American Academy of Physician Assistants

Grassroots Advocacy

The profession’s advocacy success depends on the involvement of PAs and PA students across the country.  Get the tools you need to be an effective advocate and speak for the profession:

Advocacy Action Center

Get advocacy tools and take action on advocacy alerts here.

Increase advocacy effectiveness

View articles and videos that help PAs understand the critical importance of advocacy involvement, become more effective advocates and improve their relationship-building skills.

Connect with legislators at home

Learn how to connect with legislators in your state during their recess periods to give feedback, perspectives and suggestions on healthcare policy.

Attend a town hall meeting

Learn how to make the most of a town hall meeting or community forum hosted by your member of Congress.

Hosting legislators at your practice 

Review these tips for hosting a federal legislator (senator or representative) or open seat congressional candidate at your practice.

Grassroots advocacy and information network

PAs have a nationwide network of advocates.

State practice profiles

View practice profiles by state, with information on specialties and number of visits per week.

Congress 101

Learn how a bill becomes law.