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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.

Stand Up and Be Counted

As this country continues the transition to a value-based healthcare delivery system, it’s essential that PAs be visible and recognized for the care they deliver.

How to Mitigate Negative Job References

Even the most successful PA career hits the occasional snag that can make transitioning to a new position challenging. Aside from potential contract disputes, a frequent trouble spot is obtaining a positive reference from a former employer with whom there was a conflict. Find out how you can deal with negative job references.

AAPA Reimbursement Resources

A rundown on reimbursement resources offered on the AAPA website.