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Volunteer with MdAPA Today!!

29 Mar 2024 5:07 PM | Anonymous

Calling All Maryland Physician Assistants: Volunteer with MAPA!


We are currently seeking enthusiastic and committed individuals for several volunteer roles with the Maryland Academy of PAs!  Whether you're a seasoned PA with years of experience or a fresh voice eager to contribute, we welcome you to join our team!


As a member-driven organization, MAPA relies on the expertise and dedication of its board members to lead initiatives, advocate for PA interests, and foster professional development opportunities. Contact Jennifer Barnett at vicepresident@mdapa.org for questions.

Nominations for positions are Due by May 1, 2024.


Where can you fit?

  • President Elect (three year term)
  • Vice President (one year term)
  • Treasurer (2 years term)
  • Directors at Large (2 year term)
    • CME Committee
    • Legislative Committee
    • Membership
    • Public Relations
    • Communication
  • Regional Directors (2 year term)
    • Western
    • Southern
    • Eastern
  • Delegate to the AAPA (1 year term)

5 delegates and two alternates.


Why volunteer with MAPA, you ask?


Collaborative Environment: Work alongside fellow PAs and healthcare leaders in a supportive environment dedicated to advancing our profession.


Shape the Future: Drive positive change and advocate for the needs of PAs in Maryland. This includes advocating for legislative changes, promoting the role of PAs in healthcare delivery, and increasing awareness about the value that PAs bring to patient care.


Professional Growth: Volunteers gain leadership experience, enhance their communication and collaboration skills, and expand their network of colleagues and mentors within the healthcare industry.


Community Impact: Make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and healthcare providers across the state. Whether it's through educational programs, outreach initiatives, or advocacy campaigns, board members have the opportunity to improve access to quality healthcare and address key healthcare challenges facing our profession.


Personal Fulfillment: Serving on our team can be personally rewarding for PAs who are passionate about giving back to their profession and making a difference in the lives of patients and colleagues. Knowing that their contributions are helping to shape the future of the PA profession and improve healthcare in Maryland can bring a sense of fulfillment and pride.


Time Commitment:  Depends on the role you fill.  Basic requirements are 75% of quarterly Board meetings held virtually (less than 2 hours)  and yearly conference in person in September. Preparing for meetings and checking emails regularly of a few hours a month with flexible time convenient for you.


Overall, volunteering for the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for PAs to contribute their skills, expertise, and passion to advance their profession and make a positive impact on healthcare in their community.


How to Apply:

To learn more about the available positions, please visit our website www.mdapa.org or contact Jennifer Barnett, Vice President at vicepresident@mdapa.org. Nominations for positions are Due by May 1, 2024.


Don't miss this incredible opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of physician assistants in Maryland. Join us in our mission to elevate the PA profession and improve healthcare for all!

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