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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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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

Distinguished Fellow Tara Bruner Helps Advance Profession in Arkansas

AAPA’s Distinguished Fellows are PAs who have made significant contributions to the profession through volunteer work, advocacy, and education. Arkansas PA Tara Bruner talks about the far-reaching impacts that can be made by getting involved locally.

A Day in the Life of a PA in the Bureau of Prisons

PA Joshua Henderson decided to combine his interest in orthopaedics with his desire to serve his country and started his career with the U.S. Public Health Service, Federal Bureau of Prisons. He serves as a clinical PA at a high-security penitentiary in Florida.

PAs Can Apply for NIH-ACMG Genomic Medicine Program Management Fellowship

The National Institutes of Health and American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics seek qualified physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and genetic counselors to apply for fellowships to lead genomic medicine research and implementation programs. Deadline is Dec. 1.