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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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.

An In-Depth Guide to PA Recruiting

Learn about the remarkable contributions that PAs make every day and gain insights into how you can recruit highly qualified PAs for your open positions. Read interviews from expert sources on what matters in PA recruitment.

When Good Intentions Go Bad: Stories in Medical Ethics

Ethical issues may arise with each patient encounter. Join AAPA for this FREE webinar on what to do when the ethical choice isn’t clear.

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.

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Find Your Passion at Any Stage of Your PA Career

Whether you are just starting your PA career, are in mid-practice, or near retirement, be cognizant of what drives and ignites you. By taking inventory, considering new initiatives, and talking to other PAs, you can find your passion.

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.

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Financial Fundamentals: Tools for Pursuing Financial Health

In this one-hour webinar, learn what it takes to get into PA school and how to make yourself a more competitive applicant.