PA Program Portal

Welcome to the PA Program Portal! AAPA is here to be your partner in supporting the next generation of PAs. Find trusted classroom resources on the PA profession, advocacy, clinical topics, and career development. Plus, we also offer your students lots of free or discounted resources so they can excel in the classroom, on rotations, and as they move into their new careers.

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Classroom Resources

Classroom-ready Lectures

Deliver one of our ready-made presentations or introduce a flipped classroom model with content from one of our national learning initiatives.

Clinical Tools

Looking for new tools to teach about clinical decision-making? AAPA offers a number of free resources for your faculty and students.

PA Profession Info

Introduce your students to their future profession with AAPA’s free, ready to print fact sheets and issue briefs.

Career Resources

Give your students an edge with resources to jump-start their job search, negotiate a contract, and get ready to graduate. Start in AAPA’s Career Central, where you’ll find free resources like the AAPA Salary Report, PA Portfolio, the PA JobSource job board, and much more.

State Laws and Regulations

From state PA law summaries to the 6 Key Elements of Modern PA Practice, understand what PAs can do in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Reimbursement Resources

Introduce your students to the basics of PA reimbursement with these tools from AAPA.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resource Center

AAPA is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the PA profession and has developed a resource center to better assist our members. Explore webinars, CME, student scholarships and other resources developed and curated for PA students, PAs, and patients.

Welcome to AAPA

Introduce Your Students to Membership

Ensure that your students are ready to be leaders in the future of healthcare by introducing them to the benefits of being an AAPA student member. The best way to get your students to join? Be one of over 100 programs across the country that include AAPA student membership in their tuition or activity fees.

AAPA: Your Lifetime Partner on Your PA Journey

Live lecture available!

AAPA supports PAs and PA students throughout their careers. AAPA membership can provide a live virtual presentation to introduce your students to AAPA and why it is important that they begin their career with the strength of their national organization behind them. Contact Katie Desmond at to schedule.

Enroll Your Students

Explore AAPA


In AAPA’s members-only online community, students can get matched with a PA mentor, meet PA experts, build a professional network, and get to know PA students across the country.

Student Academy

Students can become leaders by serving on the Student Academy Board or in the Assembly of Representatives, joining their PA program’s Student Society, or volunteering on a committee.

AAPA Conference

This annual event is the only national conference for PAs and PA students and includes student-focused learning opportunities, networking events, and the popular AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl.

Leadership & Advocacy Summit

Your up-and-coming PA leaders won’t want to miss AAPA’s premier event for PA leadership and advocacy skill building, which includes visits with legislators on Capitol Hill.

PA Foundation

The PA Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that provides PAs and PA students with philanthropic opportunities, resources, and has awarded more than 2.3 in scholarships to PA students.

PA Week

Take advantage of free resources from AAPA to celebrate National PA Week at your PA program, held each year from October 6-12.

Contact Us

Katie Desmond
Director, Student Membership & PA Program Relations
(571) 319-4448

Carlo Simpao
Membership Development Support Manager
Student Membership Development & PA Program Relations
(571) 319-4527