standard for collegial and evidence-based peer review. This letter represents the thinking of the PAEA Board of Directors on the recent proposal to revise the PANRE model.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Physician Assistant Education Association Joins Interprofessional Education Collaborative Washington, DC – Feb 23, 2016. The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), the national association representing accredited PA educational programs, is now a full institutional member of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC). “Collaborative team-based health care provides the best outcomes for our patients, capitalizing […]
As we looked back at what PAEA had accomplished over the past year, one phrase kept popping up: “for the first time.” Indeed, 2015 was a trailblazing 12 months — we made strides in advocacy, research, and partnerships that would have been difficult to imagine just a few years ago. We invite you to take a look […]