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WAPA Fall Conference | October 28-30, 2020 | Virtual Meeting
CME's don't stop for a pandemic. The Suncadia Fall Conference was cancelled 08/28/20 but we plan to have a Virtual meeting on Zoom.

The Fall conference worth 18.5 category I hours. It will be live via Zoom.

Online registration is open: 2020 Fall Registration
18.5 hours of Category I CME approved!
Brochure/Agenda: Brochure 2020 Fall Virtual Schedule.pdf

August 14, 2020 President's Message


Congratulations to the Physician Assistants who made it into Seattle Met's "Top Docs" for 2020! 

"Top Docs"

I would like to acknowledge those PAs who were nominated by their peers in 21 specialty categories.

Bariatric Surgery Physician Assistants General Surgery Physician Assistants Obstetrics/Gynecology Physician Assistants
Margaux Lovell Stephanie Granvall Stephany Hassen
Jennifer Strumolo   Kimberly Maris
    Rachelle Tomei
Breast Surgery Physician Assistants Hand Surgery Physician Assistants  
Christina Blanchette Zach Bowman Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistants
  Chad Moloney Timothy Billings
Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistants Dan Patzer Garrett Gray
William Campbell   Brian Haid
Adrian Hagan   Claudia Kalotay
John Palmer Hematology/Oncology Physician Assistants Remmy Ombati
Ruben Romero Cora Fix Gail Petteruti
Steven Weinreich Misha Host Duong Tran
  Gabrielle Zecha  
Cardiology Physician Assistants   Pain Medicine Physician Assistants
Adam Gilbert Infectious Disease Physician Assistants Zachary Kile
Amy Johnson Alison Beieler  
Lyle Larson Pooja Bhattacharyya Pediatrics (General) Physician Assistants
  Lisa So Sofya Kefely
Dermatology Physician Assistants Leah Hampson Yoke  
Melissa Prasatik   Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistants
  Neurology Physician Assistants Kristin DeGroot
Ear, Nose and Throat Physician Assistants Grace Chen Christa Jana-Marie Franz
Emily Coraci    
Jeffrey Robin Neurosurgery Physician Assistants Urology Physician Assistants
  Audrey Branom Joseph Coyne
Family Medicine Physician Assistants Young Cho Julia Wilson
Rory Cavaille Elise Kaiser  
Chau Pham DeSean Rodgers  
Melissa Szocik Jordan Steed  
Gastroenterology Physician Assistants    
Ashley Schmaing    


With Gratitude,

Gabrielle Zecha, PA-C, MHA, DFAAPA
President, Washington Academy of PAs



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