Annual Conference Activities

PA Foundation Events at AAPA Conference 2020






Mental Health First Aid Training (approved for 7 Category 1 CME credits)
Tuesday, May 19
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Participation Fee: $60

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorder (SUD). The eight‐hour training equips attendees with skills to comfortably initiate conversations about mental health and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use disorder or experiencing a mental health crisis. The course also focuses on strategies to discourage discrimination and stigma and build community support systems. This program will be customized to the PA audience and will include exercises related to practice‐based patient interactions.







Party for a Purpose at Tin Roof Broadway
Sunday, May 17
7:30-10:30 p.m.
Ticket price: $65 student ticket; $95 PA ticket
4-pack $350; 10-pack $750
VIP Tables $600 (4 seats)

It’s a PA party in the Music City at Tin Roof Broadway! Come enjoy live music brought to you by Nashville-based band The Skallywags, line dancing, and food and drink with your friends and colleagues. Funds raised benefit the PA Foundation and its work to promote better health by providing PAs and PA students with philanthropic opportunities and resources.







2020 Pacers for Health 5K Fun Run/Walk
Tuesday, May 19
6:30 a.m. Race Start
Ticket price: $25 student ticket; $45 PA ticket

Walk, run, or sprint to the finish line in Nashville at the Pacers for Health 5K! Jump-start your day, get your endorphins flowing, and keep up with your fitness goals, all while supporting the PA Foundation. Funds raised will support the Foundation’s mission of empowering PAs to improve health through philanthropy and service.

Questions? Contact Carina Pascual at 571-319-4504 or [email protected].