Welcome to Career Central

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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Finding your first PA job can be challenging. Join AAPA for this webinar about navigating a job search as a new grad on September 23, 7 p.m. EST


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Featured Products and Services

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

Experts Address ‘Red Flags When Job Hunting’ and Other Questions

During the August Huddle Ask Me session, director of APPs at West Virginia University Janice Shipe-Spotloe, PA-C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA, and Merritt Hawkins divisional vice president Michael Belkin share their expertise in response to job search questions from recent and soon-to-be PA graduates.

How to Tailor Your Job Application for a Specialty Transition

Any successful career transition is rooted in self-knowledge, curiosity and a zestful movement towards what inspires you as a clinician. PAs have unique career journeys given their ability to navigate specialty transitions that can be both exciting and daunting.

Two Fellowship Awards Available for PA Preceptors and Mentors

Are you a PA who’s passionate about primary care and dedicated to mentoring the next generation of providers? Do you work with underserved populations? Apply or nominate someone for the PA Foundation’s William H. Marquardt Community Health Access Fellowship!