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Joint Task Force on Burnout: Burnout Fact Sheet

Learn the definition of burnout and explore its causes. This fact sheet also outlines ways to reduce burnout at the system, team, and individual provider levels.

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Blueprint for Addressing Physician Assistant Well-being and Burnout

The goal of the Blueprint for Addressing PA Well-Being and Burnout is to provide a brief overview of what is currently known about PA burnout and well-being, and more importantly, provide an enduring framework for increasing PA engagement at work and improving the well-being of the profession.

Pearls of Wisdom from AAPA Members on Huddle

Huddle, AAPA’s members-only online community, fosters discussion amongst PAs and serves as a repository for helpful career-related information. Recently, seasoned PAs shared their best advice for PA students and new grads.

Career Experts Offer PAs Negotiation Advice

Three career experts offer their advice on AAPA member-submitted contract negotiation questions.

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.

Treating More Patients with Chronic Conditions

The absolute number of patients seeking care is increasing, and many more patients have multiple chronic conditions than they did a generation, or even a decade, ago.

Pros and Cons of Signing a PA Employment Contract

Is it always in a PA’s interest to have an employment contract? Are there some situations in which it is better to go without one?