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!

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    Executive Leadership Conference for PAs

    Winston-Salem, NC
    November 2-5, 2016 register_now_for_elc_2016  

    Designed for the PA leader and administrator, ELC 2016 will catch you up on timely tools and trends in healthcare business essentials – and much more. Don’t miss this chance to develop your management skills and network at ELC, brought to you by CHLM and Wake Forest School of Medicine. This year’s conference includes an optional third day to launch Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions Professional Development Certificate in the Science of Health Care Delivery.



    PA Week

    October 6–12

    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!


    AAPA Leadership and Advocacy Summit

    Arlington, VA
    March 4-5, 2017

    2017 is the year of change. Join us to build the future as we unleash the full potential of the profession! The time is now, and the dates are March 4-5. Join PA leaders at LAS 2017!


    AAPA 2017

    Las Vegas, NV
    May 15–19, 2017  

    It’s time to go beyond your limits at the world’s largest PA event. Explore five days of groundbreaking CME. Registration will open in the fall.


    Future AAPA Conferences


    • New Orleans, LA: May 19–23, 2018
    • Denver, CO: May 18–22, 2019


    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.


    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.


    Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp

    Indianapolis, IN
    September 28 – October 2, 2016  

    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 35 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.


    AAPA Virtual Career Fair

    Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

    Discover new career opportunities, build your network and interact one-on-one with employers.