Pre-PA Info & Coaching Seminar
Pre-PA Info & Coaching Seminar
Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
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Learn why PAs are in demand & rapidly growing!
Hear priceless tips to survive the admissions process.
This event is hosted by AASPA and given by Surgical PAs, PA school faculty, & admissions experts!
Learn from the experts: become a PA!
Network with leaders in the PA field. Meet PAs to shadow! Bring your essay for critique! Get amazing interview & application secrets! Receive a certificate of attendance for your PA school application.
For more information please visit the AASPA official website.
Gerald Simons, PA-C
Gerald Simons (Jerry) has been involved in AASPA since he was in PA school. He was involved in the negotiations with the American College of Surgeons allowing PAs to become affiliate members as well as take ATLS and receive a certificate of completion (in the past, PAs took ATLS and were given a letter of attendance). He developed the very successful Pre-PA program and spearheaded the development of AASPAs winter conferences in January, which focused on POCUS training. He currently and Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University and teaches the AASPA fall suturing courses. After decades of in-hospital surgical PA practice, he has transitioned to private practice where he maintains an interest in the gut microbiome, hyperbaric medicine, and challenging wound care cases.
Stephanie Hull, EdS, MMS, PA-C
Stephanie Hull, EdS, MMS, PA-C has been a PA for over 18 years. Her clinical background includes emergency medicine, hospital medicine, and cardiac electrophysiology. She is the founding Program Director for the LMU-Knoxville PA Program in Knoxville, TN, which provides expanded training in surgical sciences to better prepare graduates for entry into surgical and hospital-based practice. She is a Doctor of Medical Science candidate and her research interests include the efficacy of on-boarding methods for new graduates and leadership pathways for PAs in health systems. In her free time, she enjoys hiking the trails of east Tennessee with her husband and sweet dog, Moxie.
Stephanie will present, “Phamacological Management of Abnormal Clotting and Bleeding”. Upon completion of this session participants should be able to explain the mechanisms of abnormal clotting and bleeding and discuss the use of antiplatelet, anticoagulant and fibrinolytic agents in these settings.
Margaret Holland, PA-C
Margaret Holland is a graduate of the George Washington University Physician Assistant Program. She currently practices as a surgical PA in Northern Virginia, in the specialty area of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. She has a special interest in pediatric congenital cardiac surgery and dreams of one day doing mission work in this field. In addition to being a PA, she is also a registered nurse and has experience as a teacher and academic tutor. She is passionate about working with AASPA's students and PAs, and desires to see them fulfill their dreams in healthcare. She has been involved with AASPA since 2015.