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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • NCAPA Endowment Student Grants Available

    Now is the time! The NCAPA Endowment offers one grant to one student from each PA program in North Carolina each year. The grants can be used in anyway the student sees fit, to help offset some of the costs of PA school. The grants are available only to NCAPA student members who will be […]

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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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  • 2018 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Rebecca Stolorena

        The NCAPA Endowment board congratulates Rebecca Stolorena as the 2018 NCAPA Endowment Grant recipient from the Gardner-Webb University PA Program. Prior to PA school, Rebecca attended the University of Georgia, earning a BS in Biology and Psychology. She was a proficient researcher in areas such as infectious disease and cystic fibrosis. Rebecca volunteered […]

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  • NC PA Program Highlight | Gardner-Webb University

    by Jacqueline Moreda, PA-S, Gardner-Webb University Class of 2020 Gardner-Webb PA Students and faculty offering blood pressure screenings at a nearby soup kitchen. Gardner-Webb University’s Physician Assistant Program matriculated its first cohort in January of 2013 and recently welcomed its 6th cohort. Gardner-Webb’s most recent class, the class of 2018, had a 100% first-time PANCE […]

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  • 2018 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Jasmine Gosnell

    The NCAPA Endowment board congratulates Jasmine Morgan Gosnell as the 2018 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant recipient from the Lenoir-Rhyne University PA Program. Prior to PA school, Ms. Gosnell attended the University of Virginia where she competed on the equestrian and polo teams. She also competed in international croquet!  After college, her passion grew into providing service […]

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  • 2018 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Jacob Cimolino

    The NCAPA Endowment board congratulates Jacob Cimolino as the 2018 NCAPA Endowment Thomas Benjamin Houck student scholarship recipient from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine PA program. Before entering PA school, Jacob (aka Jake) graduated Magna Cum Laude from Colorado Mesa University.  He majored in Exercise Science and minored in Chemistry while also playing collegiate […]

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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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  • NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Isaac Waalen

    Congratulations to Isaac Waalen as the 2018 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant recipient from the Wingate University PA Program. Prior to PA school, Mr. Waalen graduated from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, while actively participating in widespread service, volunteer, and leadership efforts on his campus. During PA school, he served as his program’s delegate to the Assembly […]

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  • Duke University Preceptor Development Mini-Fellowship

    Duke Health’s Primary Care Preceptor Development Mini-Fellowship Program, administered by the Duke Physician Assistant Program, offers clinician educators a unique opportunity to learn from expert faculty at one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. The goal of the program is to equip preceptors to become effective clinician educators who can develop and implement curricula […]

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