AAPA 2020 Keynote Alex Sheen Shares His Journey of Keeping Promises

Feel like you’re missing out since AAPA 2020 was canceled in Nashville? You can still experience General Session keynote speaker Alex Sheen’s poignant story of founding because i said i would, a nonprofit focused on bettering humanity through making and keeping promises.

Put Yourself Out There! Become a PA Student Leader

A PA and student panel at LAS in March shared opportunities for student leadership, including getting involved at a state chapter, applying to the AAPA Student Academy or a commission, or advocating for leadership roles at work. Their message: just put yourself out there!

PAs on the Front Lines: Sarah Chobot in Palliative Care

Sarah Chobot, MPAS, PA-C, works in palliative care at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Chobot and her colleagues rely on technology to make sure their patients and families can connect.

Student Academy Founder Jeff Heinrich Passes Away

AAPA’s first student president and founder of the official AAPA Student Academy, J. Jeffrey Heinrich, EdD, PA-C Emeritus, died on May 10 in Guilford, Connecticut. Heinrich was also co-founder of the PA History Society and recipient of many professional honors and awards.

PA Student Finds Opportunity to Help Respiratory Therapists

Savannah Potter, PA-S, was finishing up an internal medicine rotation at Mather Hospital in Port Jefferson, New York, when the COVID-19 surge began. She wanted to help in any way she could and has been able to assist respiratory therapists during the pandemic.

Behind the Scenes at Northwell Health as PAs Respond to COVID-19

Northwell Health in the New York City area has been at the epicenter of COVID-19 response. Nearly 10,000 patients have recovered within the health system’s facilities. Five PA leaders share how they redeployed staff, repurposed space, and created innovative practices.

Tips for New PAs on How to Grow Your Role at Work

Are you a new PA who is ready to grow your role and increase responsibilities at work? Two members of the Early Career PA Commission, Allyson Hamacher, PA-C, and Jack Ward, PA-C, share tips for other early career PAs.