Data Requests

AAPA’s research department has a wealth of research leadership, analytical capacity, literature and data about PAs and PA students as well as pertinent health workforce issues. How can we best help you?

Research services

AAPA is interested in supporting organizations and individuals in research projects that explore and support the role of the PA in the changing healthcare landscape. To learn how AAPA can support your research project, send a project proposal containing purpose, methodology and other resources or organizations you will be working with. All proposed projects will be considered and reviewed. Interested researchers should email us at

Data and research requests

We receive many requests for information about PAs. If you need specific information that is not available on this website, please email us at

Research publications

Every year AAPA conducts a survey of PAs across the country. The Annual Physician Assistant Survey provides us with the data for the Salary Report and the Annual Report. AAPA also maintains a bibliography of publications that pertain to the PA workforce.