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Thank you for your interest in Physician Assistants for Global Health and global health!

We are a network of PA's organized to advocate and support individual PAs and the use of PAs in underserved areas. There is a tremendous amount of interest in volunteering, global health, and the PA role in the international arena. PAGH was designated by the AAPA to handle many of these issues. We are the only PA organization of this type and are working to organize and centralize the PA profession and support individual PAs in their efforts.

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities? Want us to be more of a resource? Want to see more opportunities for PAs? To be more abreast of what is happening in the world?

Please join our expanding organization!

Many people have asked “what can I do?”

  • Become a community member of PAGH your support helps us reach our goals and unites our profession
  • Volunteer for PAGH- we have many duties that do not require very much time commitment contact us at
  • Register at our site for members only access, tell us about your interests!
  • If you know of organizations that use PAs contact us or sign up for free and register your group here.
  • Find our Facebook group and join discussions, look for updates.

Thank you for your interest! It is so exciting to see how many of you have compassion and are willing to step up for global health and use your talents to help others!

Lyndsey Milcarek, PA-C, MPH
President PAs for Global Health


Lyndsey Milcarek attended the University at Buffalo where she received a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Additionally, she continued at the University and earned a Master in Public Health with a concentration in Health Services Administration. Lyndsey's graduate student research included working in North Bengal, India where she compiled a community health assessment report with interventional recommendations for funding organizations. She also has a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Daemen College. Incorporating her PA education and volunteerism abroad, Lyndsey worked at universities in South Africa in partnership with the American International Health Alliance (AIHA) teaching students physical exam skills, gross anatomy and medicine topics to train as Clinical Associates (CAs). Currently, she works as a primary and urgent care provider in upstate New York. With her extensive experience abroad and dedication to patient care, Lyndsey continues to advocate for the PA profession beyond international borders.

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A global deficit of qualified health care professionals exists.

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