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PAs Can Help New Mexico’s Ignored Hepatitis C Epidemic

“An ignored epidemic in New Mexico’s prisons,” by Ted Alcorn of New Mexico In Depth, highlights the public health issues facing New Mexico’s prison population. Debra Newman, MPAS, MHP, PA-C, works in New Mexico and encourages PAs to volunteer in their own communities.
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Celebrating PAs Who Work for AAPA

AAPA celebrates all PAs during PA Week, October 6-12, but we’re especially proud of the four PAs who work on staff at AAPA: Sondra DePalma, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA; Marie-Michele Leger, MPH, PA-C, DFAAPA; Andrea Lowe, MHA, PA-C; and Alison Moore, PA-C.
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Giving Back Matters: PA Giving Day

The PA Foundation promotes better health and wellness by providing PAs and PA students with philanthropic opportunities and resources. Lynette Sappe-Watkins, the PA Foundation’s executive director, encourages you to donate on Oct. 6, PA Giving Day.
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CMS Approves Rule Changes to Improve PA Practice

A final CMS rule, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction, released yesterday contains a number of PA-positive regulatory changes initiated by AAPA as part of CMS’ burden reduction efforts.
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How You Can Celebrate PA Week 2019

Every year from October 6-12, we celebrate National PA Week, which recognizes the PA profession and its contributions to the nation’s health. This week is also an opportunity to raise awareness and visibility of the profession.
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Congratulations to the 2019-20 AAPA-PAEA Research Fellows

Year three of the AAPA-PAEA Research Fellowship is underway! Meet the 2019-20 fellows selected this year to research topics of critical importance to the PA profession: burnout and African American PA student success.
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Breitman-Dorn Research Fellows Share Advice for PA Researchers

Since the inception of the Breitman-Dorn Research Fellowship, the PA Foundation has awarded the fellowship to 16 individuals. Find out what advice former recipients have for others who are considering pursuing a doctorate and research related to the PA profession.