Events

AAPA draws together the best and brightest minds to bring you the in-person and virtual events you need to move your career and knowledge forward. From clinical research to leadership mentoring, find the AAPA event that suits your needs.

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AAPA 2024

  • May 18 – 22, 2024

Experience the world’s largest PA conference in Houston, Texas. Cutting-edge CME, meaningful connections, and enriching events. Registration is now open.

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Research Networking

  • March 28, 2024

Join us for an engaging free networking session focused on research! Connect with fellow PAs and PA students, hear about AAPA’s wealth of resources, and discuss what we can do to support this community.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Healthcare Consultant

  • March 28, 2024

Led by PA Michael Asbach, this interactive members-only webinar will help you understand the healthcare consulting role, develop key skills, build a strong CV, leverage your healthcare experience, and navigate the entry into consulting.

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2024 Executive Leadership Conference

  • February 19 – 21, 2024

Refine your healthcare leadership competencies, explore care model design, enhance your communication skills, improve PA and NP revenue generation, and more. On the first day, choose a leadership track – Executive Leader or Emerging Leader – for targeted learning that will set you up for success.

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2024 We Are Family (Medicine)

  • January 13 – 15, 2024

This AAPA conference for PAs and NPs of all experience levels includes essential updates and hands-on skills practice in family medicine. Registration is now open!

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Annual Membership Meeting: Virtual

  • December 14, 2023, 8:00 – 9:00 PM EST

Register now for the 2023 Annual Membership Meeting! Open to all AAPA members, this virtual meeting is your opportunity to hear important updates from AAPA leadership. Following the reports, members can participate in a Q&A.

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Innovation Pathfinders Summit (Boston)

  • June 2, 2023

In the Boston area? Join us for our first ever PA & NP Summit. This free, half-day CME event will feature speakers who push the envelope in healthcare innovation, a panel of PAs and NPs, and in-person breakout and networking sessions. Champion and explore trailblazing career paths with your colleagues!

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2023 Virtual Town Hall Meeting

AAPA Virtual Town Hall Meeting

  • June 28, 2023

Join us at 8 p.m. ET and hear timely updates about what is happening at AAPA and the Student Academy. Then, we’ll pass the leadership gavel to our new president-elect and board of directors and the floor will open for questions. Register now to engage with your peers!

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CME Webinar Series

  • CME Eligible
  • Available Webinars: 7

Promoting equity and justice in healthcare exemplifies the values of the PA profession and is the responsibility of each and every PA with the support and leadership of AAPA.

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Beyond Your Day Job: Career Advancement via Side Gigs

  • Sept. 12, 2023

Join PA Shayne Foley, co-founder of The PA Blueprint, LLC, in this interactive webinar that explores side gigs for PAs. Attendees can earn 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit.

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2023 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp

  • September 20 – 24, 2023

Registration is now open for Boot Camp, held this year in Denver, Colorado! Brush up on commonly encountered diagnoses and diseases of adult hospitalized patients at this conference brought to you by AAPA and the Society of Hospital Medicine. Learn current, evidence-based topics and network with like-minded practitioners. It’s the perfect course for PAs and NPs new to adult hospital medicine!

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Pharmacologic Options for the Treatment of Obesity

  • September 26, 2023

Learn to select anti-obesity medications and formulate long-term obesity treatment plans for appropriate patients. Eligible for AAPA Category 1 CME credit.

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An Integrated Approach to Managing Obesity

  • November 30, 2023, 7 PM ET

Earn AAPA Category 1 CME credit while learning to integrate nutritional, behavioral, and physical activity interventions into long-term treatment plans for obesity.

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Pre-PA Webinars

  • Available Webinars: 10

PA experts walk you through how to ace your PA school interviews, perfect your application, rock your personal statement, and make yourself a competitive applicant! Find out about our next live webinar on April 1!

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2024 Musculoskeletal Galaxy

  • June 5 – 9, 2024

Registration is now open! Join us in Portland, Oregon for a well-rounded foundation on essential orthopaedic topics. Ideal for PAs and NPs who are new to orthopaedics, as well as those who see musculoskeletal conditions in family practice, emergency medicine, or urgent care.

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Leadership and Advocacy Summit

2024 Leadership and Advocacy Summit

  • September 12 – 14, 2024

Join your PA and PA student colleagues in the nation’s capital to learn about key developments facing the profession, association management, leadership best practices, and advocacy skill-building. You’ll even have the opportunity to meet with Congressional legislators.

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Pathophysiology of Obesity

  • July 19, 2023

Join Martine Altieri, PA-C, MHSc, and Melinda Gonzalez, MS, PA-C for a free live webinar, part of our Addressing Obesity: A Community of Practice program, to learn to identify pathophysiological mechanisms that contribute to obesity and earn 1 credit of AAPA Category 1 CME.

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CME On Demand

Find many sessions 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.

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PA Like a Pro Webinar Series

  • Available Webinars: 29

Short, impactful digital learning opportunities geared towards PA students and early career PAs. Don’t miss important topics like financial planning and budgeting, job search strategies, and surviving rotations.

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Clinical Conversations Webinar Series

  • Available Webinars: 3

Tune into these timely conversations to discuss challenges and opportunities, clinical breakthroughs, healthcare advancements, public policy and programs, and PAs in innovative roles. These webinars are not CME-eligible.

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2022 AAPA-PAEA Research Seminar Series

  • CME Eligible
  • Available Webinars: 10

Now open to all members! Strengthen your clinical research skills to learn more about the communities you serve with expert-led presentations on accessing data, grant writing, publishing in medical journals, and more.

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2021 Executive Leadership Tuesdays

  • CME Eligible
  • Available Webinars: 5

Check out AAPA’s interactive healthcare leadership webinar series for current or aspiring clinical or administrative leaders. Register now for access to all 5 webinar recordings in the Executive Leadership Tuesdays series.

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