Top 10 Things PAs Should Know About Genetics

PAs in genetics Laura Buch, MSPAS, PA-C, and Wesley Patterson, PhD, MSPA, PA-C, want all PAs to know about these key aspects of genetics – for themselves and their patients.

PA Madeleine Henriquez Prioritizes Patient Relationships

As a first-generation Vietnamese American woman, PA Madeleine Henriquez is grateful for the sacrifices her elders endured on her behalf. She, too, wanted to help others – and has done so as a PA in oncology, a PA Foundation Mental Health First Aid Fellow, and a compassionate clinician.

AAPA 2022: Project Access Reignite

Project Access is an initiative to inspire underrepresented minority students to pursue a career as a PA. Here’s how you can get involved – both during and after AAPA’s annual conference this month.
AAPA HOD Meeting

Welcome to the AAPA House of Delegates

At one point or another, as an AAPA member, you may have had some questions about the AAPA House of Delegates (HOD). In this HOD 101, learn about the HOD’s purpose, delegates, and policy – as well as why it all matters to you.

Why PAs and their Patients Can Benefit from Nutrition Education

The PA Foundation’s Nutrition Outreach Fellowship provides PAs with training and resources to build on their knowledge of nutrition. This helps them to both enhance their clinical practice and to give back to their healthcare peers and communities.
A PA examines a patient

A Day in the Life of a PA in Genetics

As a PA practicing in medical genetics, Wesley Patterson, PhD(c), MSPA, PA-C, evaluates and treats patients with suspected or known genetic disorders. His current dissertation work focuses on genetics and genomic education for PAs, mirroring his passion to advocate for the importance of further incorporating genetics into the PA profession.