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  • NC PA Program Highlight | Duke University

    by Kiarash P. Rahmanian, MPH, PA-S, Duke University The Duke University Physician Assistant Program is a 24-month long program and the birthplace of the PA profession, beginning in 1965 under the leadership of Dr. Eugene Stead. The first class of three PAs, Victor Germino, Kenneth Ferrell and Richard Scheele, graduated from Duke University on October 6th, 1967. Today, the Duke PA class […]

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  • NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Tricia Tiu

    The NCAPA Endowment board congratulates Tricia Tiu as the 2018 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant recipient from the UNC-Chapel Hill PA Program. Prior to PA school, Tricia earned a BS in Behavioral Neuroscience from Northeastern University, while also completing an internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as a clinical research assistant. She then worked for eight […]

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  • NC PA Program Highlight | Lenoir-Rhyne University

    by Erin Diggs, PA-S, Lenoir-Rhyne University Class of 2020 Lenoir-Rhyne University’s inaugural PA program class of 2018 The Lenoir-Rhyne University Physician Assistant Program is a 27-month long program which began in January 2016. The first cohort of 29 students obtained a 100% pass rate on their first time taking the PANCE after graduation in May 2018. The […]

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  • 2018 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winners

    Congratulations to all the recipients of the 2018 NCAPA Endowment Student Grants!  They are: Frank Stooksbury, Campbell Aaron Peterson, Duke Hannah Grabow, ECU Karen Siege, Elon Rebecca Stolorena, Gardner-Webb Martha Hunt, High Point Morgan Gosnell, Lenoir-Rhyne Amber Suits, Methodist Tricia Tiu, UNC Jacob Cimolino, Wake Forest Isaac Waalen, Wingate Best of luck to you in […]

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  • 2018 Posters Available to View

    Read about the posters presented in the 2018 Poster Session here.

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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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  • 5 New PA Programs – and 2 of them in North Carolina!

    “On October 5, ARC-PA announced five new provisionally accredited PA programs. The total number of accredited entry-level PA programs has reached 200.” Read the full article here.

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  • New Legislation Ensures Robust Future for PAs

    Two pieces of legislation introduced before the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday byRep. Karen Bass (D-CA), a former physician assistant (PA) and PA educator, would ensure PA educational programs have the resources needed, expand educational opportunities for students wanting to become PAs, and increase quality health care for rural and medically underserved areas. While PAs […]

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  • PA Student Receives Lanny Parker Memorial Grant

    Sarah Nelson, a physician assistant student in the Elon University Class of 2016, received a grant from the NCAPA Endowment to attend the Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference in Asheville, NC.  Read more about it here.

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  • Duke PA Program Ranked #1 by USA News and World Report!

    See the list of rankings here.  

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