About the American Academy of PAs
AAPA is the national membership organization for all PAs. Founded in 1968, AAPA represents a profession of approximately 150,000 PAs across all medical settings and specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, and the uniformed services.
PAs (physician associates/physician assistants) are licensed clinicians who practice medicine in every specialty and setting. Trusted, rigorously educated and trained healthcare professionals, PAs are dedicated to expanding access to care and transforming health and wellness through patient-centered, team-based medical practice.
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A chronological list of news and announcements released to the press from AAPA.
See how PAs go beyond for their patients and communities.
The AAPA Board of Directors is the governing body responsible for AAPA’s strategic, administrative, and financial management.