Archive for October, 2014

PACE University Celebrates PA Week in many exciting ways!

  Pace University’s PA students enthusiastically participated in this year’s National PA Week, Oct. 6–12. We began by taking part in the PAs on the Plaza event in New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 7. PAs and PA students gathered in their white coats and scrubs to appear on NBC’s “Today” show. This important […]

So you want to be a PA Student writer?

So you want to be a PA student writer. Strong communication skills are a mark of a good provider and there is no better time to start working on honing those skills than now, while you’re a student.  Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned writer, it’s easy to start your PA student writing career.  […]

Vital Signs

It’s the fourth day of class, second day of real class (i.e. not orientation) and I’m sitting like an eager puppy in the second row of our Intro to Physical Diagnosis lecture. I have my pens in place, my laptop out, and I’m ready to go. Our professor poses the question, “How many of you […]

PA Professional Magazine – Call for Articles!

  I wanted to share an exciting opportunity to submit an article proposal to the PA Professional magazine! Click here to find the most recent issues of PA Professional magazine! See below for more details! A word from Sara Zendehdel, First Rounds Editor of PA Professional Magazine!  PA Professional’s First Rounds Wants to Hear From […]

PA Week Recap!

Here is a compilation of PA Week Photos and Videos from around the country!  Enjoy!  And thank you everyone for sharing your PA Week celebration with SAAAPA! 2014 PA Week Photo Contest Winners Individual Photo Challenge Winner Rashel Hagmayer – Anne Arundel Community College, MD PA Program Photo Challenge Winner Salus University, PA Hofstra PA Week […]

Nominate your Outstanding Preceptor Here!

Dear PA Students, Some of you are already in your Clinical Year, encountering the best and most challenging the experience has to offer.  Others have Clinicals as a looming inevitability – exciting but also, likely, quite terrifying.  Whether you’re currently in it or still preparing, one thing is certain: our Preceptors offer a great deal […]

Philadelphia University PA Students Celebrate PA Week in a Unique and Creative Way!

“When I say cupcake, you say Condom” at PhilaU’s PA week October 6th-12th was the first year for Philadelphia University’s Physician Assistant class of 2016 to celebrate the profession. PA students held an information booth outside of Kanbar Campus Center on October 9th, 2014 to increase awareness and educate fellow students about STI prevention and smoking cessation. Nevertheless […]

White Coat Knowledge

  Recently, I was honored with the opportunity to speak to my program’s first-year PA students at their White Coat Ceremony. I took the chance to encourage them and pass on some of the things that I have learned during my own journey. Afterward, I was encouraged to share my words with students across the […]