To cap off PA Week, on this 50th anniversary of our profession, on October 13, 2017, ConnAPA hosted a CME event entitled, The Opioid Epidemic: Become Part of the Solution, at the Trumbull Marriott. It was attended by over 150 PAs, APRNs, physicians, and PA students. The goal of the event was to bring awareness […]
ConnAPA President Deanna Cichon, Mayor Toni Harp, ConnAPA VP Mick Devanney join in acknowledging the contribution of PAs to the State’s health care with the following Proclamation.
Quinnipiac University’s PA Program Class of 2019 celebrates PA week and the 50th anniversary of the profession. An interprofessional group of Quinnipiac physician assistant, medical, and occupational health students traveled to the New Haven homeless shelter to hold a foot clinic and provide preventative care as part of PA student service week. Quinnipiac […]
Written by Jason Prevelige John McNab, PA-C receives ConnAPA’s First PA of the Year Award from President Jason Privilege The PA of the Year Award was created to honor a Connecticut PA, whom is nominated by their peers, for the outstanding service they provide to their patients, colleagues and community. There were several great nominations […]
Written by Jason Prevelege The 2017 Annual Meeting of ConnAPA was held at Fleming’s Steakhouse in West Hartford on June 7, 2017. Sanofi-Pasteur sponsored the event and Jef Bratberg, PharmD, of the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, spoke about the latest advancements in influenza vaccination and adult vaccination in general. His talk was […]
Report from the 2017 AAPA House of Delegates Jason Prevelige, MHS, PA-C Chief Delegate The 2017 AAPA House of Delegates was held this past May 16-18 in Las Vegas Nevada. The primary purpose of the House of Delegates is to be the policy making component of the AAPA. Each Constituent Organization, Caucus and Specialty Group […]
The CT Physician Assistant Foundation awarded $7,750 in scholarships to 10 PA students (9 to students in the three Connecticut PA programs and one to a Connecticut resident attending a program out of state). The Foundation appreciates all the PAs who attended the fund raisers this past year and to all the donors who made […]
The 2017 Charter Oak Conference was another success to mark the 30th edition of this conference. There were over 200 attendees and they enjoyed a wide variety of topics spanning the NCCPA Blueprint. Attendees came from all over the country, including the entire Northeast and New York, in addition to Michigan and Minnesota! As well, […]