American Academy of Physician Assistants
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  • AAPA’s events are designed to help you become the strongest PA you can be, no matter what you need.

    Stay clinically current while earning CME. Network with colleagues and grow your career. Find professional development and sharpen your leadership and management skills. Attend an AAPA event!




    PA’s Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy

    Minneapolis, MN
    June 23–26, 2016

    Tackle the most challenging aspects of orthopaedics with The PA’s Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy. From musculoskeletal imaging to pediatric orthopaedic review and more, this course gives you a well-rounded foundation from expert faculty. Don’t miss this popular event from AAPA and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.




    AAPA Leadership and Advocacy Summit

    Arlington, VA
    February 4–6, 2016

    Attend the profession's premier event for leadership development and organizational management training with an opportunity to participate in federal advocacy. Gain the knowledge and skills to shape the future of your profession by meeting with legislators on Capitol Hill and more.



    AAPA Conference 2016

    San Antonio, TX
    May 14–18, 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. Register today!



    Future AAPA Conferences


    • Las Vegas, NV: May 15–19, 2017
    • New Orleans, LA: May 19–23, 2018
    • Denver, CO: May 18–22, 2019



    CME On Demand


    Find every session from our top live events online and learn anytime, anywhere. Choose the sessions you need from the comprehensive digital libraries, or save on the bundle packages.



    PA Week

    October 6–12, 2015  

    Held every year, National PA Week is a celebration of the PA profession and its contributions to the nation’s health. The week’s focus is promoting awareness of the profession and recognizing PAs and PA students nationwide for their incredible patient care. See how you can participate!



    Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp

    Phoenix, AZ
    October 14–18, 2015

    Don’t miss the perfect course for those in adult hospital medicine – whether new or experienced! Brush up on commonly encountered diagnoses and diseases of adult hospitalized patients at Boot Camp, brought to you by AAPA and the Society of Hospital Medicine. Learn current, evidence-based topics, network with like-minded practitioners, and earn more than 30 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.



    Healthcare Administration and Executive Leadership: A Conference for PAs

    Winston-Salem, NC
    November 5–7, 2015

    Become a better leader and administrator at this conference from the AAPA Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management (CHLM) and Wake Forest School of Medicine. Grow your knowledge of the healthcare industry, with a focus on the PA workforce. Sharpen your management skills and get practical hands-on information. This event builds on the previous PAs in Clinical Management and Administration Conferences.