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AAPA Student Academy Board of Directors 2023 Election Results Are In!

During the 2023 election cycle, there were 10 open Student Academy Board positions. The results are in! Meet the PA students elected to lead the Student Academy.

AAPA Board of Directors General Election Results Are In!

Following a two-week voting period, AAPA members elected four PAs to help lead the profession into the future.

AAPA 2023 Proved Our Best Conference Yet! Ready for AAPA 2024?

AAPA 2023 was a resounding success! With over 7,000 PAs and PA students from across the country in attendance, connections were made, friendships were formed, and new skills were learned. We can’t wait for AAPA 2024. Can you?

Patient-Provider Trust is Key for Street Medicine PA Sam Halajian

PA Sam Halajian wasn’t focused on changing his life, as much as he was determined to impact the lives of others. Each week, he dedicates at least eight hours to delivering care to the growing number of people in the area experiencing homelessness.

AAPA 2023 Highlights: Challenge Bowl and PAs Night Out

Another successful day at AAPA 2023! Attendees from across the country attended a great batch of CME sessions, joined the much-anticipated National Medical Challenge Bowl, and took to the streets for PAs Night Out.

AAPA 2023 Highlights: Brain Health and Overall Wellness

On Sunday, conference participants attended another round of hands-on CME sessions and heard from brain health experts Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai and Dr. Shurney.

AAPA Announces 2023 Individual Excellence Award Recipients

The American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) is pleased to announce its annual awards to physician associates/physician assistants (PA) and PA students who have distinguished themselves in service to their patients and their communities, and who have been dedicated advocates for the PA profession.

AAPA 2023 Highlights: Research, Technology, and Innovation Redefining the Patient Experience

Over 7,000 PAs arrived in Nashville on Friday and Saturday to commence AAPA 2023! Couldn’t join us this year? Get caught up with this highlight reel of Saturday’s events!

The Harris Poll: Patients Agree PAs Add Value to U.S. Healthcare System

In findings that will not surprise the nation’s 168,000 PAs, a comprehensive Harris Poll commissioned by AAPA has found that Americans believe PAs add value to healthcare teams and are part of the solution to address the shortage of healthcare providers.