Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
The J.D. Michaels Physician Assistant Student Society aims to promote the Physician Assistant (PA) profession within the University of Toledo (UT) and throughout the greater Toledo community. Members of this society represent the UT PA program on both the state and national levels. The J.D. Michaels Physician Assistant Student Society is registered as a member of the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA) and is eligible to participate in the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) National Medical Challenge Bowl, the AAPA Assembly of Representatives (AOR), and the AAPA House of Delegates (HOD) meetings. Members of the J.D. Michaels Physician Assistant Student Society participate in a number of events in the community and on campus, including: National PA Week, The Race for Victory, Hampton on the Trail, and participation in numerous other events.
2015 SAAAPA Officers:
President - Julie Rego
Secretary - Courtney Moyer
Risk Management - Bethany Mallory
Director of External Affairs - Emily Robertson
AOR - Kelli Sanow
Event Coordinator - Stacey Mack
Diversity Chair - Tilia Gonzalez
Publicist - Kaitlyn Hummer
Treasurer - Ifeyinwa Ajumobi
Historian - Maria Groh
Upcoming SAAAPA Events:
May: SAAAPA's Medical Challenge Bowl team competes nationally at the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) conference in San Francisco, CA. Best of luck to our team: Alicia Niedermeier, PA-SII, Zach Caverley, PA-SII, Ashley Allen, PA-SII, and Kelli Sanow, PA-SI!!!
June: State challenge bowl competition and Ohio PA workshop in Cleveland, Ohio.
August: Ice cream social with new incoming class.
September: 3rd Annual Race for a Cause! This is a nonprofit 5k race to support a local charity. This year, the proceeds will go to the Sparrow's Nest. Registration information coming soon!
October: PA week
Past SAAAPA Events:
February 2013: Patch Ceremony
- Patch Ceremony -The 1st year SAAAPA members will present the UT PA Student Patch to the 2nd year PA students prior to the beginning of their Clinical Year. Congratulations on completing your didactic year, and entering your clinical year!
View the SAAAPA Archives:
Natalie Walkup, MPAS-PAC
Physician Assistant Studies