Elon P.A. News

Elon's Physician Assistant Studies program graduates its newest class

Thirty-eight candidates in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program received degrees Sunday in a Whitley Auditorium ceremony featuring remarks from Reginald Carter, Duke University professor emeritus and historian emeritus of the Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History. 

Lynch and Duffy receive NCCPA grant to support local health fair program

The grant from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants will help support a health fair for local elementary students.

Rebecca Neiduski named dean of the School of Health Sciences

Neiduski will provide leadership for graduate programs in physical therapy and physician assistant studies and follows Founding Dean Elizabeth Rogers, who retired in 2016.

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant programs enroll Class of 2019

Elon’s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week. 

 

Physician Assistant Studies program holds White Coat Ceremony

The White Coat Ceremony marks the start of intensive clinical learning experiences for the 38 members of the program's Class of 2018. 

School of Health Sciences hosts interprofessional education session 

The School of Health Sciences hosted an interprofessional education session on Wednesday, Nov. 30, that included students from the Elon Physician Assistant Program, the Elon Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and the Alamance Community College Nursing Program.  

Underserved populations symposium offers perspectives on healing for future physician assistants

The Underserved Populations Symposium hosted by Elon's Physician Assistant Studies program is in its fourth year. 

PA preceptor featured on Fox 8

Chelle Jeffery, a Greensboro-based physician assistant, discussed the benefits of advanced practice providers, highly trained clinicians who work in all specialties of health care. 

PA student receives National Health Service Corps scholarship

Congratulations to Class of 2018 PA Student Steven (Kyle) Fleener who has been notified that he was selected for a highly competitive National Health Service Corps scholarship.

PA student receives prestigious scholarship

Congratulations to Amber Race, Elon PA-S 2 who received a scholarship from the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA).

 

Elon’s Physician Assistant Studies program reaches new accreditation achievement

The master’s program in Elon’s School of Health Sciences has successfully completed a rigorous review process by ARC-PA, the accrediting agency for PA programs.

Elon graduates its newest class of medical healers

Thirty-seven candidates in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program received degrees Sunday in a Whitley Auditorium ceremony featuring remarks by Cynthia Booth Lord, past president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

DPT and PA programs enroll Class of 2018

Elon’s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week. 

Physician Assistant Studies program holds White Coat Ceremony

A Dec. 11 program in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion marked the end of academic studies and the formal start of clinical education for members of the PA program's Class of 2017.

Symposium gives PA students insights into underserved populations

The third annual event for Elon University graduate students in the Physician Assistant Studies program helped prepare the future medical professionals for aiding patients who struggle with mental health issues, poverty, a lack of education and other obstacles to healthy living.

Physician Assistant graduates excel in career placements

Elon PA well-represented at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Conference

Twenty-one first- and second-year PA students and four faculty members participated in conference events held May 23-27.

PA student receives Lanny Parker Memorial Grant Award

Sarah Nelson, a physician assistant student in the Class of 2016, received an award from the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants Endowment.

Elon PA student named a Paul Ambrose Scholar

Charter class of Elon physician assistants achieves perfection on certifying exam

Elon professors and students present at Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine

Elon joins the North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity

The university is among 20 schools and state health agencies taking part in a program meant to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the North Carolina healthcare workforce.

School of Health Sciences hosts NC Standardized Patient Training Day

Elon University graduates charter Physician Assistant Studies class

Thirty-seven candidates in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program received degrees during a Sunday ceremony in Whitley Auditorium.

Medicine takes flight for Elon PA graduate

2nd Lt. Jamie Seals, whose education was funded by the U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program, reports for commissioned officer training in May as she begins her healthcare career by serving her country.

PA and DPT programs enroll Class of 2017

Elon’s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.  

 

Elon holds white coat ceremony for Physician Assistant Studies program

A Dec. 12 program in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion marked the end of academic studies and the formal start of clinical education for members of the PA program's Class of 2016.

Symposium gives future physician assistants insight into service

Graduate students in Elon University’s Physician Assistant Studies program learned Tuesday from faculty and staff across campus how to create meaningful relationships with underserved and vulnerable populations.

Elon PA faculty present at the 2014 PAEA Education Forum

Four faculty members in Elon 's Department of Physician Assistant Studies presented at the 2014 Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Forum held in Philadelphia on Oct. 15-19.

Patti Ragan honored by Physician Assistant Education Association

The director of Elon University's Physician Assistant Studies program received the PAEA's 2014 Master Faculty Award for her contributions to physician assistant education.

Elon students win National Health Service Corps scholarships

A federal program of the Health Resources and Services Administration will provide full tuition and a stipend to four Elon University graduate students planning to work in medically underserved regions across the United States.

PA student receives scholarship from NC Academy of Physician Assistants

School of Health Sciences hosts doctors from Iraq

As part of an effort to improve the medical education system in Iraq, the physicians visited Elon's Francis Center on Aug. 21.

In the School of Health Sciences, art brings the body to life

Graduate students in Elon's Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies programs worked July 11 with a nationally recognized artist to paint muscles, tissue and bone onto classmates in a hands-on approach to anatomy.

School of Health Sciences honors faculty & staff

Two professors and a staff member were recognized June 19, 2014, during the school's annual awards luncheon.

Human Anatomy students attend to the mind, body ... and spirit

Graduate students in the DPT and Physician Assistant Studies programs met in January with Elon's chaplain to reflect on the lives of men and women who are now human donors in the university's anatomy lab.

DPT and PA programs enroll Class of 2016

Elon’s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.

 

Elon holds white coat ceremony for Physician Assistant Studies program

The program in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion signified the end of academic studies and the start of clinical education for members of the PA program's inaugural class.

PA program holds symposium on helping the underserved

Graduate students in Physician Assistant Studies heard Dec. 11, 2013, from several Elon University professors who shared best practices for making a difference in the world by assisting the disadvantaged.

Faculty research in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies denotes national attention

Several Elon faculty members in the Physician Assistant Studies program will represent the department this fall with published research and presentations at a national forum.

School of Health Sciences celebrates faculty achievement

Paula DiBiasio, Brenda Quincy and Stephen Folger were honored May 21 for service, scholarship and teaching.

Physician Assistant Studies classes begin at Elon
With courses set to start this week, master's candidates in the university’s newest graduate program gathered Monday for campus orientation.
Physician Assistant Studies program receives approval
Elon University’s new PA program has been granted provisional accreditation.
Twin Lakes creates endowed scholarship at Elon
A gift from the Burlington, N.C., retirement community will assist graduate students in the DPT and PA programs.
School of Health Sciences honors faculty achievements
Faculty and staff were honored April 25 for their commitment to teaching, service and scholarship.
Chamber of Commerce visits Francis Center
Top local business and civic leaders on Tuesday toured Elon University’s new home for physical therapy education and physician assistant studies.
Elon, ARMC leaders meet to celebrate PA program
The first clinical affiliation agreement for the university's physician assistant studies program is with Alamance Regional Medical Center.
PA faculty named co-feature editors for Evidence-Based Medicine column
Brenda Quincy has article published in Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr. Brenda Quincy, associate professor and academic coordinator of Elon's physician assistant program, had an article published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in January.
PHOTO GALLERY: Gerald L. Francis Center
Elon University's home for the School of Health Sciences opened this month on Haggard Avenue. Take a look at the new facility in an online photo gallery.