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AAPA is the national organization that advocates for all PAs and provides tools to improve PA practice and patient care. Founded in 1968, AAPA represents a profession of approximately 108,500 certified PAs across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories and the uniformed services.
Nov. 15, 2016 - Nine in ten hospitals now employ PAs (physician assistants), while an even larger number (95 percent) plan to maintain or accelerate PA hiring in the next 12 months, according to a new survey looking at hiring and other trends.
Sept. 26, 2016 – According to new data from the American Academy of PAs, PA compensation continues to increase faster than both national inflation and most other professions, and has consistently done so for more than 15 years.
Sept. 14, 2016 – Florida has taken another monumental step forward to increase patient access to care and modernize regulations overseeing the PA profession.
AAPA offers a wealth of opportunities, including magazines, blogs and social media, for PAs and the public to connect with each other, the PA profession, healthcare and other news.
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