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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PA JobSource

PA JobSource

PA JobSource, the ultimate PA career resource, contains the largest source of PA jobs in the nation. It’s where PAs go to find the right jobs and where employers go to find the highest quality PA talent in the country. Your job search, made personal.

Malpractice Insurance Basics

Learn the basics of malpractice insurance.

Resources for a Rewarding PA Career

To help practicing PAs to navigate patient relationships well, AAPA has developed ethical guidelines for the PA profession that offer a framework for your decision-making and confidentiality in the internet age.

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Worksheet: Creating a Budget

One of the key transitions from PA program to practicing is financial. We’ve got PA-specific budget worksheets to help you make a personal financial plan.

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Video: Top Tips for a Healthy PA Work Life

Building a rewarding and successful PA career involves more than caring for your patients. We’ve got some expert advice in our video on how to avoid pitfalls, take care of yourself, and establish healthy relationships.

What is a PA?

What is a PA (physician associate/physician assistant)? PAs are medical professionals who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, and more.

Clinical Practice Tools

We offer members-only, point-of-care and research support tools to help save you time when you only have a few minutes with a patient or a rare extended break for more intensive research.

PA Reimbursement

Although you do not need to be an expert in PA coverage policies, you should have a general understanding of reimbursement issues.