Women’s History Month

Joyce Nichols was the first female PA. She graduated from the Duke PA program in 1970. She had applied to the program three times prior to her acceptance. She was originally denied because she was not a military corpsman, she had children, and she was a woman. During this time in US history, the majority … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, the PA History Society is proud to share on our website the stories of individuals who have not only helped shape the PA profession itself, but have also meaningfully impacted the healthcare of the communities they serve. Please watch, listen and read the inspiring oral histories, videos and biographies linked … Continue reading “Black History Month”

FEATURED ASSOCIATE: University of Michigan – Flint

The University of Michigan-Flint’s Physician Assistant program was proud to welcome its inaugural class of 40 students in January 2021, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic! That first class started clinical rotations in 2022 and will graduate in summer 2023. The program is the first and only PA program offered on any of the … Continue reading “FEATURED ASSOCIATE: University of Michigan – Flint”

Happy Birthday PAHx!

The PA History Society’s birthday is on January 17th! On this date in 2002, the PAHx was incorporated in North Carolina. The Society has enjoyed 21 years of fun, educational products and projects that preserve and share the history of the PA profession. Our 21st year is going to be action packed: We will continue … Continue reading “Happy Birthday PAHx!”

New Year, New Chance to Give!

Happy 2023! A brand new year, is a brand new chance to become an Annual Friend of the PA History Society! If you were an Annual Friend in 2022, please donate again in 2023 to stay one of the Society’s Friends. To become an Annual Friend of the Society, it just takes a tax-deductible donation … Continue reading “New Year, New Chance to Give!”

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!”