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Resources for Furloughed, Underemployed, and Unemployed PAs

AAPA research is staying on top of the latest trends and updates on PA employment to understand how PAs are affected by the pandemic. We know from November data that 3.5% of PAs are currently furloughed, which is down from 22% earlier in the year.

What is AAPA doing?

We are speaking up for the needs of the thousands of furloughed, underemployed, and unemployed PAs as a part of our current legislative and regulatory efforts. This includes advocating for provisions that:

You can find information about AAPA’s other legislative and regulatory efforts related to COVID-19 in the Policy Resources section of the AAPA COVID-19 Resource Center.

Want to become a PA advocate and speak up for your profession? Start with this article, How to Advocate in a Time of Social Distancing.

Find a Job

AAPA’s Career Central includes a variety of job search resources for PAs in all career stages. A few of our most popular are listed below.

PA JobSource

This free job board of PA job openings includes a filter for COVID-19 specific job opportunities. Upload your resume, set customized alerts, and more.


Free to AAPA members! Connect with 60,000+ PAs online in Huddle. Search by location or specialty using the Member Directory.

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PA Career Coach

Jennifer Hohman has helped hundreds of PAs get their dream jobs. AAPA members save up to 25% on personalized career transition and contract review services.

New 2020 AAPA Salary Report

The all-new, interactive format gives you custom PA salary data in seconds and still includes the full set of data from AAPA. Free to members ($200 nonmembers)!

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Keep Up With CME

Be sure to check out Learning Central, where you can earn more than 500 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME and customize your learning curriculum with personalized CME recommendations.

Log in to Learning Central to check out our collection of COVID-19 CME Resources. Both members and nonmembers can create AAPA accounts.

If you have a PA Portfolio account, all your completed Learning Central activities are now automatically synced with your Portfolio so that your full professional profile can be securely stored and shared with anyone. It’s free to members!

COVID-19 Support

Visit the AAPA COVID-19 Resource Center for helpful tools like CME and educational webinars, policy resources, news about financial relief, and more.

Well-Being and Burnout Resources

Take care of yourself with guidance and resources on maintaining well-being and protecting against burnout.

Earn CME while learning about burnout with these online courses in Learning Central:

Take Your Career in a New Direction

Check out the Areas of Practice Guide, a collection of AAPA and partner resources, salary data, and CME on various practice areas, including Administration, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Orthopaedic Surgery.

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