Annual PA Compensation Continues Rising, Increases 5.8%

Physician associate/physician assistant (PA) base compensation, without bonuses, continued to rise in 2023, increasing 5.8% from $120,000 in 2022 to $127,000 in 2023. The findings were released in the 2024 American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) Digital Salary Report.

AAPA Launches PAthways Program to Foster Diversity Within PA Profession

The American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) announces the launch of PAthways, an initiative aimed at fostering diversity within the PA profession. Backed by a Communities in Action for Health Equity grant from Pfizer, PAthways marks a significant step toward building a more inclusive healthcare workforce by seeking to diversify one of the fastest growing healthcare professions in the country.

Activation of PA Licensure Compact to Improve Access to Patient Care

The American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA), Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), and National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) announce that a licensure compact for physician assistants (PAs) was activated by the recent signing of legislation in Virginia.

AAPA, PA Foundation Awarded Grant to Improve Mental Health in Students

The American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) announced today that the PA Foundation has received a grant from the RBC Foundation USA to launch the PArtnership to Improve Student Mental Health project, aimed at addressing trauma or mental health challenges students may experience in the classroom.