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  • PAs Vote to Advance Profession to Meet Modern Healthcare Needs

    LAS VEGAS (May 18, 2017) — At the annual conference of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA), members of its House of Delegates unanimously approved Optimal Team Practice, a new policy intended to enhance the ability of PAs to meet the needs of patients and ensure the future of the profession in a changing healthcare […]

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  • NCAPA Addresses NCCPA State Lobbying Efforts

    Read NCAPA’s Board of Directors letter to NCCPA regarding the NCCPA’s lobbying efforts in other states here.

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  • DHHS Seeking Public Input on Medicaid Reform

    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public input from April 25 to May 25, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. on the Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs transformation (also known as “Medicaid reform”). While all comments are welcome, the Department is specifically looking for input on the following topics: Integrating Primary […]

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  • PA Day at the NC Legislature!

    Thank you to all the PA Advocates who joined NCAPA for PA Day at the Legislature. We are grateful to Senator Andrew Brock and Representative Gale Adcock who took the time to meet with our group and to all the legislators who met with PAs. We were also pleased to have the opportunity to meet […]

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  • Veteran’s Memorial Garden Re-dedication

    Saturday, April 8th was a beautiful day with a Carolina blue sky, a nice breeze, and a lovely 65 degrees.  Over 80 individuals gathered at the Stead Center in Durham to rededicate the John McElligott Veterans Memorial Garden.  NCAPA President Truett Smith, PA-C, welcomed guests and the PA History Society’s Historian Emeritus, Reginald Carter, Ph.D., PA, described briefly […]

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  • Elon University Names New Dean of the School of Health Sciences

    “Elon University has selected Rebecca Neiduski as the new dean of the School of Health Sciences. She begins her new role on June 1, succeeding Elizabeth Rogers, the founding dean who retired in 2016.” Read the full article here.

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  • UW MEDEX Founder Dr. Richard A. Smith Honored

    “On January 1st, 2017, President Barack Obama honored Richard A. Smith, MD, a founding father of the Physician Assistant profession, for his many contributions in the areas of PA education, racial desegregation and global health.  Dr. Smith has devoted his lifetime to the cause of improving access to basic healthcare in urban, rural and underserved […]

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  • NCCPA Responds to PA Concerns with Change to CME Requirements

    Big news coming from NCCPA about certification requirements. We are pleased to have NCCPA President/CEO and Board Chair presenting certification information at our Summer Conference on Monday, August 22nd at 8:30am. We look forward to seeing you there! Read about the NCCPA response to SA and PI CME Requirements here.

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  • NCAPA Responds to NCCPA’s Proposed Certification Changes

    Read NCAPA’s Board of Directors’ response to the NCCPA proposed changes here.

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  • NCAPA Awarded AAPA Outreach and Advocacy Award

    NCAPA was presented with the AAPA Outreach and Advocacy Award for “Fostering PA Excellence” at the 2016 AAPA Conference.  The award was given in recognition of the efforts and success in securing a designated PA Seat on the NC Medical Board. Thank you to all the dedicated PAs in North Carolina that made this possible! […]

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