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Registration is open for ELC 2018, to be held in November just outside Washington, D.C.! Especially for PA leaders and clinical administrators, this popular conference brings powerful new strategies in leadership, management, and communication.
NEW! Announcing Mentor Match
Find a PA mentor or mentee with this new, free program in Huddle. With guidance from more experienced PAs, achieve your career goals! Or help advance your fellow PAs with your valuable advice.
Storage. Sharing. Security. Smartphone?
When it comes to your career records, a folder full of papers just won’t do. See why PAs are logging in to PA Portfolio, the new online tool that organizes your education, licensing, and certification documents – and allows you share them easily via your smartphone.
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We want to make your AAPA membership valuable – and a good value. That’s why we keep adding more resources and discounts to our list of member benefits. Don’t miss out on your savings!
See What An AAPA Student Has To Say About UpToDate
UpToDate creates an active learning experience for PA students to synthesize taught material in class with researched topics outside of class. It provides easy-to-access algorithms with evidence-based medicine to improve clinical practice and to guide learning.
AAPA’s new EHR Toolkit can help PAs advocate for EHR systems that are designed, selected, and implemented with functionality considerations for PAs, ultimately resulting in more efficient and high-quality patient care.
Kansas patients who receive healthcare services from PAs via telemedicine will now be assured that these services will be covered by insurers due to the recent enactment of H.B. 2028.
Find your perfect PA job. Personalize your career path, get expert advice on career transitions, and find free tools like the AAPA Salary Report.
Virginia Valentin, DrPH, PA-C, is using her AAPA-PAEA Research Fellowship to understand the relationship between state scope of practice laws and their impact on where PAs practice, and the composition of the PA workforce in each state.
PA state chapters enjoyed a successful 2017, full of positive PA improvements to state laws and regulations. All 50 states and the District of Columbia made more than 100 statutory and nearly 50 regulatory improvements to state laws and rules that govern PA practice.
Military PAs presented and attended CME, exhibited original research and created enduring connections with PAs from other services and nations at AAPA 2018 in New Orleans.
Key takeaways from PAs in leadership.
LTC James Jones, PA-C, works in the White House Medical Unit and cares for the president, vice president, Cabinet secretaries, key White House personnel, some of their families and tourists visiting the building. His near-decade at the White House has resulted in a few dramatic medical moments.
As a healthcare organization, your most valuable tool is your provider team. Having the right provider in the right place at the right time changes the way healthcare is delivered.
CHLM – Improving healthcare, fostering productive teams, and developing leaders.