PA Resources for COVID-19; Share Your Story with Us

PAs are a vital part of the healthcare provider response to COVID-19. To help you easily find resources for your practice, here are resources all on one page: COVID-19 Resource Center. In addition to offering resources, we also want to hear from you.

How PAs Can Leverage Today’s Gig Economy to Make Extra Income

America is establishing a gig economy and estimates show as much as a third of the working population is already in some gig capacity. This is nothing new in the healthcare industry; locums PAs have been filling temporary positions since the 1970s.
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Tips and Tricks from the PA Career Coach

The PA Career Coach, Jennifer Anne Hohman, offers personalized guidance to new and experienced PAs in the areas of career navigation, resume and professional material preparation, interviewing, and contract negotiation. Take advantage of all her best tips and tricks.

Top 5 Career Central Resources You Should Be Using

Are you taking advantage of everything your fellow membership has to offer? AAPA’s Career Central is full of tools and resources designed specifically for PAs to help you craft your resume, find a new job, and more.
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4 Non-Salary Negotiations PAs Need to Consider

For most professionals, the words “negotiate” and “salary” often go hand-in-hand. But when employers can’t increase your salary offer, you may find them willing to increase or improve other areas of the benefits package to entice you to work for them.

What PA Practice Looks Like in Neuro-Oncology

Young-Bin Song, MCHS, PA-C, describes his practice at a multi-disciplinary neuro-oncology/radiation oncology brain tumor clinic at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Communicating with the patient population, he relates, requires preparation, practice, and patience.
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AAPA’s Distinguished Fellows: Meet the Elite PAs

AAPA’s Distinguished Fellows program recognizes PAs who go above and beyond. These elite PAs are passionate about their work, dedicated to their patients and future PAs, and are working every day to advance both healthcare and the PA profession.

A Career in Orthopaedics: Why I Love the Specialty

Almas Abbas, PA-C, grew up playing sports – and getting injured. Her on-field experiences inspired an early interest in how the body works and how best to treat herself, and eventually led to a career as a PA in orthopaedics.

Country Living: Working as a PA in Rural Healthcare

Things are different in the country, and healthcare is no exception. PAs who leave the big city to work in the country are in for a unique and rewarding experience. Here’s what a few PAs had to say about working in a rural setting.