Who We Are

The Physician Assistant Leadership and Learning Academy (PALLA) is a state-wide initiative led by the University of Maryland, Baltimore to advance PA education, research, and policy.

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Our Fellowships

Faculty Fellowship

5 students in white coats laughing against brick wallThe Faculty Fellowship program provides PA clinicians with experiences and training to prepare them to become part of the PA faculty workforce. The program is designed to help each fellow build a teaching and scholarship portfolio.

HELP-PA Fellowship

The Healthcare Leadership and Preceptor Advancement Fellowship is actively recruiting clinicians who are interested in advancing their skills in healthcare leadership and clinical education as preceptors. This program is a uniquely structured interprofessional opportunity for practicing PAs, NPs, and MDs/DOs to engage in a flexible and blended 4-month, professional development program.

Sadler Lectureship Series

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Curricular Packages

PALLA has created a series of curricular packages based on relevant topics in PA education. Fill out this form to receive a copy of any of our curricular packages below:

  • Caring for others, Caring for ourselves
  • Telehealth
  • COVID-19
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • BeJEDI (Belonging, Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion)

Contact Us


Maryland Bar Center
520 W. 
Fayette St. | First Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201