Here is my list of what I think good teachers should have and how I incorporate them into my professional and educational ethos as a teacher.
The focus of IHI has been helping organizations move toward the quadruple aim. This year, IHI deepened to conversation to talk about how social justice is at the heart of everything that we do, which, as a safety net PA for many years resonated with my core.
Pace Physician Assistant students and staff headed to San Antonio, Texas this May for the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) conference. Students had the opportunity to attend lectures, present research to colleagues from across the U.S., and meet fellow PAs and other students.
PA history is deeply rooted in military service. The first PAs were veterans – Navy corpsmen – who had received considerable medical training during their military service. As Army PAs, we are proud to continue this history.
I suppose it’s natural for all AAPA presidents to reflect on their year of service as they leave office, and I’m no exception.
A PA student accompanies me to see a 6-month-old for his well-child check. His mother looks up at both of us and smiles. I introduce the student and start the interview with an open-ended question: “How are things going with Bobby?”