PA Studies News and Updates

Interested in Becoming a PA Educator?

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the School of Health Professions at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in Fort Worth is seeking a full time outstanding faculty colleague at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to teach PA students in a 30 month program.

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies is seeking an experienced PA educator for an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position. The most competitive applicant will be a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be experienced in teaching and research, and comfortable using common software programs (e.g., Excel, Word, Power Point, etc…)

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

*Preparing/delivering instruction and assessing student performance. Canva Woman Holding Microphone Standing In Front Of Crowd
*Participating in the program’s self-evaluation processes.
*Participating in student recruitment, interviews and selection.
*Mentoring students in their professional development.
*Conducting research related to PA practice or education.
*Developing/applying for grants.
*Experience with curriculum planning.
*Administrative Skills
*Other scholarly activities.

Apply here!

Amy Allen

Quest-UNTHSC Summit on Population Health and Diabetes

PA Students, Lindsey Graff and Amy Allen, presented their research poster at the Quest-UNTHSC Summit on Population Health and Diabetes. Their poster is titled “Does Health Status Differ by

Healthcare Access in Diabetic Females Ages 45-79?”

Photo: L-Amy Allen, R- Lindsey Graff


Nia Moving to Heal

Our class of 2021 class participated in Nia Moving to Heal class recently. The focus of the 3 hour presentation, co-facilitated by Julie Aguirre, MEd, LPC, and colleague, Sharyn Fein, was on Compassion Fatigue.  Healing others often leaves caregivers with little time or energy to heal themselves. The Compassion Fatigue Symposium educates caregivers through interactive professional support and training on Nia Moving To Healself-healing techniques. The Symposium targets those who experience emotional and physical fatigue common to professional and personal caregivers. For more information on the next Compassion Fatigue Symposium, visit the Educare website.

This page was last modified on February 6, 2020