Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants

Leroy Shugart, a KAPA original, passes away at 76

Posted 13 days ago

Leroy Shugart graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at Wichita State University and was one the of the original organizers KAPA back in the 1970s and served on the KAPA board of directors when KAPA was just beginning.


He passed away on January 7, 2022 at his home in McPherson, KS.


Leroy was a great source of information, PA history and a mainstay at KAPA CME meetings throughout the years. He always maintained his interest in KAPA and attended our most recent Fall CME in Wichita, KS.


His obituary is available here


Leroy will be missed!