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Faculty Present at PAEA Forum

In Fall 2022 faculty and staff were in San Diego for the PA Education Association (PAEA) Forum, our national conference.  CHA/PA was well-represented at the meeting:

Kay Denler and Jackie Sivahop presented a day-long workshop: Creating a Guiding Light: Building a Curriculum Map. This workshop filled up months previously and was very well-received by those who were able to attend.

Jonathan Bowser presented a talk as a member of the PAEA President’s Commission: Meeting the Accreditation Standard for Diversity: Practical Examples for Institutional Leadership.

Kay Denler received the national PA Program Administrative Support Staff Award. The award recognizes “a program administrative staff member who has made extraordinary contributions to PA education.” Congrats, Kay!

CHA/PA faculty presented the following poster sessions:

  • Jackie Sivahop and Kay Denler presented: Breaking Down Barriers: The Impact of Removing the GRE for Admissions
  • Kristen Oase, Tanya Fernandez and Boyd Hammond presented: Medication Safety Training: Far Beyond Prescription Writing
  • Kate LaPorta and Rebecca Maldonado presented: Can Clinical Reasoning Skills Be Enhanced by Curricular Design Change?
  • Boyd Hammond and Tanya Fernandez presented: Implementation of a First-Generation Mentoring Program for PA students

Spirit of Anschutz Award

Congratulations to Morgan Avery, one of our third year students, who received the Spirit of Anschutz Award! 

Book Review Published by Faculty Member Jackie Sivahop

Jackie Sivahop, EdD, PA-C, recently had one of her book reviews published with the Physician Assistant Education Association. Jackie reviewed the book "Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guide" by Yana Weinstein and Megan Sumeracki with Oliver Caviglioli.
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CU Anschutz Giving Day

Thank you to everyone that helped make CU Anschutz giving day a success! CHA/PA was able to raise $22,230 to help support equity, diversity, and inclusion on campus. In total, our campus was able to raise $135,000 making our small program a huge contributor to the overall success of this campaign.
Boyd Hammond

UCH APP Hospitalist Fellowship

Congratulations to Molly McCullough, Hattie Scott, and Ben Hearther from the Class of 2022 for being accepted into the UCH APP Hospitalist Fellowship!


Portraits of involved faculty