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Everything you need for your job search and your daily professional life is right here. Whether today calls for a trusted clinical tool, proven salary negotiation resources, the lowdown on malpractice insurance, or support as you move to a new professional role, if it’s related to your career, it’s in Career Central.

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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.

Areas of Practice Guide

Explore a new career direction or specialty with this collection of AAPA and partner resources, salary data, and CME on more than 10 practice areas.

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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.

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PA JobSource

Search PA JobSource for thousands of PA jobs in every setting and specialty. Upload your resume, apply online, and get personalized job alerts.

PA Career Coach

Jennifer Hohman has helped hundreds of PAs get their dream jobs. Put her expertise to work for you!

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Graduate With Less Student Debt

Take control of your student loans before PA school graduation with the PA Money Sense Interactive Budget Guide. Available free to AAPA members!

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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.

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

AAPA Announces New Cohort of Distinguished Fellows

This year, AAPA is pleased to welcome 41 PAs to join the ranks of the Distinguished Fellow Program. As the association’s most dedicated members, Distinguished Fellows are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the profession and the communities they serve.

Prepare for the Ins and Outs of Practicing in Orthopaedic Surgery

AAPA’s latest Huddle “Ask Me” session called on four experts to answer questions about starting a career in orthopaedic surgery, practicing in various subspecialties, and which resources will best prepare PAs for success in this popular surgical specialty.

PAs in Dermatology Offer Advice for Breaking into the Competitive Specialty

In Huddle’s latest Ask Me session, PAs in dermatology Amber Blair, MMS, PA-C, and Kristin Rygg, MPAS, PA-C, fielded questions from students and practicing PAs looking to enter the dermatology specialty.

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