Lt. Col. John Detro is a highly decorated Army PA and the recipient of the 2018 AAPA Military Service PA Award. He has spent his life serving his country and the PA profession, transforming medical training for the U.S. military and elevating PAs in the Army.
PA Ken Sherry, the 2018 AAPA/Physician Assistant Education Association Preceptor of the Year, has been a PA preceptor for more than 30 years, mentoring an estimated 250 students from nine different programs.
When the HIV/AIDS outbreak began in the 1980s, patients faced stigma and fear about the previously unknown disease. While many healthcare providers were fearful to treat these patients, PA Maggie Snyder, MHS, RN, boldly stepped up.