Military PAs Celebrate Accomplishments, Share Lessons in Leadership, and Build Community at AAPA 2024

AAPA provides an unparalleled opportunity for military PAs in all stages of their careers to get inspired, think bigger, deepen relationships, and develop professionally. This year, at AAPA 2024, early-career military PAs looked forward to CME topics, a trip to the NASA Space Center, and a Texas barbecue. What they received was much more: inspiration, mentorship, social therapy, and a sense of community.

5 New PA JobSource Features to Supercharge Your Job Search

Our newly revamped job search platform, PA JobSource, is a benefit exclusively available to AAPA members. With more employers, more opportunities, and better insights to help you make the best possible career decisions, PA JobSource has more to offer than ever before!

The PA’s Guide to Moonlighting: Opportunities and Obstacles

Whether you're aiming to supplement your income or delving into a new venture, moonlighting presents a chance to earn more and expand your expertise. However, before diving in, it's crucial to navigate potential legal pitfalls.

PA Named #2 Best Health Care Job by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report named the PA profession as the #2 Best Health Care Job and the #4 Best STEM Job in its 2024 rankings released today. Additionally, the profession secured the impressive #5 spot among the 100 Best Jobs, across all occupations.  

Learning from Real World Malpractice Cases

As the healthcare landscape undergoes a transformation, the role of PAs is expanding, drawing heightened attention. The era of infrequent legal challenges for PAs has shifted, and today, they encounter increased scrutiny. This blog post will examine two real-life cases involving PAs, explore legal challenges, and delve into potential solutions applicable to PAs and other healthcare providers in this evolving healthcare environment.

5 Actions to Take As Student Loan Payments Resume

In an ever-changing student loan environment, many PAs are wondering: What’s the best way to pay off student loans? Although there is no one-size-fits-all answer – every borrower has unique financial circumstances – there are many effective strategies you can leverage.

A Day in the life of a Urogynecology PA

Urogynecology is a hybrid between gynecology and urology, treating issues involving both the bladder and vagina. Urogynecology PA Sharon Dann explains her day-to-day practice in this specialty, and why this work is so important to her.

Creating a Safe Space to Discuss Obesity with Patients, Experts Speak

In a recent AAPA Huddle Ask Me session, two obesity medicine experts answered questions on how to provide high-quality care to patients struggling with obesity, the effectiveness of anti-obesity medication, and how best to support patients who qualify for bariatric surgery.

Substance Use Experts Give Advice on Handling Addiction Medicine

In an AAPA Huddle Ask Me session, two substance use disorder experts answered questions on how PAs can help with the rise of addiction, the recent DEA changes, and what resources are available to PAs to increase their knowledge and skillset to improve patient care.