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You’ve Got This: Become a Distinguished Fellow

You’ve got lots of letters after your name. You’ve received honors at work, and you’ve delivered CME presentations. You’re well on your way to being recognized as one of AAPA’s Distinguished Fellows. Find out how you can be honored with the distinction.
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Help Your Employer Recognize the Power of the PA Workforce

Not all PAs are lucky enough to work at an organization that fully recognizes all the ways in which PAs contribute to the healthcare continuum. You can help your employer recognize the power of the PA workforce and fully utilize advanced practice providers (APPs), including PAs, across their organizations.
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Grow Your Hospital Career with FACHE Credential

For PAs interested in transitioning from clinical leader to executive within a hospital or healthcare organization, consider the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management (CHLM) Leadership Institute.
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First Army Officer Speaks at Latina Leadership Conference

First Army’s Maj. Kelly Guerra recently returned home to California to serve as a guest panelist at a Latina Leadership Conference at Concordia University-Irvine. Maj. Guerra shared her journey from college through becoming a commissioned officer.
The winners of the CHLM Employer of Excellence award

How to Build an APP Leadership Career Pathway in Your Organization

What do Employers of Excellence have in common? Pathways for APPs to excel, including formal leadership training, a structured career pathway, and APP councils. These help to create positive environments that seek input and opportunities for improvement.
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Bianca Belcher: 4 Things to Know About Becoming a Leader

Executive Director of Clinical Integration, Bianca Belcher, MPH, PA-C, talks about how she has transitioned from clinician to a senior leadership role. Her advice to future leaders: Get involved, communicate effectively, work hard, see the big picture, and network.
The attendees gathering at the AAPA 2019 Distinguished Fellows reception

AAPA Announces New Distinguished Fellows

Leadership. Service. Dedication. AAPA’s Distinguished Fellow Program is a select group of PAs who represent the best qualities of the PA profession. This year, AAPA is proud to add 48 new names to this growing list.