PA Foundation Announces Nutrition Outreach Fellows

The PA Foundation recently selected 40 PAs from across the country to be a part of the new Nutrition Outreach Fellowship. Through the fellowship, PAs will receive special training and resources on nutrition to both enhance their clinical practice and to give back to their healthcare peers and the community at large.
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PA Foundation Announces Scholarship for Black PA Students

The PA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AAPA, is pleased to announce the launch of the Joyce Nichols Memorial Scholarship. A groundbreaker in the PA profession, PA Nichols, who passed away in 2012, was the first woman and the first Black woman to practice as a PA.
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AAPA Announces This Year’s New Distinguished Fellows

In the PA profession, the letters that come after your name mean a lot, and this year AAPA is proud to add “DFAAPA” to the titles of 38 of our association’s most dedicated members, who have made their mark in the communities they serve.
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AAPA Congratulates JAAPA’s New Editor-in-Chief Rick Dehn

The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) has appointed Richard W. Dehn, MPA, PA-C, DFAAPA, as Editor-in-Chief. A nationally recognized PA scholar and educator, Dehn stepped into his new role on July 1.
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Reflecting on Pride Month 2020

LBGTQ+ PA leaders reflect on Pride Month 2020: its origins, intersectionality, and link to Black Lives Matter. This year the LBGTQ+ community celebrates the Supreme Court ruling barring discrimination and will continue to work to fight for equality.
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Conversation with Two LBGT PA Caucus Leaders

During this year’s Pride month, AAPA’s LBGT PA Caucus is supporting the Black community and celebrating the June 15 Supreme Court Title VII decision, which prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Thank You to Hilton and AMEX

AAPA, along with all participating organizations, is pleased to share our formal letter of gratitude and appreciation for the incredible leadership and generosity that Hilton and American Express demonstrated through their hotel room partnership program.