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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • 2019 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Victoria Sanchez, Methodist University

    Congratulations to PA student Victoria Sanchez for receiving the NCAPA Endowment 2019 Student Grant for Methodist University. Prior to PA school, Victoria graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Biology and minor in Chemistry and Psychology. She expresses strong devotion to the life-long learning required for PAs and to health maintenance and wellness. Her career […]

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  • Primary Care Transformation Fellowship Accepting Applications for Second Cohort

    from Duke Family Medicine and Community Health The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is accepting applications to fill the second cohort of a two-year Primary Care Transformation Fellowship, which begins July 1, 2020. The goal of the fellowship is to train physicians and physician assistants to lead health care transformation and improve health […]

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  • The 2019 NCAPA Student Leadership Retreat

    by Caroline Griswold, NCAPA Program Coordinator The 2019 NCAPA Student Leadership Retreat was held at the Stead Center on Saturday, November 16. 58 students and 11 guests attended, representing all 11 NC PA programs. The day, which was emceed by Student Affairs Committee Chair Molly Calabria, PA-C, began with a medical bingo icebreaker from NCAPA […]

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  • NC PA Program Highlight | Wingate University

    by Delaney Brummer, PA-S The mission of the Wingate University Physician Assistant Program is “dedicated to developing educated, productive and ethical physician assistants to serve the healthcare needs of the community in which they practice.”   The inaugural class for the Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree at Wingate University matriculated in August 2008, and […]

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  • NC PA Program Highlight | Methodist University

    by Jamaica Sykes, PA-S, Methodist University Longstanding History The Methodist University Physician Assistant Program (MUPAP) began as a Bachelor of Science program in 1996 with only 4 students. It is now a 27-month master’s program that enrolls 40 students per cohort. Since the graduation of our inaugural class in 1998, MUPAP has graduated more than […]

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  • NC PA Program Highlight | High Point University

    by Dakota Griffin, PA-S, High Point University High point Mayor visits HPU to declare National PA Day ordinance.  Preparing Students for Healthcare of the Future High Point University’s PA program was founded in 2014 under the leadership of Linda Sekhon, DHSc, PA-C. The program is one of the newer PA educational programs in North Carolina, […]

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  • NC PA Program Highlight | UNC-Chapel Hill

    by Joey McCracken, PA-S, UNC-Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Physician Assistant Program is an intensive 24 month program located in the heart of North Carolina. From the very beginning, UNC-PA has had a mission to promote high-quality, accessible, patient-centered health care for the people of North Carolina and the nation […]

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  • NC PA Program Highlight | Wake Forest University

    by Carolyn Avila-Duran, PA-S, Wake Forest The Wake Forest School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program is proud to celebrate 50 years of education! The mission of the Wake Forest PA Program is to produce highly capable, compassionate PAs who deliver patient-centered care, make significant contributions to the health care community and continually advance the PA […]

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  • Campbell PA Program Seeks Volunteers | 5th Annual Mock Mass Casualty Incident

    The Campbell University PA Program is holding its 5th annual mock Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) at the Campbell University Campus in Buies Creek on Saturday, June 8th. The event brings CUPA together with the local community and other medical profession programs at Campbell to provide training and experience in handling a mass catastrophe. The Campbell […]

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  • NC PA Program Highlight | Campbell University

    by Dawn McGuire, PA-S, Campbell University Campbell University’s Physician Assistant Program is a 24-month graduate degree program and matriculated its first class in 2013.  Centered on the core values of faith, learning and service, Campbell’s PA program prepares students to be compassionate, competent and professional health care providers. We are also proud to say that […]

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