350 PAs serving across Brigham Health facilities in the Boston, Massachusetts, area, retrained under a PA crisis leadership team to deal with the surge in COVID-19 patients in March 2020, and successfully met the needs of patients and the healthcare team.
After serving in many PA leadership positions, Robert Wooten MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, was recently elected chair of AAPA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission. Here he talks about his career, what’s changed, and how he views the Commission’s work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
As COVID-19 hit the Northeast, Intermountain Health provided Just-in-Time training to 54 primary care PAs and NPs to be redeployed to hospitalist teams. The collaboration and training resulted in many APPs feeling energized, valued, and needed in a short amount of time.
As COVID-19 surged in New York City, APP leaders at a five-hospital system in Rochester, New York, faced the enormous task of effectively coordinating a system-wide provider redeployment. Engaged at the onset of the pandemic, the leadership team prepared, mobilized, and adapted.
Long-time clinician and accomplished health policy leader, Kathy Kemle, MS, PA-C, of Lizella, Georgia, has thrown her hat in the ring to run for Board of Directors of the American Geriatrics Society. The election will be held in February.
How do you recruit and retain the best PA talent at your workplace? Among those with excellent hiring potential are PA employers that have advanced practice provider (APP) structures formed to offer management and leadership opportunities for PAs and NPs.
Paula Miksa, PA-C, is passionate about helping PA students become leaders. She takes every opportunity to empower and encourage PA students to consider leadership opportunities. A faculty advisor, she shares ten resources she’s found most helpful when guiding student leaders.
Josanne Pagel, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA, AAPA past president, recently shared her thoughts about her career journey with AAPA’s Andrea Lowe, MHA, PA-C. Pagel reflects on everything from her days in the Peace Corps to her current role at the Cleveland Clinic.