Featured Associate: Mercy College of Ohio

Located in Toledo, Mercy College of Ohio’s Master of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Program launched in May 2021 and offers small cohort sizes, excellent student support services, and an active PA student society. As an affiliate of Bon Secours Mercy Health, one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare systems, Mercy College of Ohio … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Mercy College of Ohio”

Meet the New Trustees

Meet the new additions to the PAHx Board of Trustees! Trustee Richard Vause, Jr., DHSc, MPAS, PA-C, FCPP, DFAAPA, Captain USPHS (retired). has over 40 years of experience as a PA in clinical and academic settings, in addition to serving in the US Army and US Public Health Service. He has given back to the … Continue reading “Meet the New Trustees”

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”

Featured Associate: Northeastern University

Established in 1971, the Northeastern University Physician Assistant (PA) Program has a long-standing history of, and expertise in, the education and training of physician assistants. The PA program is located in close proximity to Boston’s major academic medical centers and was the first generalist PA training program in the nation to offer a master’s degree … Continue reading “Featured Associate: Northeastern University”

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 Utah

University of Utah’s PA program (UPAP) is one of the oldest in the country. UPAP faculty possess decades of clinical experience and have dedicated extensive effort to develop and hone classroom and small group teaching skills. Numerous PA programs share the strength of faculty expertise and meet their differing missions; however, the clinical exposure Utah’s … Continue reading “Featured Associate: University of Utah”