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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • Leading the Way | Brandon Blank, PA-C

    NCAPA is a leader. But we couldn’t do it without the PAs among us dedicated to leading the way. Brandon Blank was born and raised in Colorado. He was very active in sports as a child, leading him to pursue an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. After undergrad, he […]

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  • Public Health Alert | Coronavirus

    NC DHHS on Monday released updated clinical guidance on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The agency also issued a temporary order requiring clinicians to report suspected or confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV to the health director in their county or district. NC DHHS is advising clinicians in North Carolina to monitor this rapidly evolving situation closely. For […]

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  • Leading the Way | Brian J. Robinson, MS, MPAS, PA-C

    With the beginning of the new year, NCAPA is highlighting new faces. Leadership is so important to the PA profession, so we wanted to take an opportunity to introduce you to some great PA leaders among us, right here in North Carolina. And with that, our highlighted leader this month is Brian Robinson, MS, MPAS, […]

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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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  • I Am NCAPA | Molly Calabria

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. Our November I Am NCAPA highlighted member is Molly Calabria. Molly has been involved with NCAPA ever since she was a student in the Campbell University PA program in 2012. She currently lives in Fuquay Varina with her […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | 2019 PA of the Year, Carole Holt, PA-C

    Carole Holt, PA-C, has been named the 2019 NCAPA PA of the Year! The timing of the award couldn’t be better this year, as we find ourselves in October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Carole spent many years treating individuals with breast cancer with great compassion and expert care. Carole just retired this year, […]

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  • NCAPA Election Results are in! | 2020 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee

    Thank you to everyone who voted in the recent election to elect our 2020 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee members. The results are in! The elected are: President-Elect: Elyse Watkins, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA Treasurer: Ryan Vann, PA-C Directors at Large: Meg Beal, PA-C Molly Calabria, PA-C Alexandra Godfrey, PA-C Nominating Committee Member: Truett Smith, […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | Mark Belligan

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. Our June I Am NCAPA member highlight is Mark Belligan. Mark attended the Eastern Virginia Medical School Physician Assistant Program and has been a Fellow member of NCAPA since 2016. He specializes in Family Practice in is currently employed […]

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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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  • 2019 NC MedAssist Luncheon Provides Food and Inspiration

    On Thursday, May 2, NCAPA PA members and staff joined medical professionals from across the state to attend the 2019 NC MedAssist Executive Luncheon in Raleigh. NC MedAssist is a Charlotte-based nonprofit that seeks to bridge the healthcare gap by providing free prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to low-income North Carolinians. The keynote speaker for the […]

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