American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Claim Your Spot at This Popular Boot Camp

    Claim Your Spot at This Popular Boot Camp

    Reserve your space at the Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp, Oct. 14 – 18 in Phoenix! Earn up to 34.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits as you immerse yourself in commonly encountered diagnoses and diseases of adult hospitalized patients.Register Today
  • Be Recognized as a Preceptor

    Be Recognized as a Preceptor

    Apply for our clinical preceptor recognition program and be acknowledged for your work to educate the next generation of PAs.Apply Now
  • Just in – the April Issue of PA Professional!

    Just in – the April Issue of PA Professional!

    Read the cover story on work-life imbalance—a common problem for PAs and other healthcare providers.Read More
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    Don't Miss Out on the Best Rates

    Register by April 22 – the last day of advance rates. Reserve your spot at the world's largest PA event today!Register Now
  • AAPA 2015 Elections

    AAPA 2015 Elections

    It's time to vote for the PAs you'd like to represent you on the AAPA Board of Directors! The polls are open through April 30 for the 2015-16 AAPA General Election.Vote Today
  • Apply Now for IMPACT Grants

    Apply Now for IMPACT Grants

    NEW! The PA Foundation is offering 3 grants up to $10,000 to foster and develop innovative ideas to improve the care of the patient and the community. Hurry, the application deadline is April 27!APPLY NOW

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New! What is a PA? Video in Spanish



Help your Spanish-speaking patients learn more about PAs with the new, FREE Spanish version of our popular “What is a PA?” video.

PAs in the News

Statement from the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) on March 26th U.S. House passage of H.R. 2, The Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act

March 27, 2015 - AAPA congratulates the U.S. House of Representatives on passage of H.R. 2, The Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act, by a vote of 392-37.More

Hawaii PAs Obtain Full Prescriptive Authority

April 23, 2015 - Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a rule proposal authorizing PAs to prescribe Schedule II controlled substances, now giving Hawaii PAs full prescriptive authority. More