Archive for April, 2015

Things To Do in San Francisco!

  Britta Grayman’s Top 5 List PA-S from Touro University 1. The Ferry Building Located on the Embarcadero about a mile away from the Moscone Center, the Ferry Building is a foodie emporium and a San Francisco must!  Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the many artisan vendors offering the best of the Bay.  Check […]

Currently Accepting Grant Applications—The PA Foundation

Currently Accepting Grant Applications—The PA Foundation             The PA Foundation is accepting applications (until April 24) for the first set of IMPACT grants, to be announced during AAPA Conference, May 23−27, in San Francisco. The IMPACT Grant Program offers funding to encourage and support  PA and PA student involvement in […]

PA Program Spotlight – Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University’s PA Program Spotlight By Phil Walcott Master Faculty Specialist Western Michigan University Angel House Charity Students from Western Michigan University’s Physician Assistant program participated in a community service project during this year’s Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA) annual Fall CME Conference.  The meeting was held in Traverse City, MI from October […]

How to take on AAPA conference as a student!

Tips for Conference in San Francisco By Courtney McCotter This will be Courtney’s third AAPA Conference. She has attended in the past as a PA student, as a regional director on the Student Academy Board and will attend this year as a student representative to the House of Delegates. Courtney attended Grand Valley State University […]

Nominate Your Outstanding Preceptor!

Greetings, students! We hope that your Didactic and Clinical years are bringing you a wealth of knowledge and experience.  This is an enthusiastic reminder to Clinical Year students that you have the opportunity to recognize and appreciate those Preceptors who have given you their time and energy to better your educational and professional experience. Students, […]


BUILDING A CHALLENGE BOWL TEAM By Christopher Forest, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA Director of research and an assistant professor of clinical family medicine at USC The Challenge Bowl competition is reliably one of the highlights of the AAPA conferences, bringing in hundreds of attendees for this event and including over 70 PA programs from across the […]

Who’s Your PA Hero?

Have an amazing mentor? Tell PA Professional about an inspirational PA. First Rounds—PA Professional’s student news section—is looking for stories about mentors and those who have inspired you as a PA student.  We ask that articles be no longer than 400 words and written in a conversational manner. For more information or to submit a […]