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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • UNC PA Students Serve Rural Community Through Remote Area Medical Program

    From UNC School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies In late July 2018, first and second-year Physician Assistant Studies students, and two faculty mentors, provided health care in rural Wise, Virginia, through the Remote Area Medical (RAM) program, a nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. The RAM program delivers free dental, vision, and […]

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  • PAs Eligible for Reimbursement of Suboxone/Buprenorphine Training

    Duke has received a grant from HRSA to provide reimbursements for PAs and other clinicians who wish to complete the online MAT waiver training. This project is designed to enhance primary care training and address the opioid crisis in many communities. PAs in North Carolina are invited to apply for this  opportunity which will them […]

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  • New PA Program Leadership at Duke University

    Jacqueline Barnett Named Director of Duke Physician Assistant Program Jacqueline S. Barnett, DHSc, MSHS, PA-C, associate professor of community and family medicine, has been named program director, Duke Physician Assistant Program, effective June 1, 2018. Barnett has served as associate program director since late 2015. The decision was made after a national search conducted by an internal […]

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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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