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PA Education Episodes

June 13, 2022

Season 2: Episode 41- Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medi…

We speak with Dr. Elana Min and Mr. Sam Ritchey who provide their time and valuable insights about the ideal applicant for their …

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June 1, 2022

Season 2: Episode 40 - Dr. Meredith Davison and the OU-Tulsa PA Progr…

We speak with Dr. Davison about her numerous contributions to the PA profession as a PhD, a Program Director, a Founder of the OU…

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May 23, 2022

Season 2: Episode 39 -Karen Hills, MS, PA-C Chief of Educational Deve…

We speak with Ms. Karen Hills, MS, PA-C; Chief of Educational Development for PAEA about her path to becoming a PA, her various r…

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May 16, 2022

Season 2: Episode 38-Dr.Brian Lauf and the University of Nevada Reno …

We speak with Dr. Brian Lauf about the developing program at the University of Nevada-Reno. We learn about his path to becoming a…

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May 9, 2022

Season 2: Episode 37 -Dr. Kevin Schuer and the University of Kentucky

We speak with Dr. Kevin Schuer from the University of Kentucky about his path to becoming a PA, about the University of Kentucky …

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May 2, 2022

Season 2: Episode 36 - An Author and a PA

We speak with Dr. Justine Strand de Oliveira, former PAEA President and Division Chief for Duke University's PA program about her…

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April 25, 2022

Season 2: Episode 35 - Advocacy and PAEA

This week we speak with Tyler Smith, MPH, Senior Director for Government Relations with the Physician Assistant Education Associa…

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March 21, 2022

Season 2: Episode 32 - George Washington University PA Program

Steph and I have a delightful conversation with Drs. Ritsema and Hermann from the George Washington University Physician Assistan…

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March 12, 2022

Season 2: Episode 31 - The PA Model in the Netherlands

We speak with Mr. Quinten van den Driesschen, MPA about the PA profession in the Netherlands and his nearly two decades serving a…

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March 7, 2022

Season 2: Episode 30 - The German Model

We speak with Prof. Dr. Marcus Hoffman who is widely known as the father of the German PA profession about the origin of their mo…

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Feb. 28, 2022

Season 2: Episode 29 - The Irish Model

We speak with Dr. Lisa Mustone Alexander about the physician associate profession in Ireland. Dr. Alexander shares her insights o…

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Feb. 14, 2022

Season 2: Episode 27 - Ruth Ballweg

Welcome to Season 2! We start this season by learning from one of our profession's national treasures, Ms. Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA-…

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Dec. 24, 2021

Episode 26: Reflections

Stephane and Kevin take time to look back at the first season including the who, what, where, when, and why that was shared in ep…

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Dec. 20, 2021

Episode 25: USC PA Program

We speak with Claire Norman, MSJ and Sara Diosdado-Ortiz, MBA about the Primary Care Physician Assistant Program at the Keck Scho…

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Dec. 6, 2021

Episode 23: Quinnipiac University - Dr. Kohlhepp

We speak with Dr. Bill Kohlhepp at Quinnipiac University about his 4 decades in the PA profession.

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