Foster a culture of professional involvement, leadership and advocacy.

  • CWRU PA program faculty members foster a culture of professional involvement, leadership and advocacy by both mentoring and encouraging students to assume leadership positions in local and national organizations and by holding positions in these areas themselves.
  • CWRU PA program faculty and students are involved at both the local and national level in programs impacting the community and fostering advocacy across a broad range of issues.

Faculty Leadership, Professional Involvement and Advocacy 

PAEA Exam Development Board Member 
PAEA Clinical Coordinators 101 Workshop Facilitator 
Awardee, PAEA Rising Star Award 2018
Awardee, PAEA Clinical Education Award 2019
Awardee, PAEA New Faculty for Professional Excellence, 2021
Test question writer for Rosh Review 
Awardee, Ohio Association of PAs Educator of the Year 2019
Awardee, Interprofessional Scholars Collaboration in Teaching in Learning (iSCTL) (6 faculty)
Awardee, Laser Spine Institute’s Enterprise “Blindside Award” (2017)
Awardee, Laser Spine Institute’s Enterprise “Rookie of the Year” (2017)
Awardee, Cleveland Clinic Shining Star Award (2012, 2013, 2014)

Student Leadership, Professional Involvement and Advocacy

Director of Outreach, AAPA Student Academy Board of Directors (2017)
Representative-elect, Ohio Association of Physician Assistants (2021)
Board of Directors CWRU Student Run Health Clinic (SRHC) (3 students)
Student Academy of American Academy of PAs (SAAAPA) Outstanding Student Society Award (2018, 2019)
Fellow, PAEA PA Educator Fellowship (2017-18 and 2018-19)