Another publication for PA

Congratulations to Stephane Vandermeulen, MPAS, PA-C, and her colleagues from Anatomy, on the publication of, “Enhancement of anatomical learning and developing clinical competence of first-year medical and allied health profession students,” in Anatomical Sciences Education.

This is the first article demonstrating use of lightly embalmed cadavers to teach students how to examine for ligamentous injuries of the knee. Abstract…

UNMC PA students receive competitive scholarships



(l-r) NAPA Scholarship chair, John Reis, Gregory Stevens, three Union College students, Morgan Wahlgren, Grant Robbins, and UNMC PA faculty, Darwin Brown.

Congratulations to Jessica Borrenpohl, Morgan Meissner, Grant Robbins, Gregory Stevens, and Morgan Wahlgren! These five UNMC PA students received scholarships at the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants (NAPA) Annual Conference on April 10, 2014 in Kearney. Each year many students from Nebraska’s two PA programs apply, and the award recipients are selected by the Scholarship Committee of NAPA following a competitive ranking.

Congratulations to Tami Ritsema on a recent publication in British journal

Tami Ritsema, MPH, MMSc, PA-C, had a recent publication, “Doctor Satisfaction with the Physician Associate Role,” in Clinical  Medicine: The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians. This is the first article to survey doctors in Britain about their experiences with the new PA role there.

Congratulations, Tami!