Read factsheets on current AAPA policy priorities, including fighting the opioid epidemic and advancing the PA profession.
Find AAPA’s communications with Congress, including letters and comments on legislation. The advocacy team promotes our priorities and the PA profession.
PAs should continue to use “physician assistant” or “PA” as their official legal title in a professional capacity, particularly in clinical settings and with patients. AAPA is transitioning to use “physician associate” when possible and when it does not present a legal or regulatory conflict. For more information, please visit FAQs.