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MPAS, PA-C
LT, MSC, USN

Direct accession. Graduated Marywood University PA Program 2010 with HPSP Scholarship. First billet Great Lakes. IA deployment to OEF 2011. Second billet Camp Lejeune.

May
28

In Memoriam: CWO3 Richard Albert Goodrich

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Richard Albert Goodrich   Richard Albert Goodrich, age 75, of Rockwall, TX, passed away May 21, 2022. He was born Novembe...

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Mar
20

New VA pilot program to fund prior Corpsman / Medic training to become PAs

va-pa-01 The VA is the USA's largest employer of PAs

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched a new pilot program to pay for former members of the Armed Services to train as PAs in exchange f...

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Jul
18

Moral Reasoning in Seven Questions

Editor's note: This article is reprinted in full with permission from the US Naval Institute's magazine Proceedings.As PAs and Officers, we are often ...

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Copyright

© Reprinted from Proceedings with permission; Copyright © 2021 U.S. Naval Institute / www.usni.org .

Jun
03

KSA list for Navy PAs

An official Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA's) list has been published for Navy PAs   Thanks to our PA Specialty Leaders present and past, ou...

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May
15

Becoming the Cornerstone of Operational Medicine, 2000-Present

Jed-Juachon Asadabad, Afghanistan, Dec. 2009. LT Jed Juachon, PA and Kunar Provincial Reconstruction Team Medical Officer, and a Corpsman meet with Dr. Mohammed Asif, Kunar, Midwifery Program training center

Below is reprinted with permission from the article "A Short History Of Navy Physician Assistants. Part III: Becoming the Cornerstone of Operational M...

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May
15

Through Heavy Weather and Fair Winds, 1975-1999

CWO2-James-Rich-aboard-USS-Kitty-HAwk-ca-1979-comp CWO2 James Rich (center) treating a patient aboard USS Kitty Hawk, ca 1979. Rich was one of the first PAs assigned to an aircraft carrier on an “experimental basis.” Photos from BUMED Archives

Below is reprinted with permission from the article "A Short History Of Navy Physician Assistants. Part II: Through Heavy Weather and Fair Winds, 1975...

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May
15

The Advent Of Physician Assistants In The Navy

Navy-PA-Plankowners-in-August-1974-comp First class of Physician Assistants (PA) in the United States, each former Hospital Corpsmen

Below is reprinted with permission from the article "A Short History Of Navy Physician Assistants. Part I: The Advent Of Physician Assistants In The N...

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Feb
28

Updated Navy PA Career Roadmap

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Our Navy PA Specialty Leader, Assistant Specialty Leaders, and others have worked together to recently update a standardized "road map" for a Navy PA'...

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Jan
30

How to search for other NAPA members

NAPA is a community by, of, and for Navy PAs We hope that our members can utilize the resources provided by their Navy PA colleagues to support the wa...

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Jan
30

How to update member profile

Please take a moment to update your NAPA member profile. This is a very quick and easy process. Updating your profile allows other NAPA members to sea...

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