BRIDGEPORT, CT, October 9, 2020 – Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal presented a citation to ConnAPA today in celebration of National PA Week 2020. Senator Blumenthal recognized the dedicated commitment of PAs to the health of their patients and for their sacrifices as frontline healthcare workers during the pandemic. He emphasized the importance of continued testing, adequate PPE supplies, and the sense of service PAs hold in caring of their patients.
Senator Blumenthal presented this citation to ConnAPA President Mark Turczak and other members of ConnAPA at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport. ConnAPA thanks the Senator and Hartford Healthcare leadership for their recognition of PA Week and their continued support of the PA profession.
The Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants (ConnAPA) is part of a national network of constituent chapters devoted to representing and promoting the interests of PAs. ConnAPA has had a long and productive relationship with the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and ConnAPA members regularly serve on AAPA committees and boards. Elected representatives of ConnAPA participate in the AAPA House of Delegates helping to develop national policies and procedures.