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PA of the Year

NCAPA’s PA of the Year award honors a PA who has demonstrated exemplary service to the profession and the community, and who has furthered the image of the PA profession while providing significant contributions to the health of the citizens of North Carolina.


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To be eligible for PA of the Year nomination, the potential recipient must be a Fellow or Associate Member of NCAPA and have been practicing as a PA for a minimum of five years.

Deadline for Nominations

May 1 is the deadline for 2018 nominations. Any NCAPA member may submit a nomination, including self-nomination. Nominations should include a written rationale detailing how the nominee meets the award criteria and why he/she is deserving of the award. The Awards Committee will review all nominations and select the PA of the Year recipient no later than June 15.  The recipient will be notified of the award no later than July 1.

Award Ceremony

The 2018 PA of the Year award recipient will be honored at the NCAPA 2018 Summer Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC. In addition to a plaque, the recipient will receive a complimentary conference registration and one night’s lodging associated with attending the awards presentation.  The recipient’s name will be added to a permanent plaque at the Stead Center recognizing PA of the Year award winners.