Stephanie McGilvray, MMSc, PA-C, an assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Health Professions Surgical Physician Assistant program has been named to the Physician Assistant Foundation (PAF) board of trustees. The PAF, the philanthropic body of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), provides support to the physician assistant community through scholarships and grants.
“As an instructor at UAB, my objective is to help our students succeed; by serving on the PAF Board, I see this is an invaluable opportunity to directly impact the success of an even larger number of students from across the nation,” said McGilvray, a member of the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences. “I’m excited for the possibilities, and I see this as directly impacting the future of the physician assistant profession.”
McGilvray, who also sits on the AAPA Reimbursement Work Group, will serve a three-year term for the PAF effective immediately. She is also serving as a board member at large for the Alabama Society of Physician Assistants (ASPA), and she previously served as ASPA president.