Constituent Organization Awards

AAPA’s Outreach and Advocacy Awards are presented each year to recognize constituent organizations (COs) for their outstanding programs, projects and initiatives. All COs are eligible to submit an entry including state chapters, federal service chapters, specialty organizations, caucuses and special interest groups.

What project or initiative is your CO undertaking this year? Could it be an award contender? Applications for 2022 awards will be accepted from October 1, 2022 through January 29, 2023Read program rules before applying.

For more information, contact the Constituent Relations Work Group at [email protected].

Previous Winners

2021 Honorable Mention
Amy Allen, PA-C, EdD, DFAAPA, Chair of the Constituent Relations Work Group, presents the Honorable Mention Award to the PAs in Hospice & Palliative Medicine: Kathy Kemle, PA-C, DFAAPA, President; Jeffrey Myers, PA-C, MMSc, MIH, Immediate Past President; and Nadya Dimitrov, PA-C, DPM, DFAAPA, Executive Director

2021 Honorable Mention

The 2021 Honorable Mention was awarded to PAs in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (PAHPM).

This Constituent Organization (CO) designed a wide array of educational programs, webinars, town halls, and other collaborative measures to enhance patient care throughout several aspects of their specialty.

In addition to working with AAPA, PAHPM engaged with other COs as well as medical organizations in pursuit of their overall goals.  To learn more, contact

PAHPM at [email protected].

2021 CO Outreach & Advocacy Award
Amy Allen, PA-C, EdD, DFAAPA, Chair of the Constituent Relations Work Group, presents the 2021 Constituent Organization Outreach and Advocacy Award to PA Moms President and Founder, Raquelle Akavan, PA-C, and Board member Jena Morcelle, PA-C

2021 CO Outreach And Advocacy Award

The winner of the 2021 CO Outreach And Advocacy Award was PA Moms.  This CO created opportunities in fundraising, education, strategic partnerships, diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as other platforms and resources.  Beyond working with AAPA and the PA Foundation, PA Moms connected with dozens of organizations across various health care specialties since becoming a Constituent Organization in 2020.  For more information, contact [email protected].