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Nominations Now Open: 2024 OAPA Awards

Excellence is meant to be celebrated! OAPA is pleased to announce the opening of our awards nominations for 2024. We offer several distinct opportunities to honor and celebrate PAs and other individuals who have demonstrated exemplary service to advancing the PA profession.

APPLY NOW: 2024 OAPA Student Scholarships

Ohio PA students are invited to APPLY NOW for our 2024 OAPA Student Scholarships! Recognition is available in three categories: Past Presidents Leadership Scholarship, Diversity Scholarship, and General Scholarship. These competitive funding opportunities are provided to help support Ohio PA students as they pursue their education.

Call for Posters: 2024 OAPA Annual Conference

OAPA recognizes the importance of promoting research in the PA profession! In response to this demand, we are pleased to provide a platform to display the work of many Ohio PAs and PA students during the OAPA Annual Fall Conference on Saturday, September 28, 2024 at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel in Westerville, Ohio. Poster submissions are being accepted now through August 15, 2024.

ADVOCACY ALERT: PA Licensure Compact (SB 28) Passes Committee!

Senate Bill 28, the Physician Assistant Licensure Compact bill, has passed out of committee and is moving on up to the full Ohio House! The compact is vital in addressing healthcare provider shortages and improving access to quality care for Ohioans.

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: OAPA Submits Written Opponent Testimony on HB 73

HB73 enables out-of-state providers to selectively intervene in the care of Ohio patients, potentially directing care in ways that may not align with established medical practices, which would force hospital physicians to provide any prescription medication requested by the patient. OAPA President Matthew Freado, MBA, PA-C, has submitted written testimony against the bill.

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Upcoming Events

June 29, 2024

2024 PA OlymPAcs

Ohio Dominican University

July 13, 2024
9:00AM - 11:00AM EST

OAPA Summer Board Meeting (Virtual)

August 10, 2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM EDT

CME Webinar: Reimbursement - Save the Date! More info TBD

Presented by Clayton Rotuno, PA-C

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