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AASPA Pre-PA Meetings

Friday, January 20, 2017

5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Double Tree Orlando Airport
5555 Hazeltine National Drive
Orlando, FL 32812

You must be pre-registered to attend. Seating is limited to 100 people.


Each seminar includes:

  • Overview of the PA Profession
  • PA Profession news that all applicants need to know
  • Essentials of Academic prerequisites
  • Health care/patient care prerequisites
  • How to deal with CASPA
  • Amazing secrets of PA-wanna-be essays
  • How to stand out as an applicant
  • One on one and group Q & A session
  • And much more! Material you can not get on any website!

As a seminar attendee, you will receive:

  • Unique certificate of attendance suitable for listing on any PA application
  • Copies of all PowerPoint slides and lecture materials
  • One-on-one opportunity to speak with PAs serving on admission committees

For the fourth year in a row, the American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants is proud to be one of the first professional PA organizations to host seminars specifically tailored to helping people realize their dreams of becoming a Physician Assistant. You will spend 3-4 hours with thought leaders in the PA profession learning specific information to strengthen your PA application and interview. We know what admission committees want to hear!

You will meet PAs who are serving or who have served on PA Program admission committees from a variety of different programs.


Feedback from a past AASPA Pre-PA Meeting:

Mr. Sammartano
Thank you for taking the time to review my resume. I appreciate the advice you provided for the interview process as well as the pre-PA meeting as a whole. It was such a beneficial meeting that answered many questions I was not even aware of for the application process. The meeting was very informative and I thank you for taking the time to present it.
Kelly Byrne


Pictures from previous meetings

Jon Van Horn, MPAS, PA-C, President Elect and Dan Vetrosky, Ph.D., PA-C, CSPS Liaison teach at the Orlando Pre-PA meeting

Catherine Gaines, MMS, PA-C, AASPA President, Jon Van Horn, MPAS, PA-C, AASPA President Elect, Dan Vetrosky, Ph.D., PA-C, AASPA CSPS Liaison, Roy Constantine, Ph.D., PA-C, AASPA CSPS Liaison all contributing to the Orlando Pre-PA meeting

Catherine Gaines, MMS, PA-C, President teaches at the Pre-PA Meeting

Catherine Gaines, MMS, PA-C, President teaches at the Pre-PA Meeting