American Academy of Physician Assistants
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    Your PA Voice on Capitol Hill

    AAPA’s political action committee, PA PAC, is the only federal healthcare PAC dedicated to advancing the PA profession. Find Out More
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    Be a leader in obesity care.

    More than 1 out of 3 adults are affected by obesity. Get the tools needed to tackle this chronic disease.Learn More
  • It Pays to be a PA

    It Pays to be a PA

    PA salaries are currently growing at a higher rate than the national average. Use the new 2016 AAPA Salary Report to negotiate your employment contract.get report
  • PA Professional’s October Edition Is Now Available

    PA Professional’s October Edition Is Now Available

    The latest issue of PA Professional features the 2016 AAPA Salary Report, and how to use it to assess job offers, raises and more so you can negotiate with an employer from a position of power.Read Now
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    New Edition of JAAPA

    The October edition of JAAPA is now available.READ NOW

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PAs in the News

A Comparison of Conventional and Expanded PA Hospitalist Staffing Models at a Community Hospital

Oct. 18, 2016 - In an article recently published in the Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, researchers found that an expanded PA hospitalist staffing model at a community hospital provided similar outcomes and a lower cost of care than a conventional one.More

ARC-PA Announces Nine New PA Programs

Oct. 12, 2016 - In September, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) awarded provisional accreditation to nine new PA programs.More