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Whether you’re navigating recent changes to your daily role or adjusting to being furloughed, Career Central can help. Everything you need for your job search and your daily professional life is right here.

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2021 AAPA Salary Report

New this year – data and analysis of the pandemic’s impact on PAs. Free to AAPA fellow, student, and retired members!


PA Portfolio

PA Portfolio is a secure, online sharing and storage tool for important education, licensing and certification, and career records that can be accessed anywhere.

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Malpractice Insurance

Starting at just $65/month, PA AssetGuard® protects you even when your employer’s malpractice insurance doesn’t – and even if you’ve already left that employer.

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PA Burnout

The ability to manage stress, find meaning and purpose in our work and life affects our mental health, life satisfaction and overall well-being.

Clinical Tools

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Trust this evidence based physician-authored resource for reliable clinical answers.

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Access OvidMD a centralized online source for point-of-care and research support tools.

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Earn CME and improve patient care with the Canopy Medical Spanish courses and app.

News & Resources

PAs: Obstetrics and Gynecology Needs You!

President of APAOG, Melissa Rodriguez, DMSc, PA-C, thinks PAs are a great fit for practicing in obstetrics and gynecology; they are medically trained, compassionate, team-oriented, and are qualified to identify, prevent, and treat most, if not all, causes of maternal mortality.

How COVID-19 Impacted PA Salaries

As part of the 2021 AAPA Salary Survey, now available in PDF format on aapa.org, AAPA’s Research Department collected data to understand the impact of COVID not only on the PA workforce, but on compensation as well as practice changes.

A Day in the Life of a PA in Hospital Internal Medicine

Adrijana Anderson, PA-C, has a unique position at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona; her time is equally split between the hospital medicine and critical care departments. Anderson loves the arrangement and is passionate about practicing hospital medicine.

Adrenaline Junkie: After 22 Years in Air Force, Pamela Lucas Now President of Veterans Caucus

Pamela Lucas, PA-C, spent 22 years in the Air Force. She made personnel assignments, planned for disasters, and was one of only three healthcare providers at a NATO base. She looks back on her active-duty career and shares what she’s up to now.

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