American Academy of PAs Announces 2021 Individual Excellence Award Recipients

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 26, 2021)– The American Academy of PAs is pleased to announce its annual awards to PAs (physician assistants) 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.

The 2021 Individual Excellence Award recipients are:

The PA of the Year Award honors a PA who, within the course of a one-year period, demonstrates exemplary service to the community; exemplifies the PA profession’s philosophy of providing accessible, quality  healthcare to all; and furthers the image of the profession in a positive, meaningful way.

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About the American Academy of PAs
AAPA is the national membership organization for all PAs. PAs are medical professionals who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and often serve as a patient’s principal healthcare provider. Learn more about the profession at and engage through FacebookLinkedInInstagram, and Twitter.