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January 22, 2020

Maria van Pelt, Ph.D., CRNA, FAAN, has been a nurse for 28 years and a certified registered nurse anesthetist for 22 years. She worked in Philadelphia nearly her entire career, having served as Program Director of the University of Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthesia Program...

December 19, 2019

Pennsylvania’s nurse anesthetists are donating $4,000 to help the Mid-Penn Region of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) with a new initiative to support the local chapter’s efforts to evolve the charity and its resources.

November 7, 2019

More than 650 military and civic leaders attended this inaugural event. PANA Board Member, Lt. Col. (R) Laura Wiggins, DNP, MSN, CRNA, represented PANA. Speaking to the longstanding history and legacy of CRNAs in the military, Laura highlighted the contributions that...

May 9, 2019

Last weekend, the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists gathered more than 365 CRNAs and SRNAs for our Spring Symposium at The Hotel Hershey. The spring business meeting and state update offered during the symposium educated our members on the latest news and...

April 10, 2019

Jodie Szlachta on Tuesday received unanimous confirmation by the state Senate to serve at least one three-year term on Gov. Wolf's Health Policy Board.

March 22, 2019

PANA Board Member, Jessica Poole is part of a committee that is updating national anesthesia practice standards.

October 22, 2018

Derek Reckard was named the new PANA President at the Fall Symposium in Bedford.

October 15, 2018

Current PANA President Jodie Szlachta is wrapping up her year and getting ready to pass off the gavel to President-elect Derek Reckard.

June 15, 2018

Dr. Pamela Wrobleski has been seated as the AANA representative on The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Care Advisory Council.

March 12, 2018

Our very own Jason Bauer is running for AANA Region 6 Director, representing Pennsylvania, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Ohio. Read more in our interview with Jason.

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