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”

Featured Associate: Hardin-Simmons University

The Hardin-Simmons University Physician Assistant Program is a graduate level, professional Program designed to produce clinicians who are committed to provide exceptional, compassionate, individualized patient care, serve their communities, advance the profession and engage in life-long learning and professional development. The curriculum of the program requires 50 hours of community service. The students may volunteer … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Hardin-Simmons University”

Giving Tuesday: Support the PAHx Society!

November 27th is Giving Tuesday! The PA History Society is a non-profit organization that depends on your support to keep the history of the profession and share it through fun and innovative projects. To see a list of our previous projects completed, please click here. This Giving Tuesday, please think our your profession’s history and … Continue reading “Giving Tuesday: Support the PAHx Society!”

Honor a Military PA This Veterans Day!

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 This Veterans Day!”

Featured Associate: Des Moines University

Hands on, relevant and real-world: Des Moines University’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Program prepares students to practice with expertise and confidence as a member of health care teams in a wide variety of health care settings. Founded in 1981 in Iowa’s capital city, the program graduated its first class of 10 students … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Des Moines University”

Become a Friend of the Society

The PA History Society is able to undertake the amazing projects that we do through the help of donations from our gracious patrons. Through these generous, tax-deductible gifts, we have been able to: Create our educational resources for PA students, such as our Toolkits for PA programs and books Update our website to be more … Continue reading “Become a Friend of the Society”