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  • Task Force Makes Recommendations for Future of PA Profession

    The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) recently announced a set of 16 recommendations to promote the growth of the PA workforce. The task force, developed in October 2010, was charged with addressing future opportunities and challenges associated with expansion ...
    Posted to ADVANCE for NPs & PAs Blog (Weblog) on February 8, 2012
  • Physician Assistant Doctorate Summit

    The long-awaited PAEA-AAPA physician assistant doctorate degree summit meeting finally begins March 25 in Atlanta. One interesting note, PAEA's online message board about doctorate degrees has a lot of talk about a PA-to-physician bridge program. It'll be interesting to see what comes out of the summit. Link
    Posted to ADVANCE Blog for PAs (Weblog) on March 23, 2009
  • Physician Assistant Education Association News

    The Physician Assistant Education Association does an outstanding job with its monthly PAEA Networker. The November issue includes a wrap of PAEA’s Annual Education Forum, which set a new attendance record. Although the formal evaluations are not yet in, the 2008 PAEA Annual Education Forum appears to have been one of the Association’s most ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Blog for PAs (Weblog) on December 1, 2008
  • PA Education Article in Top Three

    Via the April issue of the PAEA Networker, Gene Jones's article ''Physician Assistant Education in the United States'' is listed as one of the top three articles of 2007 by the journal Academic Medicine. Imagine Gene Jones’s surprise as he logged on to the Academic Medicine site to learn that one of the journal’s top three articles for ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Blog for PAs (Weblog) on April 9, 2008
  • Doug Southard, PA and College Provost

    The March issue of PAEA Networker has an article about PA educator Doug Southard, who is the provost at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Va. According to the article, Southard is probably the only PA to have become a college provost. Over the past decade or so, many PAs and PA educators have moved into positions as deans ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Blog for PAs (Weblog) on March 18, 2008