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: 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!

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Checklist: Before You Graduate

Make sure you’ve got all the major milestones and deadlines checked off as you prepare to graduate and launch your PA career.

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Checklist: New Graduate

You’ve graduated…now, make sure you’re ready to practice with our checklist for new graduates.

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Checklist: Contract Assessment & Negotiation

Negotiate a contract that empowers you, fits your needs, and protects you. Start with this thorough checklist to assess an employer’s contract for how well it meets your needs — and to identify areas for negotiation.

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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.