The PA profession includes PAs who work in several dozen specialties, ranging from family or emergency medicine to pathology or hospital medicine. Compensation differs substantially between some specialties. Which individual specialties topped 2020 compensation for PAs? We have the data!
Atopic dermatitis (AD), the most common form of eczema, afflicts an estimated 26 million Americans. A new CME module, developed by AAPA and The France Foundation, will help address the clinical and educational gaps relating to AD for PAs and NPs.
AAPA CEO Lisa M. Gables, CPA, was recently appointed to the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) Board of Directors. PCC is dedicated to advancing an effective and efficient health system built on a strong foundation of primary care and the patient-centered medical home.
In April, HHS announced new buprenorphine practice guidelines that exempt PAs and other qualified prescribers from federal certification requirements related to training and counseling. Here’s what PAs and PA educators need to know about the new practice guidelines.
350 PAs serving across Brigham Health facilities in the Boston, Massachusetts, area, retrained under a PA crisis leadership team to deal with the surge in COVID-19 patients in March 2020, and successfully met the needs of patients and the healthcare team.
Three PAs who have focused their careers on caring for LGBTQ patients discuss the current state of healthcare for this patient population, the need for continuing education, the challenges some LGBTQ patients face, and the opportunities available for PAs to help.
Starting PA school is challenging enough, but what about starting it during a pandemic? PA student Amelia Maurer completed her first year at Quinnipiac’s PA program under COVID-19 restrictions and reflects upon both the challenges and the unexpected opportunities.
AAPA sent a letter to several national medical organizations this week underscoring how the PA title change to physician associate affirms our commitment to team-based care and our shared goal to serve the needs of patients.
PA Jaclyn Owens and NP Joanna Ellis are regularly caring for patients experiencing post-COVID symptoms. They talk about navigating treatment while still learning about these symptoms and why APPs are critical in providing much-needed care and support to these patients.