The LRH cyclists also include Marie Tracy (U.S. Air Force), Ryan Creel, (U.S. Army, retired), Colleen Bushnell (U.S. Air Force, retired) and Steve Taylor (U.S. Army, retired). Each has experienced tremendous personal challenges related to his or her military service, including homeless, PTSD and long-term injuries. The team was led by Casey Miller, a civilian with a deep concern for veterans.
The Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants, Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants and AAPA also hosted a casual reception for the cyclists at AAPA Headquarters in Alexandria on Saturday, Oct. 13.
To learn more about the Long Road Home Project and AAPA's resources for medical providers to better care for veterans and military families, visit www.aapa.org/veterans.
About the American Academy of Physician Assistants Founded in 1968, the American Academy of Physician Assistants is the national professional society for physician assistants. It represents a profession of more than 86,500 certified PAs across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the majority of the U.S. territories and within the uniformed services. AAPA advocates and educates on behalf of the profession and the patients PAs serve. It works to ensure the professional growth, personal excellence and recognition of physician assistants and to enhance their ability to improve the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of patient-centered healthcare. Visit www.aapa.org to learn more.SOURCE American Academy of Physician Assistants