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First Class Pictures of PAHx Associates

High Point University’s Department of PA Studies recognized in the First Class Pictures of the PA History Society Program Associate

The Physician Assistant History Society, Inc., is dedicated to the history and legacy of the physician assistant profession through the identification and collection of appropriate papers, manuscripts, magazine and newspaper clippings, newsletters, reports, dissertations, oral histories, and visual artifacts, such as films, slides, videos, photographs, and digital images.


Southwest Guilford High School Students Visit Simulation Lab

Students from Southwest Guilford High School visit the Physician Assistant Program’s Simulation Lab in December 2014. Professor Ashlyn Bruning, PA-C, demonstrates the capabilities of a high-fidelity patient simulator.

Community outreach is an important part of the mission of the PA Studies program.


Professor Receives National Physician Assistant Award

The American Academy of Physician Assistants congratulated Dr. Linda Sekhon, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, on being named third place recipient of the 2012 Paragon Publishing Award.

Every year, the AAPA recognizes five of the nation’s top physician assistants with the Academy’s highest honor.

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HPU Welcomes Sekhon as Founding Chair

Dr. Linda Sekhon has joined the School of Health Sciences at High Point University as the Chair of the new Department of Physician Assistant Studies.

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Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) Conference Presentation

Dr. Linda Sekhon, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, presented at the 37th Annual Fall Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) Continuing Medical Education (CME) Conference in Valley Forge, Pa. on Oct. 17.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

The Michael J. Habeck Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual who has provided sustained, exceptional service and leadership to the PSPA and has contributed to the advancement of the PA profession as an advocate in the public and private arenas.  Today we honor Linda Sekhon, physician assistant, who is truly deserving of this award.

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NCAPA Appointment

Dr. Linda Sekhon, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, was appointed to the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) Governmental Affairs Committee.

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For information about your CASPA application, prerequisites, health care experience, or to inquire about a visit, please contact:

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(336) 841-9198
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The Physician Assistant Studies Program at HPU

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High Point, NC 27268

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PAprogram@highpoint.edu

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ARC-PA Accreditation

The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the High Point University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by High Point University.

Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program
that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.

Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.

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