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 Money Sense Interactive Budget Guide

Take control of your student loans before PA school graduation with the PA Money Sense Interactive Budget Guide. Available free to AAPA members!

On-the-job Stimulation and Work-life Balance Draw PAs to Nephrology

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) presents both a significant challenge for patients and an enormous opportunity for providers. Many PAs in other specialties play a role in treating their patients who have CKD. Practicing in nephrology gives clinicians a solid foundation in medicine.

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Your Top 5 Career Questions Answered by the PA Career Coach

Jennifer Anne Hohman, the PA Career Coach, answers the top five questions we heard from PAs this year. She offers her expert advice on asking for a raise, negotiating (and renegotiating) your salary, how to land a job as a new grad, and more.

A Day in the Life of a PA in Outpatient Obstetrics and Gynecology

PA Melissa Rodriguez says that obstetrics has been her passion since childhood and caring for women during their pregnancies is the only career she seriously considered. She believes it’s time to augment women’s healthcare and that PAs are the solution.

A Day in the Life of a PA in the Bureau of Prisons

PA Joshua Henderson decided to combine his interest in orthopaedics with his desire to serve his country and started his career with the U.S. Public Health Service, Federal Bureau of Prisons. He serves as a clinical PA at a high-security penitentiary in Florida.

Conquering Imposter Phenomenon

More than a third of PAs suffer from imposter syndrome, and even higher numbers of PA students and early career professionals are affected. View this FREE webinar on the problem with imposter syndrome, it’s impact on PA mental health and burnout, and ways to combat it.

When Good Intentions Go Bad: Stories in Medical Ethics

Ethical issues may arise with each patient encounter. Join AAPA for this FREE webinar on what to do when the ethical choice isn’t clear.

Navigating the Job Search as a New Grad

Finding your first PA job is challenging enough, and even more so during a pandemic. Join AAPA for this webinar about navigating a job search as a new grad.