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.
2014 SAAAPA Officers:
President: Maria Porta
Secretary: Alicia Niedermeier
Treasurer: Zach Caverley
Publicist: Kimberly Simons
Historian: Heidi Borucki
Assembly of Representatives: Valerie Sawa
Director of External Affairs: Ellen Searles
Risk Management: Troy VanHouten
Diversity Chair: Chad Hicks
Upcoming SAAAPA Events:
Surprise your friends by sending a flock of flamingos to decorate their front lawn!
Donate $10 or more to FLOCK a friend!
All proceeds are for the UT PA Student Society (SAAAPA)
For more information, contact Valerie.
August: Ice Cream Social with Incoming Class
September 13: 2nd Annual Race for a Cause
Registration information coming soon!
October: PA Week/Interprofessional Panel
November: Walleye Game
December: Adopt a Family
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!
April: Pre-PA Club Information Session
May 2013: AAPA National Conference in Toronto, Canada
View the SAAAPA Archives:
Natalie Walkup, MPAS-PAC
Physician Assistant Studies