2024 Events

PA Night Out
Monday, May 20
7–10 p.m.
Stampede Houston

It’s the ultimate takeover of one of Houston’s biggest and most iconic roadhouses! Admission is included in all PA and PA student full conference registrations.*

PA Night Out has something for everyone! Pack your boots, get ready to play, let your hair down, and relax with your PA and PA student colleagues.

Be a VIP and Support the PA Foundation

You can party VIP style at PA Night Out and support the PA Foundation by purchasing a VIP ticket for yourself and a friend when you register. As a VIP ticketholder, you’ll get access to the VIP lounge at the event, which includes:

  • An elevated buffet dinner
  • An additional drink ticket
  • Private space overlooking the dance floor
  • A PAF VIP donor keepsake
  • And more – details to be announced soon!

Purchase a VIP ticket as part of your conference registration. If you’re already registered, log back into your registration and housing dashboard to purchase VIP tickets for PA Night Out. Proceeds for VIP ticket purchases go to the PA Foundation

You must be 21 years of age or older to attend PA Night Out.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities at PA Night Out? Sponsor this one-of-a-kind event by owning a section of the Party or a VIP table.

Special thanks to our generous sponsors!

*The following registration types do NOT include complimentary access to the PA Night Out on Monday, May 20 and will require a separate ticket purchase: Complimentary registrations, significantly discounted registrations, single day registrations, Pre-PAs, guests, vendors, exhibitors, and sponsors. Tickets are available for purchase during registration.

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Women in Philanthropy Reception
Sunday, May 19
5:30–7 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Houston

Join the Women in Philanthropy (WIP) network to celebrate our sisterhood for good. Gather with leaders, mentors, and friends to hear stories from other WIP members on their journeys of resiliency, empowerment, and mentorship as PAs. All are welcome to attend and join the WIP network at this event.

The WIP network encourages women to engage in philanthropy and highlights women PAs making a difference in healthcare in their communities.

To purchase a ticket for you and your friends, add the reception to your conference registration. If you’re already registered, log back into your registration and housing dashboard to add it.

All proceeds benefit the PA Foundation.

Interested in connecting with powered leaders ready to network and learn? Sponsor the WIP Reception.

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Thank You to Our 2024 WIP Reception Sponsors

2023 Events

Virtual Student Program – Benzodiazepines: Uses, Dangers, and Clinical Considerations
Live presentations complete; online resources coming soon

The PA Foundation is pleased to present “Benzodiazepines: Uses, Dangers, and Clinical Considerations,” a virtual seminar for PA students, designed to supplement established PA school curriculum and enhance learning on substance use disorder.

In this presentation, students will learn:  ​

  • The evidence-based risks and benefits of prescription benzodiazepines ​
  • The significant risks of polysubstance use and benzodiazepine withdrawal ​
  • To recognize the symptoms of physical dependence and benzodiazepine use disorder ​
  • To communicate safe use effectively with patients ​
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic may have exacerbated misuse of benzodiazepines ​

Faculty Presenters:

  • Deanna Bridge Najera, MPAS, MS, PA-C, DRAAPA
  • Megan Pinder, MMS, PA-C
  • Jessica Tabb, DHSc, PA-C
  • Chelsea Tersavich, PA-C

This presentation will qualify for 2 of the 8 hours of training required of all DEA-registered providers by the MATE Act.

Brought to you by the PA Foundation with support from the AmerisourceBergen Foundation.