PA Week

PA Week On Page

For several years now, PAs and students have hit the Big Apple to make an impression on the TODAY show anchors and viewers at home and raise awareness of PA Week!

What is PA Week?

Held every year from Oct. 6-12, National PA Week is a celebration of the PA profession.

PAs across the country use PA Week to increase awareness of both the PA profession and the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

How do I get involved?

There are many ways to celebrate PA Week.

Here are a couple suggestions.

DIY PA Week!

Use these helpful guides to plan an event, reach the media or find talking points about the profession.

Educate your patients

Need a brochure that explains PAs for patients?

Grab the latest version of the “I'm a PA” patient education brochure (PDF).

Share what you’re doing!

Head to AAPA’s Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest pages and let everyone know what YOU are doing for PA Week this year!

Check out this helpful guide to using social media to promote PAs and PA Week! (link to PDF)


Have questions about PA Week or how to celebrate in 2014?

Contact AAPA’s Patrick Dunne, assistant director of communications, at