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PAs Tied for 7th on List of Fastest-Growing Professions

According to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the PA profession is tied for seventh on the list of fastest-growing occupations in the country. The profession is expected to grow 31% between 2018 and 2028.
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How to Talk With Patients About Intimate Partner Violence

Only 30% of PAs regularly ask their patients about domestic violence and 51% say that they have never had training in the treatment/management of domestic violence survivors. Of those PAs who have had training, only 60% feel prepared to treat survivors.
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Survey Uncovers Ways Employers Can Enhance the PA Workplace

CHLM’s 2018 PA and NP Workplace Experiences National Summary Report offers insight to help employers enhance the working environment for PAs and NPs, focusing on recruitment and retention, onboarding, clinical utilization, leadership structure, billing and reimbursement, and productivity reporting.
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Congratulations to the 2019-20 AAPA-PAEA Research Fellows

Year three of the AAPA-PAEA Research Fellowship is underway! Meet the 2019-20 fellows selected this year to research topics of critical importance to the PA profession: burnout and African American PA student success.
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What’s Different About 2019’s Salary Report?

AAPA’s 2019 Salary Report national summary includes a profession-wide look at PA compensation, aggregating PAs who are paid base salaries, hourly pay, and productivity pay. AAPA’s Research team wanted to give PAs the clearest picture possible of PA compensation across the country.
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Breitman-Dorn Research Fellows Share Advice for PA Researchers

Since the inception of the Breitman-Dorn Research Fellowship, the PA Foundation has awarded the fellowship to 16 individuals. Find out what advice former recipients have for others who are considering pursuing a doctorate and research related to the PA profession.
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Wage Parity for PAs Remains a Goal in 2019

The 2018 median total compensation of full-time female PAs was $13,380 less than for males. Full-time female PAs were also less likely than male PAs to receive a bonus. These disparities are present in every specialty for all levels of experience.