NIDA Mentored Outreach Award for SUD Projects
Grow your expertise in substance use disorder and fund your SUD project idea with an award of up to $10,000 from NIDA and the PA Foundation. This program provides funding support to practicing PAs who develop projects focused on adoption and/or dissemination of evidence-based SUD treatment research. Apply by October 13.Apply Now
2022 Scholarship Recipients
Meet our 2022 scholarship recipients! These 52 PA students represent 41 PA programs from across the United States.View Them
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
New Podcast Episode: Mild Cognitive Impairment
Episode 25 of the Vital Minds podcast is now available! This episode focuses on early screening and intervention for mild cognitive impairment – including warning signs for MCI, screening tools PAs can use, and more.Listen Now
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.
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