Robert Thomas named 2012 PA of the Year!
Robert Thomas was selected as PA of the Year for 2012 by his colleagues at The Alaska Academy of Physician Assistants during their recent annual meeting.
Robert specializes in Ortho Surgery at Alaska Hand Elbow Shoulder Surgical Specialists. He has been a member of the Alaska Academy of Physician Assistants for 5 years, has served on the AKAPA Board of Directors as Treasurer, President and Past-President. Robert has also been very active on the state and national level as a member of the National PA Conference committee and the All-Alaska Medical Conference committee, and has been noted by his colleagues as a committed member who always knows “how to get it done”.
Please join us in congratulating Robert on this recognition.
Each year, the AKAPA Board of Directors recognizes the outstanding services of an Alaska-based Physician Assistant with the PA of the Year award. This prestigious award is presented during the annual AKAPA membership meeting from nominations received prior to September 15.
The AKAPA Board of Directors is looking for nominations of Alaskan PAs who are exemplary in their work as a physician assistant. Nominations will be accepted year round.
Please nominate a PA you know, who fits some of the following criteria:
- A PA with an outstanding accomplishment
- A PA involved in local, state or national activities that further the PA profession
- And/or a PA involved in community service.
Nominees must be AKAPA members and not be a current AKAPA board member. The winner will be selected by the AKAPA Board of Directors, and announced at the annual membership meeting.
Past PA of the Year award recipients:
2011: Jim Wojciehowski, PA-C, Anchorage, AK
2010: John Winklmann, PA-C, Healy, AK
2009: Wendy Hladick, PA-C, Unalaska, AK
2008: Steve Gage, PA-C, Sitka, AK
2007: Edward Hall, PA-C, Anchorage, AK