Physician Assistant Studies

Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

J.D. Michaels Physician Assistant Student Society

UT PA logoThe 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.

Class of 2020   

Class of 2020 SAAAPA Executive Board:

  • President: Zach Murphy 
  • Vice President: Brandy Crouse
  • Treasurer: Morgan Pelley
  • Secretary: Margaret Leibold
  • AOR Representative: Amy Dean
  • OAPA Representative: Bethany Brooks
  • Historian: Brandon Hughey
  • Diversity Chair: Ablajan Heytak

Annual SAAAPA Events:
  • February: 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!
  • May: SAAAPA's Medical Challenge Bowl team competes nationally at the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) conference.
  • June: State challenge bowl competition and Ohio PA workshop.
  • August: Ice cream social with new incoming class.
  • September: Annual Race for a Cause! This is a nonprofit 5k race to support a local charity.
  • October: PA week
 


Faculty Advisor

Carolina Wishner, MD, MPH
Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies

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Last Updated: 6/30/19