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PA of the Year Nominations

SCAPA Physician Assistant of the Year - Call for Nominations

 

SCAPA's PA of the Year Award honors a physician assistant who has demonstrated exemplary service to the PA profession and the community they serve, while providing significant contributions to the overall healthcare of the citizens of South Carolina. 

Eligibility: Potential recipient must be a fellow member of SCAPA in good standing for a minimum of five years whose contributions span the entire career of the individual.

Deadline for Nominations: Nominations are taken in August, and the Awards Committee will select the PA of the Year recipient and notify him or her by early September.

Award Ceremony: The PA of the Year Award recipient will be announced at the annual SCAPA CME Conference in October.

Nomination Criteria: The Awards Committee will consider the following criteria in selecting the PA of the Year.

  • Evidence of commitment to the PA profession – How has this person demonstrated long-term commitment to the PA profession and to SCAPA during his or her career? This could include a description of volunteer service rendered to SCAPA, the AAPA, or another PA organization.
  • Evidence of outreach to individual PAs, PA students, or aspiring PA students - How has this person reached out to individual PAs, PA students, or aspiring PAs? This could include examples of how he or she has been a mentor to other PAs, PA students, or students in the Aspire Program. 
  • Evidence of championing the PA cause – How has this person promoted the PA profession outside of their daily responsibilities as a PA? This could include activities in which he or she participates at the state, national, or local community level, including but not limited to activities such as mission trips, health fairs, church projects, or volunteer projects.

In addition to a crystal award and a contribution in the recipient's name to the Elizabeth Gouge Scholarship Fund, the recipient receives registration for SCAPA's Fall CME Conference, one night's lodging associated with attending the award presentation at the conference, and complimentary tickets for family members to attend the function at which the award is presented. 

To submit a nomination, please complete the form below. 
For additional information about the PA of the Year Award, please contact the Awards Committee Chair as listed on the SCAPA Committees page of this website.


PA OF THE YEAR NOMINATION FORM



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