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  • NCAPA Selects House of Delegates Representatives

    NCAPA is pleased to announce the results of the election for NCAPA representatives to the AAPA House of Delegates. The following members will serve as Delegates and Alternates for a term of July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015. Delegates are: Alisha DeTroye, PA-C, Paul Hendrix, PA-C, Marc Katz, PA-C, Suzanne Reich, PA-C, Samantha Rogers, […]

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  • Extended Deadline! June 6 for PA of the Year Nominations

    The nomination period for the NCAPA “PA of the Year” award is being extended to Thursday, June 6. NCAPA members are encouraged submit nominations via the online form as soon as possible. To be eligible for the PA of the Year award, an individual must be a Fellow Member of NCAPA in good standing for a minimum […]

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  • Nominations Due May 30 for PA of the Year Award

    At its May 4 meeting, NCAPA’s Board of Directors unanimously approved plans for a “PA of the Year” award. The award honors a physician assistant who has demonstrated exemplary service to the PA profession and the community, and who has furthered the image of the physician assistant profession while providing significant contributions to the health […]

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  • Job Satisfaction among PAs: June 1 Survey Deadline

    Dr. David Compton, an associate professor of Physician Assistant Studies at Wingate University, is conducting a study on practice characteristics, worksite characteristics, and job satisfaction among physician assistants in North Carolina. The goal of the study is to identify factors that can be used to enhance the physician assistant curriculum and better prepare PA students […]

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  • Challenge Bowl Attracts Record Number of Players

    A record number of physician assistant students from across North Carolina participated in the seventh annual NCAPA Student Medical Challenge Bowl on Saturday, May 11.  Thirty-six students from five PA programs in the state competed on four randomly selected inter-collegiate teams. The Challenge Bowl is a Jeopardy-style game with two rounds of play, each with […]

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  • Citizens are Dying of Prescription Drug Overdoses

    NCAPA president Don Metzger, PA-C, speaks out in an op-ed on NC Spin. http://www.ncspin.com/2013/04/03/prescription-drug-overdoses-2/

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  • NCAPA partners with Project Lazarus to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

    The North Carolina Academy of Physicians Assistants (NCAPA) is urging all physician assistants practicing in North Carolina to register with the North Carolina Controlled Substance Reporting System in 2013 as part of an effort to stem the growing misuse of prescription drugs. The NCAPA is teaming with Project Lazarus and Community Care of North Carolina in a […]

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  • Robinson Recognized for NC Medical Board Service

    NCAPA recently recognized Peggy Robinson, PA-C, for her long-time service on the North Carolina Medical Board. NCAPA President Don Metzger presented Robinson with a plaque at the January meeting of NCAPA’s Board. Peggy served for six years on the NC Medical Board, and was the only non-physician health care provider on the Board. She served […]

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  • Elon PA Program Welcomes First Class

    Faculty and administrators at Elon University welcomed the inaugural class of students in Elon’s Physician Assistant Studies program to campus in January. The PA program is newest addition to the university’s graduate offerings in the field of health care. The charter class of 38 physician assistant students represents undergraduate institutions such as UNC-Chapel Hill, University […]

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  • Katz Runs for AAPA Board

    NCAPA member Jeffrey Katz, PA-C, is one of three endorsed candidates vying for three available seats on the 2013 AAPA Board of Directors. Members in good standing within AAPA will be eligible to vote beginning April 1. Polls close April 30.

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