Student Special Events

PA Meet-Ups 19May

PA Meet-Ups

Hit up Broadway for some live music or join us in one of the following PA Meet-Ups, designed to help you make some friends before your week of education and networking.

Networking Nooks 19May 20May 21May 22May 23May 24May

Networking Nooks

Your place to connect – literally! Head to a Nook of your choice & network in different ways with your peers.

AAPA 2023 Opening Reception 20May

AAPA 2023 Opening Reception

Start your Saturday night off at our AAPA 2023 Opening Reception! Directly following the Main Stage Event, join us for this exciting event. Enjoy music, games, hors d’oeuvres and a drink on us while you explore the exhibits.

Taking Names & Making Connections 20May

Taking Names & Making Connections

Network, mix, and mingle with PA students from all over the country at this exclusive PA student-only party during the Opening Reception. Come for the warm welcome, lifetime connections, and the memories – and don’t forget your conference swag and prizes!

Expo 20May 21May 22May


Connections and networking you won’t want to miss! Get a glimpse of medical innovations, hundreds of exhibitors and more!

ePosters and Research in Action 20May 21May 22May

ePosters and Research in Action

Present your original research in front of your colleagues!

Mindfulness Lounge™ 20May 21May 22May 23May

Mindfulness Lounge™

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

Fitness Classes 20May 21May 22May 23May 24May

Fitness Classes

Join us for morning fitness, led by fellow PAs! Classes are open to all and are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Meet the Candidates Forum: Student Academy Board of Directors Election 21May

Meet the Candidates Forum: Student Academy Board of Directors Election

This session will allow AAPA student members the opportunity to hear firsthand from the candidates who want to lead the 2023-2024 Student Academy.

PA JobSource Career Fair 21May 22May

PA JobSource Career Fair

Get one step closer to that first PA job or make your next career move! Meet with representatives from top employers from across the country looking to hire qualified PAs in all settings and specialties.

AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl 22May

AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl

Cheer on your PA program at this high-energy medical game show, held on Monday, May 22 at 4 p.m. in the Music City Center.

PA Night Out 22May

PA Night Out

New this year! Join us for an unforgettable night at some of Nashville’s most-popular live music venues. Stay tuned for more information.

PA School Spirit Day 22May

PA School Spirit Day

Want to show off your PA school spirit? Wear clothing and swag from your PA school. Whether you are alumni or a current student, show your fellow attendees your PA school pride!

Student Presentations 20May 21May 22May

Student Presentations

Come together with your fellow PA students from across the country to network and learn in these student-specific sessions.