PA Martine Altieri Brings an Obesity Medicine Clinic to Her Cardiology Patients

When applying for a position in cardiology, PA Martine Altieri expressed interest in starting an obesity medicine clinic for cardiology patients. Now Altieri, who is also a co-host of the JAAPA podcast, is focused on building up this clinic, as well educating as many PAs as possible about obesity medicine and more.

A Day in the Life of a PA in Orthopaedic Express Care

PA Chuck Dowell talks about a typical day as lead PA for an orthopaedic, urgent care-type clinic. He also recommends attending the AAPA/AAOS Musculoskeletal Galaxy Conference—a good fit for PAs in any specialty who are treating orthopaedic injuries.

New Federal Rule Allows PAs at OTPs to Order Methadone

On February 2, SAMHSA and HHS issued a new final rule that changes the definition of providers who are able to order the dispensing of methadone at opioid treatment programs, consistent with DEA licensing and state law, to include PAs at opioid treatment programs.

AAPA Joins Amicus Brief to Protect PA Practice

Together with the Association of PAs in Obstetrics and Gynecology (APAOG), the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNW), and the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH), AAPA has joined an amicus brief regarding a court case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that has been appealed to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).