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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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.

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.

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.

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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Guide: Rotation Do’s and Don’ts

Use our guide to see detailed do’s and don’ts for your clinical rotations. These helpful tips will help you successfully take on this important step in your PA student career.

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Guide: Questions for Your Potential Employer

Don’t forget the interview process is two-way. We’ve put together some questions you should ask to learn whether this is an environment in which you will thrive as a PA.

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Guide: Prepare for In-Depth Interview Questions

In your job interview, be prepared for in-depth questions. Our guide can help you anticipate what questions to expect.

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Guide: Resumes and CVs

Use our guides to determine whether you need a resume, a CV, or both. Whichever you choose, these essential career documents should be straightforward and specific, convey your achievements to potential employers, and show how you fit the role and experience they are seeking in a PA.