From AAPA’s Leaders

Hear directly from the president and chair of AAPA’s Board of Directors, the organization’s chief executive officer, and your fellow PAs who volunteer their time and expertise in support of the profession. Be inspired by the ways in which they give back to their communities and their patients and work to raise awareness of PAs, and stay up to date on AAPA’s short- and long-term initiatives and business goals.

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Jennifer M. Orozco, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA

President and Chair, Board of Directors

From Our President

  • April
    2022

    • The Countdown’s On To Indy!
      The countdown is officially on to AAPA 2022! AAPA President Jennifer M. Orozco highlights the main stage events, CME, networking opportunities, and more.

  • March
    2022

    • Inspired by the PA Community
      AAPA President Jennifer M. Orozco, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, shares how she’s been inspired by PAs recently — from a meaningful board reunion to AAPA’s grassroots advocates around the country.

  • February
    2022

  • January
    2022

    • PA Again a Top Job!
      AAPA President Jennifer M. Orozco, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, celebrates PA being named the number two healthcare job in the country. This month, she previews three priority initiatives for 2022: Partnering with Purpose, launching the new PA brand, and ongoing advocacy efforts.

  • December
    2021

  • November
    2021

    • Honoring Veterans, Advocacy Advances, 11-Day Power Play
      AAPA President Jennifer M. Orozco, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, reflects upon the profession’s deep roots in military service and provides updates on key policy changes regarding reimbursement. Orozco also highlights two PAs participating in an 11-day ice hockey game to raise money for a cancer hospital.

  • October
    2021

  • September
    2021

    • PAs on NBC, Title Change Updates, and Negative Noise
      AAPA President Jennifer M. Orozco, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, celebrates NBC’s coverage of frontline PA Arianna Campbell on both the “Today” show and on MSNBC. Orozco also addresses the effectiveness of behind-the-scenes work.

  • August
    2021

    • Title Change and PA Brand Updates
      AAPA President Jennifer M. Orozco, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, launches a monthly letter to members. This month, she highlights four key areas of strategic work: title change, the new PA brand, advocacy, and education.

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Lisa M. Gables, CPA

Chief Executive Officer

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