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    Being a PA Pays Off

    PA salaries are currently growing at a higher rate than the national average! Negotiate yours using the new 2016 AAPA Salary Report – it’s FREE for fellow, student and retired members!

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    AAPA membership offers a variety of benefits to help you:

    • Complete Your CME
    • Stay Informed
    • Protect Your Profession
    • Enhance Your Career
    • Enjoy Members-Only Discounts
    • Use Clinical Tools
    • Boost Your Network
    • Get Involved
    • JAAPA − Our official peer-reviewed clinical journal with CME in every issue (FREE)
    • PA Professional − Our monthly PA news magazine (FREE)
    • PA-Central − A biweekly update on upcoming events and new products (FREE)
    • Health Monitor − A bimonthly publication on general health and patient education (FREE)
    • Medical Watch − Daily e-newsletter covering the latest medical headlines (FREE)
    • Navigating Healthcare − The healthcare environment is changing rapidly. Receive in-depth information on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affects your practice and your patients.
    • Reimbursement − Maximize your legitimate reimbursement with our guides and information.
    • State Laws and Regulations − Review a summary of laws for PAs in your state.
    • Issue Briefs − Learn about professional issues, state-specific and specialty-specific issues.

    Our advocacy team ensures that PAs' critical message − increasing access to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare, removing federal barriers to PA practice, patient safety and implementing healthcare reform − is heard by policy makers on Capitol Hill.

      • Job Placement Services NEW!− Access personalized job placement services - in all specialties and settings - from the AAPA Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management (CHLM) and The Lyle Group (FREE)
      • PA JobSource − Search for jobs online using our nationwide job board.
      • PA Salary Report − See what other PAs in your specialty and area are making (a $200 value FREE to fellows, student and retired members)
      • PA Career Coach − Get personalized career advocacy from someone who has helped thousands of PAs navigate career transitions and negotiate the best possible contracts. AAPA members save up to 25 percent.
      • Career Companion − A step-by-step guide for new PA graduates and PAs new to practice.
      • Contacts and Contracts − Essentials for navigating professional issues and career transitions.


      Receive discounts on career tools, insurance, travel and lifestyle goods and more!
      • PQRS Wizard  Collect, validate and report your results to CMS with this online tool
      • RxSavingsPlus  Save patients money on prescriptions with this free discount card
      • Ovid MD  A centralized online source for point-of-care and research support tools for finding quick, relevant answers while with a patient.
      • UpToDate®  The evidenced-based, physician-authored resource you can trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. AAPA members receive $115 off initial annual subscription, or $100 off a subscription renewal.
      • Canopy Medical Translation  Talk to patients in more than 15 languages with the app or learn and get certified in medical Spanish
      • Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins  AAPA members can enjoy a 30 percent discount on all titles available at lww.com.
      • Huddle  AAPA’s new members-only online community for sharing ideas and resources. Plus, search the member directory and send private messages to other Huddle members. (FREE for fellows, student and retired members)
      • PAs Connect  Online communities for PAs to communicate, learn, share their experiences and discuss changes in the profession.
      • AAPA's Membership Directory  Connect with other members using the directory.
      • Constituent Organizations  Join an AAPA-affiliated chapter, specialty group, caucus or special interest group.
      Play an active role boosting PA visibility; give back to communities in need, and help shape the future role of the profession by volunteering with us. Members are eligible to shape AAPA's legislative agenda and policy by serving in the House of Delegates.
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