American Academy of Physician Assistants ( American Academy of Physician Assistants )

American Academy of Physician Assistants

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Founded in 1968, the American Academy of Physician Assistants is the national professional society for physician assistants. It represents a profession of more than 100,000 certified PAs across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the majority of the U.S. territories and the uniformed services.

AAPA advocates and educates on behalf of the profession and the patients PAs serve. We work to ensure the professional growth, personal excellence and recognition of physician assistants. We also enhance their ability to improve the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of patient-centered healthcare.

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05/22/2018 - 07:46 PAs Vote to Investigate Changing Their Professional Title
05/21/2018 - 09:01 AAPAs Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management Announces Employers of Excellence
05/10/2018 - 07:10 National Rural Health Association Releases Policy Brief on PAs
05/08/2018 - 06:34 American Academy of PAs Honors Four PAs with National Awards
05/04/2018 - 08:32 AAPAs CHLM Partners with Northeastern University to Offer First PA Leadership and Management Certificate
04/11/2018 - 08:45 AAPA Announces 2018 Award Recipients
03/15/2018 - 06:45 PA Foundation Announces First Cohort of Mental Health Outreach Fellows
02/09/2018 - 08:30 New Law Permits PAs to Provide Hospice Care to Medicare Patients
01/24/2018 - 08:11 New Certificate in Obesity Management to be Available to PAs and NPs
12/06/2017 - 09:43 AAPAs Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management and CompHealth Renew Partnership to Provide PAs with Career Resources
05/18/2017 - 12:20 PAs Vote to Advance Profession to Meet Modern Healthcare Needs
04/21/2017 - 12:48 AAPA Announces 2017 Award Recipients
03/17/2017 - 11:22 Federal bills supported by AAPA would remove outdated barriers to care
01/17/2017 - 11:50 AAPA, ASAM and AANP now offering free training for PAs and NPs to treat opioid addiction
01/17/2017 - 10:10 ASAM Announces Partnerships to Offer Free Training for NPs and PAs to Treat Opioid Addiction
12/27/2016 - 13:29 PCMH Recognition Program Invites Redesign Input
11/15/2016 - 17:02 Survey: 90 Percent of Hospitals Employ PAs
09/26/2016 - 09:45 AAPA Exclusive Salary Data Shows Continued Growth in Size of and Demand for the PA Profession