Congratulations to first year Physician Assistant student JoLynn Reed who was named Interprofessional Community Clinic Volunteer of the Month!
A big thanks to Associate Program Director Ziemowit Mazur Ed.M., MS, PA-C and
Director of Didactic Education Kristine Burgess, MS, PA-C who recently joined the ICC volunteer force!
Associate Program Director Ziemowit Mazur Ed.M., MS, PA-C was re-elected this year as the Public Education and Marketing Committee Chair for
Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA). Ziemowit
was also elected as a representative for IAPA for our national organization American Academy of Physician Assistant (AAPA) as House of Delegates
representative for 2016/2017. Director of Clinical Education Kristin Mahr, MSEP, MS, PA-C
and Director of Didactic Education Kristine Burgess, MS, PA-C are also members of IAPA.
In addition, they serve as RFUMS PA program representatives on the IAPA Board of Directors.
PA Alum and scholarship winner Meredeth Campbell, was featured in the
Daily Herald as she provided free screenings and medical advice at the
Community Care Connection mobile clinic's stop at the Round Lake Public Library.
Congrats to the Physician Assistant Team for being ranked among the top 10% of graduate physician assistant programs by
USA NEWS and World Report
for 2015! !
PA Program Associate Director Ziemowit Mazur, Ed.M., MS, PA-C
of the Community Care Connection, was a featured guest on North Shore Live - Cooper's Corner, a locally hosted public access program broadcasted in Highland Park.
The show aired live Wednesday February 18. Ziemowit and Community Care Coordinator Michael Smith discussed breaking down barriers to access healthcare in the local community
for those underinsured or uninsured.
Great job Ziemowit!
First year PA Student Kelly Jo Smith was selected from a pool of competitive applicants
as Franklin Fellow and is responsible for designing and implementing community based projects on immunization education for parents and
healthcare providers. Congrats Kelly Jo!
- Check out this article on our own Rea Katz, PhD, PA-C
in The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle!