Dr. Jeremy M. Welsh has been recognized as a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He earned this recognition due to his outstanding contributions to patient care and the profession during his years as a PA. He also demonstrated significant dedication and involvement in the Lynchburg community and the development of the PA Medicine program at University of Lynchburg.
Dr. Welsh is the associate dean of the University of Lynchburg School of Graduate Health Sciences, the director and chair of the PA Medicine program, and an associate professor. He also practices emergency medicine in Lynchburg and has been a PA for more than 12 years. He volunteers in leadership roles for the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants and PAs for Tomorrow.
He has completed education in biology, physician assistant studies, emergency and urgent care medicine, organizational behavior and leadership, health and hospital law, disaster medicine and management, and medical-legal consulting. He also is a certified medical investigator and has been awarded a Certificate of Added Qualifications in emergency medicine, a distinction earned by meeting license, education, and experience requirements and then passing an exam in the specialty.
All distinguished fellows of AAPA have demonstrated exceptional contributions to their communities and a commitment to all aspects of health care.