Special Events

PA Meet-Ups 15May

PA Meet-Ups

How do you want to discover Nashville? This year, we’ve crafted six unique PA Meet-Ups that will inspire you to explore Nashville in the company of your colleagues – and soon-to-be friends!

Product Theaters 15May 16May 17May 18May 19May 20May

Product Theaters

Don’t miss your opportunity to discuss issues related to specific products and therapeutic areas with company representatives.

Opening Reception 16May

Opening Reception

Start your Saturday night off at our AAPA 2020 Opening Reception! After General Session, join us for this exciting event.

Shaking Hands & Taking Names 16May

Shaking Hands & Taking Names

Designed just for students! Don’t miss this chance to socialize, share, and network with fellow PA students.

Fitness Classes 16May 17May 18May 20May

Fitness Classes

Join us for FREE fitness classes on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday mornings!

General Session 16May

General Session

Don’t miss our sure-to-be-inspiring General Session at AAPA 2020!

Mindfulness Lounge™ 16May 17May 18May 19May

Mindfulness Lounge™

Back by popular demand, Lee Papa is bringing her Mindfulness Lounge™ to Nashville.

PA JobSource Career Fair 17May 18May

PA JobSource Career Fair

Make a breakthrough and find your dream job here, or take your first crack at the PA job market. We’ve invited top employers from all over the country to this exclusive career fair.

ePosters and Research in Action 17May 18May 19May

ePosters and Research in Action

AAPA wants you to be inspired by others to find your next breakthrough.

Assembly of Representatives (AOR) Meeting 17May

Assembly of Representatives (AOR) Meeting

The Assembly of Representatives (AOR) is comprised of student representatives (AOR representatives) from each recognized PA program’s Student Society.

Satellite Symposia 17May 18May 19May

Satellite Symposia

Satellite Symposia are non-commercial scientific sessions carrying AAPA Category 1 CME credit supported by members of the healthcare industry to complement the conference CME program.

CO Leadership Forum and Reception 17May

CO Leadership Forum and Reception

AAPA’s Outreach and Advocacy Awards are presented each year to recognize constituent organizations (COs) for their outstanding programs, projects and initiatives.

Uniformed Services Symposium (USS) 17May

Uniformed Services Symposium (USS)

Earn up to 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits at this symposium designed for PAs who care for those serving our country.

PA Foundation Party for a Purpose @ Tin Roof Broadway 17May

PA Foundation Party for a Purpose @ Tin Roof Broadway

It’s a PA party in Music City at Tin Roof Broadway!

Conference Spirit Day 17May

Conference Spirit Day

New this year! Get into the AAPA 2020 spirit and wear your limited edition Nashville t-shirt. Buy it when you register or log back into your registration dashboard and purchase before April 1.

PA School Spirit Day 18May

PA School Spirit Day

New this year, we’re encouraging you to wear clothing or swag from your PA school – whether you’re an alumni or a current student – and show off your PA program pride.

Student Leadership Workshop 18May

Student Leadership Workshop

Join the Student Academy for a professional skills and leadership training workshop covering issues critical to your transition from PA school to your first job. Topics will include salary negotiation, financial planning, the power of LinkedIn, and professional advocacy.

AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl 18May

AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl

Come cheer on your PA program at this high-energy medical game show! The can’t-miss PA student event, this year’s AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl will be held on Monday, May 18, at 7 p.m. in the Music City Center in Nashville.

AAPA Distinguished Fellows Reception 18May

AAPA Distinguished Fellows Reception

Join your Distinguished Fellow peers and mingle over appetizers and drinks at this invitation-only reception.

Veterans Caucus Memorial Ceremony and Federal Services Memorial Reception 18May

Veterans Caucus Memorial Ceremony and Federal Services Memorial Reception

All conference attendees are encouraged to participate in this annual event which honors fallen PAs and the profession’s military roots with music and military symbolism.

Obesity Leadership Edge (OLE) 18May

Obesity Leadership Edge (OLE)

Earn up to 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits while you learn new skills and competencies for leading a broad based effort to change the way the medical community diagnoses, manages and treats patients affected by obesity.

CHLM/ASU Leadership Academy for PAs 18May 19May

CHLM/ASU Leadership Academy for PAs

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to become a more effective leader and grow your strategic management skills.

Clinical Care Symposium (CC) 18May 19May

Clinical Care Symposium (CC)

Expand your clinical care knowledge and earn up to 7 AAPA Category 1 CME credits at this specially designed symposium for PAs interested in clinical care.

PA Foundation Pacers for Health 5K Fun Run/Walk 19May

PA Foundation Pacers for Health 5K Fun Run/Walk

Walk, run, or sprint to the finish line in Nashville at the Pacers for Health 5K!

Indian Health Service Symposium (IHS) 19May

Indian Health Service Symposium (IHS)

The Indian Health Service provides PAs with many unique opportunities to meet critical healthcare needs within underserved and vulnerable population groups, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.