American Academy of Physician Assistants


We host events throughout the year where you can earn CME, take advantage of professional development opportunities and grow as a PA.

AAPA Conference 2016

Power up your practice at AAPA 2016! Get refreshed, re-fueled and re-energized with 6,000 of your peers and put new ideas to work. Registration opens November 4, 2015. AAPA Conference 2016 will be held in San Antonio, TX from May 14-18.

PA Week

Held every year from Oct. 6-12,  National PA Week is a celebration of the PA profession. PAs across the country use National PA Week to increase awareness of both the PA profession and the importance of a healthy lifestyle. 

PA’s Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy

The PA's Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy is back with critical orthopaedic topics and expert faculty. If you are looking for a well-rounded foundation on some of the most challenging aspects of orthopaedics, this course is for you!  Learn More 

Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp

This course is perfect for PAs and NPs new to hospital medicine, and those who want to brush up on commonly encountered diagnoses and diseases of adult hospitalized patients. Boot Camp covers current, evidence-based topics in hospital medicine and provides a great opportunity to network with like-minded practitioners. Learn More

Leadership and Advocacy Summit

AAPA's Leadership and Advocacy Summit, formerly the CORE conference, is a unique event designed for current and emerging PA leaders. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to help you guide the future of the profession.

CME Calendar

AAPA and its affiliated organizations offer hundreds of live and online CME courses throughout the year.