Leadership in the Wake Forest PA Program centers on the Katherine Anderson Society (KAS), the school’s chapter of the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA).
The Katherine Anderson Society was named for the first Medical Director of the Wake Forest School of Medicine PA Program and a much-respected physician in both the community and the institution.
“Katie,” as Dr. Anderson was affectionately known, was a pediatrician in Winston-Salem for 25 years and the first woman to be elected president of the local medical society. As the Medical Director of the PA Program from 1969 until her retirement in 1976, Katie’s understanding of physician assistants and their role on the medical team was instrumental to the development of the educational philosophy and curriculum of the program.
Class of 2020 KAS officers and committee members:
|President||Will Kabrich||Emmaline Stilp|
|Vice President||Olivia Wilkins||Elton Jonuzaj|
|Secretary||Minh-Tam Le||Lindsey Mitchell|
|Treasurer||Josseline Cooper||Erin Garmon|
|NCAPA Rep||Carolyn Avila-Duran|
|Regional Rep||Joey Hope||Trent Gabriel|
|Student Engagement||Sarah Duncan
|IT Rep||Lindsey Peterson||Jason Carter|
|Scrapbook/Yearbook||Erica Batres||Myah Hicks|
You can learn more about the accomplishments of our student leaders by reading Inside Wake PA, our quarterly digital magazine for students, alumni, and friends of the program