The Next Five Years: AAPA and the PA Profession

PA volunteers and staff have spent many months planning AAPA’s next five years. Learn more about how members, Board of Directors and the Student Academy, and all PAs across the country can work together to see this 2025 vision come to life.

PAs Say Genetics and Genomics Key to Patient Diagnosis and Treatment

DeShana Collett, PhD, PA-C, and Debra Ryan, MS, PA-C, have studied the integration of genetics and genomics in delivery of care to individuals. Their involvement in precision medicine and the All of Us Research Program helps them diagnose and treat patients more effectively.
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Virtual Challenge Bowl: Not to be Missed in 2021!

We can’t wait for this year’s Challenge Bowl, the must-attend PA student event of AAPA 2021! Get details on how you can register your team, participate in the regional qualifying events, and make it to the virtual stage on May 24.

Nutrition Resources Help Serve Diverse Communities

Select PAs participating in the PA Foundation’s Nutrition Outreach Fellowship have benefited from the program’s training and materials to educate patients with limited knowledge of nutrition and its impact on chronic disease. Five of the Fellows shared lessons learned with AAPA.
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Career Coach Advises on the PA Employment Landscape in 2021

It goes without saying that the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on frontline healthcare providers has been profound. But there has also been a serious impact on PA career development. Jennifer Hohman, the PA Career Coach, advises on the PA employment landscape in 2021.

PA Students Run Free Clinics in Florida

The University of Florida’s PA program offers students the opportunity to volunteer at the Equal Access Clinic Network, the largest student-run free clinic network in the state. Jasity Rush, PA-S, discusses collaboration, interprofessional exposure, and lasting impacts the clinics have on volunteers and patients alike.

PA Students Administer 425 COVID-19 Vaccines

Touro University Nevada PA students helped administer more than 400 COVID-19 vaccines during a January event. From the onset of the pandemic, students have been eager to help and community vaccination events give them the opportunity to do so.