NovembeR 2022

  • Thank you for joining us at our Continuing Medical Education Conference in Houston, Texas. It was amazing to see you all in person! We will be sharing photos on our social media and website in the coming weeks.

  • Our next webinar will cover Nutrition and Healthy Aging. You can join us live on Tuesday, November 29th. Register Here

  • Please join us for our PA Student Networking event on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 7pm CST. You must be an active PA student in order to attend. Please register for this event on our website.

  • Apply to become a student liaison for the AASPA Board! Please review the application information on our website and submit your application by the deadline by January 1st to be considered for a position. Apply Here

  • Check out our latest PA student blog post created by our student director, Victoria Cruz, who was newly promoted to PA-C!

  • We will be hosting a virtual Pre-PA seminar on Saturday, January 14, 2023 from 3-7PM CST. Please check out our website for more information about this meeting designed for those considering applying to PA school.

  • We will also be hosting a Surgical Skills Academy in Tampa, Florida at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) Center in April 2023. Please be sure to check our website for more information as we are still finalizing the schedule.

  • Congratulations to our member of the month, Nadya Dimitrov! This month we recognize AASPA member Nadya Dimitrov, DPM, PA-C. She is Clinical Associate Professor in the PA program of the School of Health Professions at Stony Brook University (SBU) and Assistant Director of the PA Post-Professional Masters program (PPMP). She has over forty years of combined clinical experience as a PA and podiatric physician. As a member of the NYSSPA, Dr. Dimitrov serves as the PA representative on the NYS MOLST Team, and is a co-chair of their Education and Training committee. She is also a member of the SBU Medical Center Institutional Ethics Committee. In addition, she is Affiliate Faculty in the Shiley Haynes Institute for Palliative Care at CSU San Marcos, CA, and course architect of the Physician Assistant (and APP) Certificate in Palliative and Serious Illness Care. Her research and publications have been in both clinical orthopedic and educational arenas, and she has presented at multiple educational and clinical conferences. Her current scholarship is focused on palliative and serious illness patient management training, telehealth/telemedicine and interprofessional education. She is co-editor of the 2021 textbook by Oxford University Press entitled “Palliative and Serious Illness Patient Management for Physician Assistants”. We are happy to honor her this month! If you would like to nominate someone to be the next Member of the Month, please fill out the form on our website.

  • Our latest edition of SutureLine is out now! You can read the last edition of Sutureline, the official journal of the AASPA, in the Member Resources section of our website. If you would like to submit a clinical article for publication, we are always accepting submissions (including student articles!). Please head to the submission guidelines to learn more: https://sutureline.scholasticahq.com/for-authors