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.

American Academy of Physician Assistants press release, blog etc

05/18/2017 - 11:20 PAs Vote to Advance Profession to Meet Modern Healthcare Needs
04/21/2017 - 11:48 AAPA Announces 2017 Award Recipients
03/17/2017 - 10:22 Federal bills supported by AAPA would remove outdated barriers to care
01/17/2017 - 10:50 AAPA, ASAM and AANP now offering free training for PAs and NPs to treat opioid addiction
01/17/2017 - 09:10 ASAM Announces Partnerships to Offer Free Training for NPs and PAs to Treat Opioid Addiction
12/27/2016 - 12:29 PCMH Recognition Program Invites Redesign Input
11/15/2016 - 16:02 Survey: 90 Percent of Hospitals Employ PAs
09/26/2016 - 08:45 AAPA Exclusive Salary Data Shows Continued Growth in Size of and Demand for the PA Profession
09/14/2016 - 11:20 Florida Continues to Improve Patient Access by Removing Barriers to Care
08/15/2016 - 07:12 New Regulations Enable PAs in Maine to Deliver More Comprehensive Care
07/22/2016 - 03:49 AAPAs Response to NCCPA Press Release
07/14/2016 - 01:08 Congress Looks to PAs as a Solution to the Opioid Epidemic
07/01/2016 - 13:51 2016-2017 AAPA Board of Directors Poised to Lead PA Profession
06/23/2016 - 01:18 AAPA Joins Leading Healthcare & Scientific Organizations in Call for Resumption of CDC Gun Violence Research
06/22/2016 - 02:41 AAPAs New Cutting Edge 'PA JobSource' Serves as Premier Website for PA Employment
06/17/2016 - 02:18 Proposed CMS Rule Clarifies PAs' Ability to Provide Care
05/24/2016 - 03:53 PAs Seek Increased Career Flexibility and Options
05/13/2016 - 01:04 PAs Continue to Push Boundaries and Lead in Healthcare