UKPA Hosts the 10th Annual IAPAE Conference

The International Academy of Physician Associate Educators (IAPAE) hosted their annual conference September 22 - 24 on the University of Kentucky campus. The association is made up of medical educators from around the world who are interested in finding and development common ground on curriculum, competencies and standards for physician assistant studies.

“It is a big milestone of ten years as an organization,” said David Fahringer, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at the UK College of Health Sciences. Educators from the following countries will be participating in the conference: Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, South Africa, Syria, Tanzania, United Kingdom, USA, and Zambia.

“We are a growing organization,” said Fahringer. “The 11th Annual IAPAE Conference will be in Zambia.”

You can learn more about IAPAE by going to their website: www.iapae.com


Class of 2019 White Coat Ceremony

The Class of 2019 were honored in February at their White Coat Ceremony.  Medical Director, Dr. Anthony Weaver, was the key note speaker at the event.

Class of 2019 Black Bag Ceremony

The Fall 2017 semester for the Class of 2019 kicked-off with a Black Bag Ceremony at the Morehead Campus. 


Professor Kevin Schuer, DrPH, PA-C Elected to PAEA Board of Directors-Director at Large