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With the exclusive career resources and professional tools in Career Central, you’ll successfully navigate the everyday work challenges – and build the lifelong PA career that’s perfect for you.


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News & Resources

New Grads: Build Your Perfect PA Career

New PAs: Congratulations on making it through PA school! We can’t wait to see all that you’ll bring to the profession. AAPA wants to make sure you have everything you need to build the lifelong PA career that’s perfect for you – here are some resources to help you along the way.

What’s It’s Like to be Furloughed During COVID-19

Urgent care PA Rachael Jarman reflects on what it feels like to be furloughed during COVID-19, a situation she never thought she would find herself in. After planning workflows and patient care before the surge, she found herself staying home until further notice.

Tips for New PAs on How to Grow Your Role at Work

Are you a new PA who is ready to grow your role and increase responsibilities at work? Two members of the Early Career PA Commission, Allyson Hamacher, PA-C, and Jack Ward, PA-C, share tips for other early career PAs.


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