Career Resources

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.

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What Every Pre-PA Needs to Know About PA School Interviews

Are you ready to ace your PA school interview? Follow these top tips to help you succeed.

Building Collegial Connections

Relationships are the cornerstone of PA practice. PAs can promote positive connections with colleagues through trust, respect, communication, and clarity.

Advice for New Grads: Landing Your First PA Job

Looking for your first PA position? Whether you’re a student or a recent graduate – this is your insider guide to networking, negotiating, and finding your passion!

Tips for Contract Negotiation, Using the AAPA Salary Report

Every day, PA Career Coach Jennifer Hohman uses the AAPA Salary Report to help her clients negotiate their employment contracts. In this article, Jennifer shares how she leverages the Salary Report for her client’s benefit.

Three Steps for Bouncing Back from Career Setbacks

Career disappointments and setbacks are parts of the professional journey that will happen to almost every PA at some point—and they can feel devastating. In this article I’d like to explore some ideas and approaches for responding to career setbacks so that you not only rebound but return to your practice with greater zest and confidence.

Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Are you nervous about upcoming student loan payments? Do you want to reevaluate your budget but don’t know where to start? “Spring Cleaning Your Finances” is a quick guide to reviewing your spending, setting big goals, and planning for financial freedom.

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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.

Effective Patient Communication: Background, Benefits + Best Practices

This article is an overview of effective patient communication, from background to benefits to strategies and pitfalls that the clinician should know.