Events

Upcoming Events

Virtual Shadowing
    27 June

Paths to PA Success: Transitioning to a PA Career from Diverse Fields

  • 8PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Our three featured guests will each share their unique paths to becoming a PA and what they have learned along the way.

Meeting Passcode: PrePA

Past Events

    18 February

Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Rich C. Vause Jr. and the PA History Society

  • 1PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Please join the NSBPA in collaboration with the Physician Assistant History Society (PA Hx) as we host Rich C. Vause, Jr., DHSc, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA, FCPP in our Black History Month Spotlight! Dr. Vause has had an extensive and robust PA career which is detailed in his PA Hx biography and can be found here. We are excited to hear about Dr. Vause, Jr.'s life journey and his vast experience in the PA profession! We will also discuss how we can continue to shape and contribute to the legacy of Black PAs and will provide space for questions at the end of the event.

    24 February

HBCU Pre-PA Fair

  • 8:30am-4:00pm
  • Campbell Hall (on the campus of Agnes Scott College). 137 Buttrick Drive, Decatur, GA 30030

Join the Georgia Association of PAs for our first annual HBCU Pre-PA Fair! Learn about the PA profession, gets tips and resources for applying to PA school, and network with representatives from PA programs.

    January 2024

NSBPA Mentorship Program - Cohort 4

Our mentorship program application is now open for potential mentors (PA-Cs and PA students) and mentees (pre-PA students)! Our fourth mentorship program cohort will launch in January 2024.

A quick note: We use a "family-style" structure for our Mentorship Program. This means that we develop mentorship families that include 1-2 PA-Cs, 1-2 current PA students, and 4-6 pre-PA students primarily grouped based on where folks live (i.e., geographic regions) to facilitate in-person shadowing experiences and connections (as available and based on local COVID precautions and health care system and clinic policies).

Potential mentees must be planning to apply during the 2024 CASPA cycle which begins in April 2024.

    30 November

Virtual Shadowing Session - Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

  • 7 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Dr. Jeff Eugene will be joining us on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 7PM EST to discuss his career as a Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine physician during our next NSBPA Virtual Shadowing Session!
Dr. Eugene is from Savannah, GA. He was raised in a family of service, volunteerism, and activism for civil and human rights. He is HBCU-educated. He went to Hampton University for undergrad and Morehouse School of Medicine for medical school. He completed pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in 2018. He continued his medical training at Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia, where he completed fellowship in Adolescent Medicine and Academic General Pediatrics in 2021, also earning a Masters in Health Policy Research from University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Eugene’s clinical expertise is in adolescent and young adult primary care, gender affirming medical care, sexual and reproductive health, medical care for youth living with HIV, and eating disorders. He chose to specialize in adolescent medicine because adolescence and emerging adulthood are remarkable life stages in which physicians can guide and support youth in developing emotional well-being and healthy decision-making that promote wellness in adulthood.

    23 October

Virtual Shadowing Session - Pediatric Rheumatology

  • 12 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Abby Printz, PA-C will be joining us on Saturday, October 28th at 12PM EST to discuss her career as a Pediatric Rheumatology PA-C during our next NSBPA Virtual Shadowing Session! Abby graduated from Gannon University's 3+2 PA program in 2020 and worked in Hospital Medicine for about 2 years. At the end of 2022 she transitioned into Pediatric Rheumatology and is currently completing a Pediatric Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship within this role. During this session, Abby will review specialty-relevant case studies and will answer any questions you may have!

    12 July

Virtual Shadowing - Pediatrics

  • 7 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Dr. Mario Cruz serves as the founding medical director for Pediatrics at Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers. Working for an FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center), he has the privilege of serving any patient, regardless of insurance status. Dr. Cruz has been a board certified pediatrician since 2007 and has a special interest in pediatric behavioral health and mitigating health disparities. During this session, Dr. Cruz will review case studies and will answer any questions you may have on these important topics.

    19 April

Virtual Shadowing Session - Emergency Medicine: Laceration Repair

  • 7 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Patrick O'Malley is an emergency physician and creator of The Laceration Course. He is passionate about education and providing clinicians with the knowledge and confidence to manage lacerations and suture. In this session he will be talking about basic and advanced laceration topics and will go through a real-life case that will be applicable to you as a student or practicing PA in the acute setting and answer any questions you may have on this important topic.

Dana Farber
    29 April

2023 AASPA Skills Academy

  • CAMLS | TAMPA, FL

Join AASPA at the University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) -- one of the world’s largest, free-standing simulation facilities exclusively dedicated to training healthcare professionals!
Located in downtown Tampa, CAMLS is a 90,000-square-foot, three-story facility that provides a state-of-the-art, high-fidelity clinical environment with 60,000 square feet dedicated to surgical skills labs, operating trauma suites, and patient exam rooms. CAMLS provides outstanding simulation experiences for preparing health care professionals to acquire, maintain and enhance their clinical practice to meet today’s workforce needs and improve patient care.
AASPA's one-day course is a high levels skills course applicable for the PA in surgery, critical care, or emergency medicine. Experience the phenomenal training facility of CAMLs as well as some of their expert faculty and AASPAs Board of Directors.

This one-day high level skills training has something for everyone:

  • the PA student looking to get a head start on surgical skills training
  • the new PA graduate looking to go into any surgical specialty, critical care, or emergency medicine
  • the PA who has been in practice for several years and wants to brush up on their skills
  • the experienced PA that is wanting to transition for the first time to operating room or switching specialties

    31 January

How to Build Financial Security

  • 7 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Veronique Scullion has a passion for helping people and exhibits this love through her work and personal life. Veronique runs her comprehensive, financial planning practice at Northwestern Mutual, offering services such as: personal planning, estate planning, business planning, and high net worth wealth management.

    17 February

Virtual Shadowing Session - Pain Management with Karine Ngoie, PA-C

  • 7:30 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Karine Ngoie, PA-C as she discusses her journey to becoming a PA-C and walks you through a day in the life of a Pain Management PA . She will complete patient cases and will be available to answer questions you may have!

    January 2023

2023 NSBPA Pre-PA Mentee Application

Application for students interested in becoming a mentee and who are planning to apply to physician assistant programs in the upcoming cycle (April 2023).
Our Mentorship Program uses a "mentorship family" structure and matches individuals primarily based on geographic location.

    January 2023

2023 NSBPA PA-C and PA-S Mentor Application

Please fill out this application if you are interested in becoming a mentor.
Our Mentorship Program uses a "mentorship family" structure and matches individuals primarily based on geographic location.

    28 August

Virtual Shadowing - General Surgery

  • 8 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Samora Charles, PA-C as she discusses her journey to becoming a PA-C and walks you through a day in the life of a General Surgery PA and her role as co-founder of the Physician Assistants of Color (PAC). She will complete patient cases and will be available to answer questions you may have!

    6 September

Virtual Shadowing - Dermatology

  • 7:30 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Tinu Aderemi-Ibitola, PA-C as she discusses her journey to becoming a PA-C, walks you through a day in the life of a Dermatology PA. She will complete patient cases and will be available to answer any questions you may have!

    23 May

Diversity in the PA Profession Summit

  • 7 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Featuring panelists from the PAC, Diversity PA, and the NSBPA.

    24 May

Hofstra University Admissions Informational

  • 7:30 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join us for ANOTHER admissions panel! Hofstra University PA program, located in NY, is interested in meeting students like you! Join us this upcoming Tuesday to learn more about a program actively making efforts to diversify their cohorts!

    24 May

NSBPA Leadership Team Meet & Greet - AAPA Conference

  • 8 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join the NSBPA Leadership Team virtually during AAPA Conference week to meet the team!

    12 May

Ithaca College PA Program

  • 7:30 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Admissions Informational

    26 April

University of Michigan - Flint PA Program Admissions Informational

  • 7:30 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Programs are making time to get in-front of students. Don’t miss these opportunities.

    23 April

Virtual Shadowing - HIV and Primary Care Medicine

  • 1 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Angela Kapalko, PA-C as she discusses her journey to becoming a PA-C, walks you through a day in the life of a HIV Specialist/Primary Care PA. She will complete patient cases and provide updated information on HIV medicine. She'll also be available to answer any questions you may have!

    24 April

CASPA Prep Panel

  • 1 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Please join our esteemed PA-C panelists from several well-respected PA programs and national organizations as they share strategies and tips for applying to CASPA and answer questions you may have. Learn more about our panelists here!

    19 February

Virtual Shadowing - Primary Care Medicine

  • 12 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Tia Horton, PA-C as she discusses her journey to becoming a PA-C, walks you through a day in the life of a Primary Care PA, and completes patient cases. She'll also be available to answer any questions you may have!

    January
    2022

NSBPA Mentorship Program

We are accepting pre-PA students who will be applying in the 2022 CASPA Cycle for our next Mentorship Corhort beginning in January 2022!

    January
    2022

NSBPA Mentorship Program

We are looking for PA-C and PA-S Mentors for our next Mentorship Corhort beginning in January 2022!

    4 December

Financial Literacy Webinar

  • 1 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

    7 December

Colon Cancer Awareness

  • 8 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Laura Mitchell, PA-C, for a colon cancer awareness presentation.

    14 November

Virtual Shadowing - Critical Care Medicine

  • 4 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Mike for a Specialty Overview, Case Studies, and a Q&A about Critical Care Medicine!

    11 September

A Day in the Life of an OB/GYN PA

  • 2 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Karen as she discusses her journey to becoming a PA-C, walks you through a day in the life of an OB/GYN PA, and completes patient cases. She'll also be available to answer any questions you may have!

    10 July

A Day in the Life of a Psychiatry PA

  • 1 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Rashadah as she discusses her journey to becoming a PA-C, walks you through a day in the life of a psychiatry PA, and completes a patient case (or two)! She'll also be available to answer any questions you may have!

    18 April

Critical Care Zoom

  • 12 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Q&A and insight into Critical Care Medicine from our Critical Care PA panel.

    18 April

CASPA Prep Panel Zoom

  • 3 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join us for a CASPA Q&A with faculty and recently admitted students.

    4 May

Palliative Care Spotlight

  • 5 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Please join the NSBPA and palliative care physician, Dr. Eva Reitschuler Cross, as we discuss the importance of palliative care providers and review tips for giving serious news and discussing goals of care.

    16 May

Virtual Shadowing with Karlyn

  • 2 PM Eastern
  • Zoom

Join Karlyn as she discusses her journey to becoming a PA-C, walks you through a day in the life of a hematology/oncology PA, and completes patient cases. She'll also be available to answer any questions you may have!