Partnership Award

This award recognizes an individual or institution that provides support to one or more PA program(s) and that has made a noteworthy contribution to PA education.


Nominees must demonstrate substantial contributions one or more of the following areas:

  • Contribution to a PA program
  • Promotion of the PA profession
  • Dedication, which may include length of service or support beyond expectations
  • Extent of involvement in didactic, clinical, or institutional activities

Requirements and materials


  • Nomination letter describing in detail and elaborating on how the award criteria were met, including evidence of performance above and beyond the nominee’s job description


  • Two letters of support addressing the author’s first-hand knowledge of the nominee with relation to a minimum of one of the award criteria


  • Complimentary 2018 PAEA Education Forum registration for one representative of the program
  • Crystal award
  • Check for $500
  • Recognition at the Education Forum Awards Ceremony

2017 Award Recipient

2017 Partnership Award

Cleveland Clinic