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MISSION

NYSSPA strives to provide its members with relevant continuing education and a collective voice through advocacy & information impacting the PA scope of practice thereby promoting the profession in the State of New York.

 

VISION

PAs empowered as integral members and leaders, within healthcare teams, practicing at the top of their license, improving the quality and delivery of healthcare.

 

What is NYSSPA?

The New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) is a non-profit 501(c)6 volunteer membership organization that has represented and served the PA profession for nearly 50 years. NYSSPA is comprised of PAs from across the state of New York, devoted to supporting the PA profession by participating in continuing educations programs, professional and legislative advocacy on behalf of all NY State PAs, improving public awareness of the important role that PAs play in providing necessary healthcare to the public and fostering a mutually beneficial relationship with supervising physicians.  NYSSPA is not a government or regulatory agency, licensing or certification body and funding is provided primarily by the membership and our educational activities.

 

Who are PAs?

PAs are licensed healthcare professionals who work autonomously in teams, typically lead by physicians.  PAs diagnose, prescribe and treat.   They work in a wide variety of medical and surgical disciplines in various practice settings.  PAs are involved in all aspects of care, including taking medical histories, performing physical exams, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medications, performing procedures such as suturing and casting, assisting in the OR, and providing education to patients and their families. 

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NYSSPA Candidate Eligibility

Declaration of Candidacy Deadline:  February 28, 2017

Deadline for Membership Voting Eligibility: February 28, 2017

Deadline for Receipt of Campaign Material: March 10, 2017

Distribution of Balloting Materials and posting of
Platform Statements to website: March 21, 2017

Deadline for Request of Late Issue Ballots: April 24, 2017

Ballots Due at NYSSPA office: May 5, 2017

Election Committee Report Announcing Election Results: May 9, 2017

Elected begin new term of office: July 1, 2017

For more information please contact the elections committee chair
Mindy Shaw, MS, PA-C at shawmindy@hotmail.com

NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS, 174 S. New York Rd., POB 606, Oceanville, NJ 08231 - P: 877-769-7722 or 917-679-4005, F: 609-573-5064, E: info@nysspa.org