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!”
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”
Featured Associate: University of South Carolina
The emerging University of South Carolina (UofSC) School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program opened its doors to students in 2017. The fifth cohort of students began matriculating this past January. The mission of the program is to produce highly competent, compassionate physician assistants who are committed to lifelong learning and advancing the PA profession. The … Continue reading “Featured Associate: University of South Carolina”
Come Visit Our Virtual Booth
The PA History Society staff are attending AAPA this year…virtually Please visit our booth in the virtual exhibit hall: aapa21.org We will be available at the conference May 23-26 to answer any questions you may have about PA History, how to preserve your own organization’s history, the PA History Society, our newly updated Educational Learning … Continue reading “Come Visit Our Virtual Booth”