Five Things You Might Not Know About PAs in Leadership

Almost 30% of PAs who responded to the 2022 AAPA Salary Survey served in an informal or formal leadership role within their workplace. To learn more about these PAs, we gathered information on key areas of difference.

Expert Insights on Barriers to Clinician Well-Being

During AAPA 2022 in Indianapolis, thought leaders across clinical professions came together for a day of learning and discussing best practices to improve the well-being of clinicians throughout their careers.
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A Research Community Built for Diverse Discoveries

The cornerstone of the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program is building a large group of participants who reflect the diversity of the country – and a diverse community of researchers. Through the program, PAs can access a robust data set and other research tools.

The Top 3 Reasons You Should Take the Salary Survey

Last year, there were more than 40,000 downloads of the AAPA Salary Report. It’s clear that PAs value the data included in our annual Salary Report. Now you have a chance to be a part of the next Salary Report by taking the 2022 AAPA Salary Survey.
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New Data: PA Students Have Diverse Backgrounds, Life Experiences

In 2021, AAPA moved beyond asking students just about their gender, race, and ethnicity. The AAPA Student Survey included questions about PA students’ backgrounds to gain insights into the diversity of life experiences among new PAs joining the workforce.
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Apply for AAPA Small Research Grants by November 7

AAPA invites qualified researchers to apply for an AAPA Small Research Grant (SRG), which will support new PA research related to OTP or COVID-19 vaccinations. AAPA has allocated $50,000 in total funds. Applications are due November 7, 2021.
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Study Examines Impact of Depression on PA Professional Fulfillment

A new study in JAAPA examines the relationship between depression, anxiety, and professional fulfillment in PAs. Pre-COVID, 6% of PAs met the criteria for depression and 13% for moderate to severe anxiety. One in three PAs reported levels of burnout.