News Archive

January 9, 2020

With the new year comes a new president of the PAEA Board of Directors. Taking the helm for 2020 is seasoned educator Howard Straker, EdD, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor for the George Washington University PA Program and director of their MPH/PA dual degree program.

November 9, 2019

One of the most unique aspects of attending the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is its home in the nation’s capital. Recently, second-year SMHS physician assistant (PA) studies students, Tatum Little and Bradley Cundiff, took advantage of GW’s…

November 1, 2019

Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA, senior associate dean for health sciences and professor of physician assistant (PA) studies, and Howard Straker, EdD, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor of PA studies, both at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, were…

October 17, 2019

Every October, the nation celebrates Physician Assistants (PA) Week. To mark the annual celebration, the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) hosts an awards reception to honor individuals for their dedication to the profession.

October 17, 2019

Four students from the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Program at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences are participating on Students Board Committees with the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Student Academy, more than any PA program in the…

July 2, 2019

A little over a month ago, a new class of PA students walked onto the GW Foggy Bottom Campus, and on June 28, they took another major step in their professional aspirations by donning short white coats during convocation.

November 12, 2018

We would like take a moment today to express our respect, honor and gratitude to all the men and women who have served our country. We remember the words of Douglas MacArther who said, "Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be,…

October 31, 2018

Susan LeLacheur, DrPH ’08, MPH ’89, PA-C, BS ’82, associate professor of physician assistant studies at SMHS, received the Master Faculty Award at the 2018 Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum.

October 29, 2018

Members of the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medicine Cohort 4 took some time between lectures to show off their Halloween Costumes. Pictured are students with their two beloved TAs, Geni and Archita, as well as their amazing Biology Professor, Dr. Rohini Ganjoo. 

October 29, 2018

Howard Straker, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor of physician assistant studies, was elected as president of the Physician Assistant Education Association.