Since launching in Oklahoma in August 2017, the Uniform Application (UA) for PAs is now accepted by five medical and PA boards in four states (Maine allopathic and osteopathic, Montana, Oklahoma, and Washington allopathic). While this is a great start, in order for the UA to have as big an impact on the streamlining of…
Last July, Congress passed legislation to allow PAs to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction. However, outdated state laws may prevent some PAs from fully participating in this program. AAPA is working to get the most up-to-date information for PAs.
The 2017 Outreach and Advocacy award winners were announced and presented during the Constituent Organization Leadership Forum at AAPA Conference 2017 in Las Vegas on May 17.
Here are ideas of groups you may want to work with to build support for your advocacy efforts.
AAPA’s partner, YourMembership, who manages AAPA’s PA JobSource, will build your CO branded career center at no cost to the CO! The center will be integrated into your website and showcase PA jobs in your geographic area or specialty.
The goal of the Sunshine Act is to increase transparency of transfers of value from industry to physicians that have the potential to create bias.
The summer months make us think of annual physicals and sports participation certificates for our children. But what about your constituent organization? Is it healthy and ready to participate in strenuous exercise? Perhaps a constituent organization checkup is in order.
The following tips will help leaders get the most out of board and committee meetings.
AAPA recognizes the value of collaborative and seamless relationships with our constituent organizations (COs), and in 2013 formalized a mutual benefit engagement model by approving updates to state and federal service charters, and creating new recognition and affiliation agreements as essential CO engagement tools.