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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”

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

The 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 garden that honors PA veterans. The enhanced garden will feature a sitting area near the medic … Continue reading “Honor our PA Veterans by Purchasing an Engraved Brick Paver for upgraded Veterans Garden”

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 memorial 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”

Traveling PA Profession Banner and Online Exhibition

Traveling PA Profession Banner and Online Exhibition:  The PAHx and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to design a six-banner traveling exhibit, titled Physician Assistants: Collaboration and Care, which describes how the profession developed as a solution to meet the social and health care needs of the mid-20th century and how it continues to … Continue reading “Traveling PA Profession Banner and Online Exhibition”

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”