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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Drinking From a Fire Hydrant: How to Study Effectively in PA School

By focusing on the finish line from the very start, developing strong personalized study skills, and maintaining a willingness to adapt, students will learn how to feel confident on test day through both didactic and clinical years.

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Getting Hired for Your First PA Job: Secrets From a PA Employer

Come hear tips and tricks as you prepare for the PANCE. From study hints to day-of pointers, this session is for all the test takers… the cautiously optimistic, the nervous wrecks, and all those in between.

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What I Wish I Would Have Known: Surviving the Transition From PA-S to PA-C

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

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Video: Clinical Rotations Dos and Don’ts

Make your first foray into clinical practice a memorable one – for all the right reasons! Watch our video, and then use our Clinical Rotations checklists and guides to avoid common pitfalls and set yourself up for success.

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Video: Educating Employers About PAs

Be ready to educate your current and future employers about working with PAs using these talking points.

Launching Your PA Career

As you begin or reinvent your PA career, you have endless options. Head into a clinical or nonclinical role or consider independent contracting. We’ve got a list of questions you can ask yourself to help determine where your interests lie, and a video that can help you envision all the places your PA career can take you.

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Guide: Where Will You Take Your PA Career?

Here’s a list of questions you can ask yourself to help determine where your interests as a PA lie.

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Video: Which Career Path Is Right for You?

There are so many ways to be a PA…from clinical practice in dozens of specialties to non-clinical careers in research and education. Check out our video to help you explore your options and take advantage of tools to help you get there!