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Honor a Military PA!

The PA Veterans Garden, located at the Stead Center in Durham, NC, still has space for more inscribed bricks!  Honor your service or that of another PA! All proceeds go toward the maintenance of the Garden and the inscribing and placing of the bricks.  Brick purchases are tax-deductible. The Garden honors PAs who have served … Continue reading “Honor a Military PA!”

Featured Associate: Chatham University

Chatham University’s PA program started in December 1995 with a class of 14 students and has grown significantly over the years to 80 incoming students per year. In the first year of the program, class sessions were held in the library, and physical diagnosis was practiced in a basement.  Now the program has a newly … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Chatham University”

Featured Associate: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Fifty years ago, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Physician Assistant Program accepted its first four students. The founder of the nation’s first formal educational program to train surgical physician assistants, John Webster Kirklin (1917-2004), was also a pioneer in the development of cardiac surgery. He modified and made clinically workable a heart-lung bypass machine … Continue reading “Featured Associate: University of Alabama at Birmingham”

Featured Associate: Marist College

Preliminary discussions regarding the development of a PA program began within the School of Science in mid-2011.  In line with the College’s mission and values, and through a rigorous and strategic planning process, a strong proposal for a Physician Assistant Program was developed in 2012.  In September 2015, ARC-PA granted Marist “accreditation-provisional status” and the … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Marist College”

Featured Associate: Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) began its PA program planning process in the fall of 2012. The process began at the level of the School of Medicine (SOM) administration and was led by Dean Pamela Davis. Dean Davis attended medical school at Duke University in the early 1970’s, at a time when Dr. Eugene Stead … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Case Western Reserve University”

Honor our PA Veterans by Purchasing an Engraved Brick Paver for upgraded Veterans Memorial Garden

7.28.17 Website – PAVER list in alphabetical orderThe garden honors PAs who have served or are currently serving in the uniformed services of our country, especially the former medical corpsmen who became PAs and pioneered the profession 50 years ago. The garden is currently the ONLY memorial garden that honors PA veterans. The enhanced garden … Continue reading “Honor our PA Veterans by Purchasing an Engraved Brick Paver for upgraded Veterans Memorial Garden”