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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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.

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.

Changing Specialties

Learn about the educational resources that are available to help you switch from one specialty to another.

Planning a Break From Clinical Practice

Thinking about taking time off? Here are some tips to make a clear reentry plan so you can resume practicing as quickly and seamlessly as possible.

Resigning From Employment

Moving on from your current job? We’ve got the guidance – and the checklist – you need on how to transition gracefully, along with tips on what to handle before your final day.

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a patient-focused, team-based model of healthcare delivery that provides comprehensive and collaborative care with a goal to achieve better outcomes at lower costs.