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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • 2019 PA Day at the NC Legislature

    By Caroline Griswold, NCAPA Program Coordinator On April 10th, 34 practicing PAs and PA students, along with NCAPA staff, gathered at the Stead Center in Durham to prepare for the 4th Annual PA Day at the NC Legislature. The day started with a crash course on legislative advocacy, presented by NCAPA Executive Director Emily Adams […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | Rebecca McGowan

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. Our April I Am NCAPA member highlight is Rebecca McGowan. Rebecca went to PA school in New York, at Bayley Seton Hospital. The Bayley Seton program became the St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center program, which has now become […]

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  • 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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  • I Am NCAPA | Sam Aloian

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. Our March I Am NCAPA member highlight is Sam Aloian. Sam is a graduate of the Duke University PA program. He currently specializes in Psychiatry and has recently been selected as the NCAPA liaison to the NC Physician’s Health […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | Laura Orsban

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. Our February I Am NCAPA member highlight is Laura Orsban. Laura is a graduate of Bowman Gray, aka the Wake Forest University PA program. She currently specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and works at Novant Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in […]

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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 Seeks Program Coordinator

    NCAPA is seeking a Program Coordinator to join a vibrant staff with offices located at the Stead Center in Durham, NC. Come join the one organization dedicated exclusively to protecting the rights of all PAs in North Carolina! Read about the position and apply here.

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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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  • NCAPA Seeking House of Delegates Nominations

    by NCAPA Nominating Committee Nominations are now open for candidates seeking to be the NCAPA representatives to the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) 2020 and 2021 House of Delegates (HOD). The AAPA HOD is the representative governance body for the national professional organization. It is comprised of delegates who represent chapters and other constituent […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | Kenneth Blanton

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. Happy New Year! January’s I Am NCAPA member highlight is Kenneth Blanton. Kenneth is a graduate of Bowman Gray, also known as the Wake Forest University PA program. He has been a member since 2009 and currently lives […]

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