How to Celebrate PA Week in 2021

PA Week is right around the corner, and we’re ready to recognize YOU! Here are a few ways you can celebrate PA Week, get involved with your PA colleagues, and help move the profession into the future!

AAPA Provides Update on PA Title Change and Brand Development

Since AAPA’s House of Delegates voted to change the profession’s title to physician associate during its May 24 meeting, AAPA has been working on implementation. Here are a few of the notable milestones during the past few months.
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How COVID-19 Impacted PA Salaries

As part of the 2021 AAPA Salary Survey, now available in PDF format on, AAPA’s Research Department collected data to understand the impact of COVID not only on the PA workforce, but on compensation as well as practice changes.

AAPA Commemorates Juneteenth

We at AAPA commemorate Juneteenth, the day in 1865 when hundreds of thousands of enslaved people in Texas learned of their freedom – more than two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
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AAPA Responds to National Medical Organizations

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.

2021 PA Student of the Year Advocates for LGBT PA Students and Patients

Victoria Ho is the 2021 recipient of the PA Student of the Year Award. A PA student at Sacred Heart University, Ho was selected as a recipient of the LBGT PA Caucus Student Leader Fellowship Award, through which she co-founded an LGBT support group for pre-PAs for her fellowship project.