Check out the October edition of The Hudson Heartbeat Newsletter!

Casey Schroeder Jenkinson

October 2019 | We are pleased to announce that Casey Schroeder-Jenkinson, PhD has been selected as the recipient for the OAPA Educator of the Year award. This award is given to an outstanding individual based on deeds and actions demonstrating outstanding commitment to PA education in the state of Ohio. She will be honored at the OAPA Awards Lunch in late October. Congratulations to Dr. Schroeder-Jenkinson!

Craig Meyers

October 2019 | Our very own Craig Myers, MSHS, PA-C has been honored with the 2019 PAEA Clinical Education award. The award recognizes a PAEA member program faculty with three or more years of experience coordinating the clinical education of PA students. Follow this link for more information. Kudos to Professor Myers for his hard work and dedication to the PA program!

Celebrate PA Week October 6-12 #PAweek

October 6-12 | Celebrate PA Week!

What is #PAweek? Every year from October 6-12, we celebrate National PA Week, which recognizes the PA profession and its contributions to the nation’s health.

Click to help raise awareness and visibility of the PA profession.

Marie Hilgefort Headshot

August 2019 | Marie Hilgefort (Class of 2019)  has been named the Cleveland Clinic Physician Assistant  Services 2019 Student of Promise awardee.  Marie will be honored along with other award recipients at the annual Cleveland Clinic PA Staff Dinner in October.  

Photo of Sarah Kane in white coat smiling at the camera

July 2019 | Sarah Kane (Class of 2020) received the CAAHP Scholarship through the Chaldean American Association for Health Professionals (CAAHP).  It will be awarded at the 3rd Annual Scholarship and Award Gala on July 26th.  CAAHP is a nonprofit and nonpolitical educational organization that was founded in 1990, with the goal to support Chaldean healthcare providers.  The organization is composed of physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and nurses and offers networking, education and community service.  The organization is partnered with St. John Providence Health System and the Chaldean Community Foundation.  

Mariah Bower

May 2019 | Mariah Bower (Class of 2019) was recognized for a scientific poster submission (based on her iSCTL project), which was displayed at the AAPA conference. Mariah's name was announced at national medical Challenge Bowl, and the poster will be featured in the next JAAPA journal. Mariah has also been chosen for the JAAPA Student Poster award for conferences this year.


March 2019 | Two CWRU PA Program Students, Eric Barnes and Rachel Laughlin, attended the 2019 AAPA Leadership and Advocacy Summit (LAS) in Alexandria, VA. The two-day event was dedicated to federal advocacy that included visits with legislators on Capitol Hill, sessions focused on critical issues facing the profession, and advocacy skill-building. Read more on Eric and Rachel's reflections on the event.

Stephanie Cyphers

March 2019 | CWRU PA student Stephanie Cypher (Class of 2020) is a recipient of the Rosh Review scholarship as well as a Connecticut Physician Assistant Foundation scholarship. Rosh Review is an industry leader in board exam reviews, questions banks and medical education while the Connecticut Physician Assistant Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants, a division of the AAPA.