Ruth Ballweg Memorial Scholarship
The PA Foundation joins with the PA family in mourning the passing of Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA-C Emeritus (1944-2022). In honor of her distinguished career and leadership, Ruth’s family has established the Ruth Ballweg Memorial Scholarship.Make a Gift
Blog Series: In the Words of PAs
Check out the PA Foundation’s blog series featuring monthly posts from PAs sharing perspectives on practice and more.View Blog
New Video on Flu Vaccination
Providers play a key role in educating patients about flu vaccination and helping them make a plan to get the vaccine. View this new video to learn about the updated CDC flu vaccine guidelines for 2022-23 – including those for patients 65+ – and how PAs can help increase vaccine uptake.View Video
Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse in Special Patient Populations
New resources for PA students and practicing PAs! Learn to recognize the unique vulnerabilities of four special patient populations and adopt patient-centered approaches to treating pain. Featuring videos, an interactive module, downloadable infographics, and more.View Resources
All of Us Research Program
The Foundation is partnering with the NIH All of Us Research Program to raise awareness about the importance of participation in research. Join us in helping researchers better understand the factors that affect our health.Learn More
The PA Foundation
Since 1977, the PA Foundation has worked to promote better health for PAs, students, their patients, and the communities they serve.
The Vital Minds podcast explores topics of relevance to the PA and healthcare provider audience, ranging from mental health to obesity to pain management and more. Each episode explores nuances of the featured subject and provides tips and resources PAs can put into practice to benefit patients.
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