Zachary Hartsell, MHA, PA-C, has been the Program Director for Wake Forest School of Medicine’s PA Program since November 2014. Hartsell joined the faculty as Associate Professor and Vice Chair of PA Studies in 2013 and became the first Director of PA Services at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WFBMC). His work at the medical center has been centered out of the Chief Medical Officer’s office and focused on workforce innovation, credentialing, and redesigned care models. He also continues to practice clinically in hospital medicine at WFBMC and teaches healthcare management at the Wake Forest School of Business. Mr. Hartsell has served in several roles at the American Academy of Physician Assistants including as the liaison to the Society of Hospital Medicine and chair of AAPA’s Commission on Continuing Professional Development and Education.