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PA of the Year (previous version)

NCAPA’s PA of the Year award honors a PA who has demonstrated exemplary service to the profession and the community, and who has furthered the image of the PA profession while providing significant contributions to the health of the citizens of North Carolina.


To be eligible for the PA of the Year award, an individual must be a Fellow Member of NCAPA in good standing for a minimum of five years and be licensed by the NC Medical Board.

Deadline for Nominations

May 15 is the deadline for 2015 nominations. Any NCAPA member may submit a nomination, including self-nomination. Nominations should include a written rationale detailing how the nominee meets the award criteria and why he/she is deserving of the award. The Awards Committee will review all nominations and select the PA of the Year recipient no later than June 15.  The recipient will be notified of the award no later than July 1.

Award Ceremony

The 2015 PA of the Year award recipient will be honored at the NCAPA 2015 Summer Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC. In addition to a plaque, the recipient will receive a complimentary conference registration and one night’s lodging associated with attending the awards presentation.  The recipient’s name will be added to a permanent plaque at the Stead Center recognizing PA of the Year award winners.