Archive for December, 2014

SAAAPA Awards!

Each year the following awards are given out by SAAAPA: 1. Student Academy Outstanding Student Society – This award recognizes three student societies for their outstanding service to the profession. 2. Student Academy Travel Grant Awards – This is a $500 grant for Assembly of Representatives (AOR) student society representatives and Student Academy–selected HOD student delegates or alternates aimed […]

AAPA Philly Bowl Challenge!

With the PAEA Annual education forum being in Philly this year, AAPA hosted a special event at Lucky Strike Bowling to celebrate the academic achievements of Philadelphia-area PA students. The 2016 inaugural class of The University of the Sciences let the good times roll by almost being in full attendance with 17 out of 20 […]

Mercer University Physician Assistant Creepy Crawly 5K

My Nikes are laced tight in the dew laden grass. Breath takes visible form as over one hundred people expire the cold morning air. I pass by Forest Gump and an adorably clad bumblebee on the way to the starting line. A mass of pirates, minions, goblins, and superheroes takes off sprinting for the forest. […]

The PA Job Link

  The PA Job Link is AAPA’s official career center.  It is the most interactive online career center for PAs with a vast selection of jobs and news from one source. It allows you to search for jobs as a PA,  as well as narrow down the results by location, employer, date posted, and career level! […]

Light the Night Walk – PACE University PA Students raise money and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Pace University’s Physician Assistant students recently raised an impressive sum for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society — over $11,000.00 in less than two months.  Students participated in the Light The Night walk on September 18 in New York City and received special recognition for raising over $10,000.  Other teams in this category included JP Morgan […]

Remote Area Medical Healthcare Documentary Premieres December 5th!

Documentary synopsis: “During the U.S. debate about healthcare reform, the media—reporters and news crews and filmmakers—failed to put a human face on what it means to not have access to healthcare. REMOTE AREA MEDICAL fills that gap—it is a film about people, not policy. Focusing on a single three-day clinic held in the Bristol Motor […]

Preceptor Spotlight!

Congratulations and Thank You to our Outstanding Preceptors this month, who were nominated by the students they taught and guided: Jennifer Cates, PA-C.  Nominated by Courtney Boucher from the University of Southern California, Jennifer Cates works in Encinitas, CA.  She was “a wonderful example of a physician assistant,” helping Courtney to meet and exceed her […]