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PA Burnout

At AAPA, we’re here to support your PA well-being and fight PA burnout by ensuring your emotional, physical, social, workplace, and societal well-being.

Resources for Furloughed, Underemployed, and Unemployed PAs

See how AAPA is providing support and advocating for PAs who are furloughed, underemployed, or unemployed during this pandemic.

Areas of Practice Guide

Explore a new career direction or specialty with this collection of AAPA and partner resources, salary data, and CME on various practice areas, including Administration, Dermatology, Education, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Telemedicine, and Urgent Care.

Plan Time Away and Return to Practice

Taking a break and returning to practice is a common pattern in the PA career cycle. Planning and preparation can make all the difference in how smooth or how challenging the resumption of PA practice will be.

Career Experts Offer PAs Negotiation Advice

Three career experts offer their advice on AAPA member-submitted contract negotiation questions.

Working Internationally: 5 Things PAs Need to Know

Practicing abroad is a great way to enhance your experience as a PA – both professionally and personally. But international practice requires more preparation than practicing in the U.S.

Boundaries and Professional Wellbeing

PAs need to create professional boundaries as part of a healthy career.

How to Access and Negotiate From a Position of Power

Knowing the latest industry standard for every aspect of your compensation—from salary to a large array of fringe benefits is the key to knowing what to ask for when negotiating.