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Dr. Matthew Zirwas' response to the JAMA Dermatology Study
Published on: 4/28/2018
Dr. Matthew Zirwas submits a response to the SDPA question the methodology and conclusions from the JAMA Dermatology Study
SDPA and AAPA Reponse to the Article in the April 18 Issue of JAMA Dermatology
Published on: 4/28/2018
AAPA and SDPA respond to Dr. Ferris' article, “Accuracy of Skin Cancer Diagnosis by Physician Assistants Compared with Dermatologists in a Large Health Care System,”
JAMA Article by Dr. Laura Ferris
Published on: 4/28/2018
The article, entitled “Accuracy of Skin Cancer Diagnosis by Physician Assistants Compared with Dermatologists in a Large Health Care System,”led by Dr. Laura Ferris is a fundamentally flawed study that depicts PAs poorly.

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Join the PDPA for the 7th Annual Pittsburgh Melanoma Foundation 5K Run/Walk
Published on: 3/9/2018
7th Annual Pittsburgh Melanoma Foundation 5K Run/Walk

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ACTION NEEDED! Urgent Support of Senate Bills 895 and 896.
Published on: 2/3/2018
The PDPA urgently needs your support of Senate Bill 895 and Senate Bill 896 which were introduced by Senator Rafferty and Senator Alloway to remove barriers to PA practice in Pennsylvania. If you haven't taken action, now is the time to do so. Please read the PDPA's letter requesting support, as well as for details regarding the Senate Bill(s) and opposing Resolutions.
AMA Opposes Autonomous State PA Board
Published on: 7/1/2017
AMA passes Resolution 233 opposing autonomous state PA boards.
"Team PDPA" contributes $500.00 to the Pittsburgh Melanoma Foundation
Published on: 6/11/2017
"Team PDPA" raised and donated $500.00 to the Pittsburgh Melanoma Foundation



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