Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month!
Hola, Estamos muy contentos de celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana! We are thankful for the contributions of Hispanic and Latino American PAs. Below are some inspiring stories from our Oral History Interview Collection and Biology Collection to inspire and help celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Month. Oral History Interviews: Ilaria Gadalla, DMSc, PA-C, shares … Continue reading “Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month!”
PAHx Board Call for Applications!
The PA History Society is looking for a new Trustee for our Board! The Society has one Trustee position available for a three-year term starting on January 1, 2022 and concluding on December 31, 2024. A second three-year term is optional after completing a successful first term. Applications will be accepted through September 10, 2021. … Continue reading “PAHx Board Call for Applications!”
PAHx Needs a Student Trustee!
The PA History Society is accepting applications for the position of Student PA Trustee to serve on the Society’s Board. The PAHx seeks to add a student PA for a one-year term from January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022. Please note that students must be enrolled in a North American PA program. You may … Continue reading “PAHx Needs a Student Trustee!”
Corpsmen and Medics
The first three formerly trained PAs were former Navy Corpsmen. Like them, many of the early PAs had backgrounds as either medics or corpsmen. They either wanted to build on their learned skills and stay in the military or transfer their knowledge to the civilian sector. The Society started a project to collect interviews from … Continue reading “Corpsmen and Medics”
Happy Fourth of July!
The PA History Society wishes everyone a safe and fun Fourth of July weekend! If you have some time in between fireworks and BBQs, take a moment to be inspired by our oral history interview collection! Read through our online Biography Collection featuring PAs who made history by making a difference and other leaders that … Continue reading “Happy Fourth of July!”
Celebrating Pride Month
To celebrate Pride Month, the PA History Society has been honoring PAs who have helped the LGBT+ health community. Their stories are inspiring and show that it just takes willingness and a kind heart to make a huge impact in the world. Mark Behar helped in the formation of the LGBT Caucus back in 1979, … Continue reading “Celebrating Pride Month”