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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • I Am NCAPA | Angela Duke

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. This month’s member highlight is Angela Duke. Angela is a graduate of Wake Forest University’s PA program and is currently employed at Moses Cone in Cardiology, at CHMG HeartCare. Angela has been a member of NCAPA since 2013 […]

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  • The Stock Yards

    by Alexandra Godfrey, PA-C The following piece received a 2018 Section of Medical Humanities Writing Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).  The pieces considered for the award were chosen blindly, so the author was unknown at the time of reading. What the ACEP didn’t realize is that they chose the same author who […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | Cameron Holman

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. This month’s member highlight is Cameron Holman, whom we met during an OTP Listening session in Wilmington. He is a recent graduate of Wake Forest University’s PA program. Cameron is a member of NCAPA because he wants “to […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | Claudia Diaz

      NCAPA is launching a campaign to focus on the extraordinary PAs throughout the state who provide quality healthcare while also maintaining membership in NCAPA. Our “I am NCAPA” begins this month and will run throughout all of 2019. We want to share why you love being a PA and why membership in your state […]

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  • Interview with Varnell McDonald-Fletcher, PA-C, of the NC Medical Board

     NCAPA interviews Varnell McDonald-Fletcher, the PA that sits on the NC Medical Board.   Why did you decide to pursue service on the NC Medical Board? I would like to state that I am truly honored to have been appointed by Governor Roy Cooper as a board member to the North Carolina Medical Board. I […]

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  • NCAPA and the NC Biotechnology Center are Partnering to Promote Innovation Among PAs.

    The NCAPA website has a new page on PAs and Innovation to provide valuable information for PAs regarding the “Problem to Product” process. See more information here.

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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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  • NC Medical Board Honors 50 Years of the PA Profession

    The NCMB included a timeline of the PA profession, in honor of the 50th anniversary, in their most recent newsletter. Read the full article here.

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  • PAs Vote to Advance Profession to Meet Modern Healthcare Needs

    LAS VEGAS (May 18, 2017) — At the annual conference of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA), members of its House of Delegates unanimously approved Optimal Team Practice, a new policy intended to enhance the ability of PAs to meet the needs of patients and ensure the future of the profession in a changing healthcare […]

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  • UW MEDEX Founder Dr. Richard A. Smith Honored

    “On January 1st, 2017, President Barack Obama honored Richard A. Smith, MD, a founding father of the Physician Assistant profession, for his many contributions in the areas of PA education, racial desegregation and global health.  Dr. Smith has devoted his lifetime to the cause of improving access to basic healthcare in urban, rural and underserved […]

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