PA, NP Hiring Tops Physicians at U.S. Health Centers

U.S. health centers are hiring PAs and NPs at a higher rate than physicians, according to research released by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). NACHC’s 2020 Chartbook reported that health centers employ more PAs, NPs, and CNMs than physicians.
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Editor-in-Chief Bushardt to Retire from JAAPA Board

After serving the Journal of the American Academy of PAs for nine years as Editor-in-Chief, Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA, will retire from the JAAPA board next June. Bushardt is professor and senior associate dean at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
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You’ve Got This: Become a Distinguished Fellow

You’ve got lots of letters after your name. You’ve received honors at work, and you’ve delivered CME presentations. You’re well on your way to being recognized as one of AAPA’s Distinguished Fellows. Find out how you can be honored with the distinction.
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We Want Your Opinion on Competencies for the PA Profession

PAs have an opportunity to review and provide comments to the draft Competencies for the PA Profession. The final competencies document will be presented as a policy resolution to be voted on by AAPA’s House of Delegates in May in Nashville, Tenn.
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AAPA Leaders Welcome German Minister of Health at Bellevue in New York

On Nov. 21, AAPA President and Chair of the AAPA Board of Directors David E. Mittman, PA, DFAAPA, and Past-President, Jonathan E. Sobel, DMSc, MBA, PA-C, DFAAPA, FAPACVS, had the privilege of representing AAPA at a unique gathering at Bellevue Hospital in New York.
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PAs Respond in El Paso Shooting Aftermath

Two PAs with Envision Physician Services responded within minutes to the shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas. “It was like a war zone…The moment all of them came in, it’s like a gear in my head turned.”