Utah Academy of Physician Assistants

Open Chair Positions

Posted 14 days ago by Jonathan Baird

The Utah Academy of Physician Assistants (UAPA) is in search of members to chair the following specialty subgroups:

  • Emergency Medicine & Urgent Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Cardiology

The mission of subgroups of the UAPA is to promote:

  • Quality, cost-effective, patient-oriented, accessible specialty health care and to promote the professional and personal development of Physician Assistants practicing the specific specialty, and the PA profession in the state of Utah.
  • A quality working partnership between the UAPA and the Utah State specialty society/academy/association.
  • A quality working partnership between the UAPA and the corresponding national Physician Assistant specialty organization

The purpose of specialty subgroups of the UAPA is to:

  • Expand access to specialty health care for the citizens of Utah by promoting quality, cost-effective specialty health care by the PA profession.
  • Assist the UAPA to be an informational resource for the people of the State of Utah in matters of medical care and delivery.
  • Assist the UAPA to develop, sponsor, and evaluate continuing medical or medically related educational programs for PAs.
  • Assist the UAPA to strive for the prevention of disease, the treatment of illness and the improvement of public health.
  • Assist the UAPA to support the enactment of appropriate medical and health care legislation.
  • Provide effective representation for the members of the UAPA practicing a specific specialty and the profession.
  • Assist the UAPA to promote the PA profession through education of healthcare professionals, legislative bodies and the general public.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a Fellow Member of the UAPA in good standing.

Those interested in learning more may reach out using the “Contact Us” function on the website located in the left-hand menu.

Respectfully,

Jonathan Baird MPAS, PA-C, ATC
President
Utah Academy of Physician Assistants


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