American Academy of Physician Assistants


We host events throughout the year where you can earn CME, take advantage of professional development opportunities and grow as a PA.

Annual Conference

AAPA Conference 2015 will be held in San Francisco from May 23 – 27. When you register for AAPA Conference 2015, you’re on your way to five days of the best PA-focused CME with 6,000 of your PA colleagues from across the country. Registration opens on Nov. 4, 2014. Ready to imagine what’s next in San Francisco?

Leadership and Advocacy Summit

AAPA's Leadership and Advocacy Summit, formerly the CORE conference, is a unique event designed for current and emerging PA leaders. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to help you guide the future of the profession.

PA Week

Held every year from Oct. 6-12, National PA Week is a celebration of the PA profession. PAs across the country use National PA Week to increase awareness of both the PA profession and the importance of a healthy lifestyle. 

CME Calendar

AAPA and its affiliated organizations offer hundreds of live and online CME courses throughout the year.

PA’s Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy

The PA's Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy is back with critical orthopaedic topics and expert faculty. If you are looking for a well-rounded foundation on some of the most challenging aspects of orthopaedics, this course is for you! Learn More