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”

PAHx Celebrates Women’s History Month

The PA History Society would like to celebrate the month of March – Women’s History Month – by highlighting some of the dynamic women who have made a difference in the profession. Each week we will be featuring different women who have made an impact in our “Making History by Making a Difference” spotlight on … Continue reading “PAHx Celebrates Women’s History Month”

Article on the First Meeting of the Minority Affairs Committee

Our Winter newsletter is here! Read about the first meeting of the AAPA Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) in the words of founding MAC member John Davis. This is the first installment in what will be an ongoing series in our newsletters. Davis will be tracing the evolution of the Minority Affairs Committee through the decades … Continue reading “Article on the First Meeting of the Minority Affairs Committee”

JAAPA & JPAE 50th Anniversary eBook

The JAAPA and JPAE have launched their joint 50th Anniversary eBook! The eBook collect all the 50th anniversary articles that ran in the two journals from 2016 to 2017. Many of the PA History Society Historians, Trustees, former Trustees, and Staff contributed by writing articles. The PA History Society also lent a hand by providing … Continue reading “JAAPA & JPAE 50th Anniversary eBook”

PA History Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Garden Dedication Ceremony

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the physician assistant (PA) profession, the PA History Society (PAHx) honored U.S. Veterans and active duty PAs, with the April 8, 2017 unveiling of a veterans garden at the Eugene A. Stead, Jr. Center for PAs in Durham, North Carolina. Please click here to see photos from the event. … Continue reading “PA History Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Garden Dedication Ceremony”

Physician Assistant History Society: Celebrating 15 Years 2002-2017

The PA History Society turned 15 years old this January! To honor our “birthday” we produced a manuscript that tells the history of the History Society. It tells the story of how the idea of creating an institution to preserve PA history came about, the achievements and trials in our 15 years, and finally our … Continue reading “Physician Assistant History Society: Celebrating 15 Years 2002-2017”