JPAE Podcast

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An original podcast series produced by the Journal of PA Education and the PA Education Association. Join us each month as we meet one-on-one with authors of featured articles from JPAE, or other researchers willing to share their research experience. read less
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Episodes

Exploring Declines in Black and Hispanic Representation in the PA Profession
May 15 2024
Exploring Declines in Black and Hispanic Representation in the PA Profession
Join Trenton Honda, PhD, MMS, PA-C, editor-in-chief for the Journal of PA Education, and co-host Carey Barry, MHS, PA-C, chair and associate clinical professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at Northeastern University, as they chat with Tami Ritsema PhD, MPH, PA-C, Dr. Howard Straker, and Jordan Herring with the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University as they discuss their recent article in JPAE titled "Black and Hispanic Representation Declined After Increased Degree Requirements for Physician Assistants." Tune in as they delve into the study's origins, assembling a diverse team, the theoretical framework guiding their research, navigating data challenges, and a comprehensive analysis of their findings.   Show notes JPAE article: Black and Hispanic Representation Declined After Increased Degree Requirements for Physician Assistants The JPAE Podcast is produced by Association Briefings.   Tami Ritsema PhD, MPH, PA-C is an Associate Professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program.  She is also a Reader in Physician Associate Education at the St. George's, University of London PA Programme.  She is a workforce researcher with interests in the development of the PA profession outside the US and the trends in the diversity of the PA profession in the US.  She currently serves as the Chair of the Grants and Scholarships Review Committee for PAEA.   Dr. Howard Straker is an associate professor of PA Studies in the School of Medicine and Health Science and Prevention & Community Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. He is a past president of PAEA.   Jordan Herring is a PhD Candidate in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and a Program Associate with the Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity at George Washington University. His research focuses on health workforce diversity, health care access, and Medicaid policy. He holds an M.S. and B.S. in economics.
Professionalism in PA Education with Carey Barry
Aug 15 2023
Professionalism in PA Education with Carey Barry
Join Dr. Trenton Honda, editor-and-chief for the Journal of PA Education, as he chats with Carey Barry about her research article, “Professionalism in Physician Assistant Education as a Predictor of Future Licensing Board Disciplinary Actions,” recently published ahead of print for the September issue of JPAE. The two discuss her interests in PA professionalism, her hypothesis and background of this first-of-its-kind study, putting together a strong research team, and the overall experiences of an emerging researcher.   This episode is sponsored by Sentinel U. For more information, visit them online at sentinelu.com.   Show notes Guest bio Carey Barry is Chair and Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at Northeastern University. She brings over twenty years of clinical experience as a surgical PA into the classroom as a PA educator. She has practiced in a variety of surgical specialties including vascular surgery, cardiac surgery, and plastic surgery. Prior to becoming a physician assistant, she worked as a medical technologist in a community hospital laboratory. She served on the PAEA Exam Development Board for six years as an item writer and content expert. She is the 2019 recipient of the PAEA Don Pedersen grant as principal investigator in a multi-institution study. She is a Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of PAs (AAPA) and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of PA Education (JPAE). She considers herself an emerging researcher and is a PhD student in Personal Health Informatics at Northeastern University. Her research interests include PA education, personal health informatics/technology, and data visualization.   This podcast is produced by Association Briefings.