New Year, New Chance to Give!

Welcome to 2021! A brand new year, is a brand new chance to become a Annual Friend of the PA History Society! If you were an Annual Friend in 2020, please donate again in 2021 to stay one of the Society’s Friends. To become an Annual Friend of the Society, it just takes a tax-deductible … 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!”

Featured Associate: Mercyhurst University

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Mercyhurst University is at the forefront of education for PAs; it emphasizes professional excellence and leadership through a 24-month program. In addition, the PA program educates Mercyhurst students to become advocates of just practices, policies and standards in the profession, while teaching them to promote the right to … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Mercyhurst University”

Featured Associate: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS)

About the Program In 2002 MCPHS acquired the Notre Dame College (New Hampshire) PA program, which had first been accredited in 1998 and which enrolled its first class in 1999; MCPHS—Manchester campus graduated its first class of Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) students in December 2002. Our accelerated program offers a 24-month curriculum with … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS)”

PAHx PA Week Winners!

Congratulations to our three winners for our PA Week Student Drawing: Whitney Tucker, Mykala Thompson, and Elena Bantle! To enter the contest, PA students had to submit how the COVID-19 Pandemic had affected their time at PA school OR how they were helping out in their communities during the Pandemic. Read the amazing responses from … Continue reading “PAHx PA Week Winners!”


Written by Marilyn H. Fitzgerald, Honorary PA Reprinted from the 2015 Fall edition of Historical Happenings Earlier this month, October 6 – 12, the PA profession celebrated National PA Week, seven days of celebrating and raising awareness about the profession and its role in keeping us healthy.  Established in 1987 as “National PA Day,” Historical … Continue reading “NATIONAL PA WEEK – ORIGINS AND HISTORY”

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