Specialty organizations support AAPA’s knowledge base regarding medical specialty practice issues. These 26 organizations strengthen the PA profession through their liaisons with their medical and professional counterparts. These relationships allow specialty organizations to partner with AAPA to address challenges such as reimbursement, clinical practice and regulation. Also, AAPA has created individual issue briefs for several medical specialties.
Specialty organizations offer their members focused CME, professional growth and networking opportunities, advocacy to support the profession and a chance to give back to the profession through volunteering.