American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Now Available − JAAPA October Issue

    Now Available − JAAPA October Issue

    Read the latest edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the award-winning, peer-reviewed clinical journal of AAPA.Read More
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    What it's like to have the best job in America right now

    Business Insider touts PAs as the top job in America currently, and talked to Jeffrey A. Katz, PA-C, DFAAPA, AAPA president and chair of the board, to find out what it's like to have the best job in America.Read more
  • Now Available − PA Professional September Issue

    Now Available − PA Professional September Issue

    The latest issue of PA Professional features PA students balancing graduate school with parenthood.Read Now
  • Clinical Research Trials Guide

    Clinical Research Trials Guide

    Work in a clinical research trial and make your mark on the practice of medicine. Review our clinical trials guide to get started today!Learn More
  • Join the PA Week Celebration

    Join the PA Week Celebration

    Show off your pride in your profession with FREE posters, brochures and shareable resources from AAPA.Start Now
  • Keep Your Practice Cutting-Edge

    Keep Your Practice Cutting-Edge

    Earn up to 34.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits and get up to date on the most current adult hospital medicine topics. NEW pre-courses include a hands-on ultrasound diagnostic primer, and reimbursement workshops. Register Today

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Celebrate PA Week!

PA Week, which takes place Oct. 6-12, is one week every year dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating PAs and the amazing work they do every day. AAPA has everything you need to make this PA Week the biggest yet!

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PAs in the News

PA Contributes to New ACOG Prevention Guidelines

October 1, 2015 – A well-woman task force convened by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)—and including PA representation—released its guidelines in the October 2015 issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.More

Legislature Overrides Governor: Missouri PAs Now Able to Sign Death Certificates

September 24, 2015 − On Sept. 16, the general assembly enacted legislation allowing PAs to sign death certificates over the objections of Governor Jay Nixon, who vetoed the bill in July.More