From Authenticity to AI: Navigating the Changing Landscape of PA School Personal Statements in the Era of ChatGPT

Event Details


Jun 1, 2023

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1:00-2:00 PM EST

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This webinar will be available via Zoom.

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In this presentation, we will explore the importance of authentic personal statements in PA school admissions and how admissions committees rely on them to evaluate applicants. We will discuss generative AI platforms like ChatGPT and how they may be used by applicants to write personal statements. The presentation includes a live demo of writing a personal statement for PA school using ChatGPT, as well as a discussion of what PAEA and programs can do to address the potential use of this technology in the admissions process. Emphasizing the importance of a comprehensive approach, we will highlight the necessity of maintaining the integrity of the admission process. By acknowledging and addressing the challenges presented by generative AI, PA programs can preserve fairness and credibility in admissions decisions. Join us to learn more about how AI is changing the landscape of PA school admissions.

Speakers will include:

-Marc Weinstein, Esq

-Donna F. Murray, DMSc., MS, PA-C – Senior Director of Admissions

This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 6/1/2023 to 9/1/2023.