Become a PA Historian

How to Save, Study and Share the story of PAs, our History, and Legacy A 1-day PA Historian Boot Camp to be held prior to the AAPA Conference in Denver, Colorado on Friday, May 17, 2019! Learn more about PA History and how to preserve your legacy, network with other PA history buffs!  Comments from … Continue reading “Become a PA Historian”

Featured Associate: Florida Academy of PAs

In 1974 Florida graduated its first PA students from the University of Florida College of Medicine/Santa Fe Community College Physician Assistant. That same year, the Florida Academy of PAs (FAPA) was formed with 40 members. FAPA took an active role in lobbying for PA legislation, winning legislative funding for PA schools, the formation of a … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Florida Academy of PAs”

PAHx Society Turns 17!

The PA History Society will be turning sweet 17 on January 17th! The Society has enjoyed 17 years of fun, educational products and projects that preserve and share the history of the PA profession. Our 17th year is going to be action packed: Speaking engagements are already scheduled to present the history of the profession … Continue reading “PAHx Society Turns 17!”

Give the Gift of PA History!

Do you have your gift picked out for the special PA in your life? (And that special PA can be yourself. We won’t tell!) You can get your holiday shopping done at the PA History Society and help the Society’s efforts to preserve the profession’s history with your tax-deductible donation for any of our products! … Continue reading “Give the Gift of PA History!”

Featured Associate: Florida Gulf Coast University

The Florida Gulf Coast University Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) is a full-time 27-month program preparing graduate level physician assistants. The mission of the MPAS Program is to prepare competent and effective primary care PAs who collaboratively practice with physicians and other members of the healthcare team. Florida Gulf Coast University is a public … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Florida Gulf Coast University”

Prentiss Harrison, Rest Well

It is with a heavy heart that the PA History Society has to announce the passing of Prentiss Harrison. Mr. Harrison was the first African American PA and a true pioneer of the profession. He was a driving force in expanding the diversity of the profession in its early years. He worked with Joyce Nichols, … Continue reading “Prentiss Harrison, Rest Well”