Physician Assistant Career Resources

Navigating the waters of independently practicing physician assistants

Navigating the waters of independently practicing physician assistants

An organization representing the effort to move toward autonomy has made big inroads into the AAPA, resulting in a push toward unhitching physician assistants from MD colleagues.

Law allows PAs to provide hospice care to Medicare patients

Law allows PAs to provide hospice care to Medicare patients

Congress signed into law two improvements to Medicare that will impact the physician assistant profession.

You tell me, you're the PA!

You tell me, you're the PA!

PAs should always keep in mind the sacred responsibility of the job: the knowledge to know what to do for our patients, and when and how to do it.

National PA Week 2017 celebrates during the profession's 50th anniversary

National PA Week 2017 celebrates during the profession's 50th anniversary

More than 115,500 PAs will celebrate their contributions to healthcare during National PA Week.

A look back at the AAPA 2017 House of Delegates meeting

A look back at the AAPA 2017 House of Delegates meeting

The House of Delegates discussed the recertification process for PAs and the future of the PA profession.

HCV transmission knowledge varies among opioid-dependent pregnant patients

HCV transmission knowledge varies among opioid-dependent pregnant patients

Most opioid-dependent pregnant patients understand that intravenous drug use is a major transmission modality of HCV.

PAs may help fill rheumatology workforce shortage

PAs may help fill rheumatology workforce shortage

The gap between supply and demand in the rheumatology workforce is expected to widen substantially by 2030.

AAPA House of Delegates approves Optimal Team Practice policy

AAPA House of Delegates approves Optimal Team Practice policy

The policy was unanimously approved at the AAPA 2017 conference.

Physician perceptions of PAs similar in primary care vs specialty care

Physician perceptions of PAs similar in primary care vs specialty care

Physicians in primary care and in subspecialty care found that PAs are prepared to actively participate in clinical activities.

PA flexibility leads to career changes

PA flexibility leads to career changes

PAs take advantage of flexibility offered by their profession.

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