For over 25 years, the PAEA Education Forum has been the premier event in PA Education, bringing together faculty and staff to learn and connect. We are thrilled to reunite in person in San Diego as this year also marks PAEA’s 50th Anniversary! This year’s in-person Education Forum will once again bring you top-notch educational presentations, thought-provoking featured speakers, and numerous unique opportunities to connect with industry leaders and colleagues.
No matter what stage you are at in your career, our action-packed schedule will offer you valuable resources, actionable ways to turn your challenges into opportunities, tools to sharpen your skillset, camaraderie with your peers, and empowerment to advance your career. We predict you will end the week feeling refreshed and energized with a renewed purpose to propel PA education forward.
Britt Andreatta, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized thought leader who uses her leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and education background to create brain-science-based solutions for today’s workplace challenges. Britt is the former CLO for Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning) and has over 10 million views worldwide of her online courses.
WatchDr. Andreatta’s session for The Neuroscience of Purpose, where she shared the latest research about the brain science of purpose and why it’s such a powerful force. You’ll learn how to leverage purpose to create a better work environment, more engaged faculty, effective leaders, and positive culture that attracts and retains the best talent. You’ll leave with tips and strategies for waving purpose into your program, which will contribute to your overall school’s success.
Daniel E. Dawes, JD, Morehouse School of Medicine’s Executive Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and author of two groundbreaking books on healthcare and health disparities, is a nationally respected policy expert, leader, administrator, and author who has been at the forefront of recent major federal health policy negotiations in the United States.
WatchDr. Dawes’s session for Medicine is a Political Act, where he shared his perspective on the link between politics and its impact on health. Drawing upon his book, The Political Determinants of Health, Dr. Dawes will discuss how political determinants cause health inequities. Want a signed copy of The Political Determinants of Health?
Lesley Brooks, MD, serves as the Chief of Addiction Medicine for SummitStone Health Partners and as the Assistant Medical Director for the North Colorado Health Alliance in northern Colorado. Dr. Brooks, board-certified family medicine and addiction medicine physician, practiced the full scope of family medicine, including prenatal care, chronic pain, and substance use disorder/addiction in northern Colorado for 12+ years.
Watch Dr. Brooks's session for Equity and Inclusion in Action: A Conversation for an inspiring session with PAEA President, Kara Caruthers, and Dr. Lesley Brooks, where they've discussed how equity and inclusion affect patient care and patient outcomes. Dr. Brooks shared her experiences as a black female physician who cares for some of the most vulnerable populations and her passion for partnering with PAs.