The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) is the national professional society for Physician Assistants. The AAPA works to provide professional education, to advocate on behalf of the profession, and to improve healthcare quality. It also publishes the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA).
The AAPA also has several caucuses, including:
- American Academy of Physician Assistants African Heritage Caucus
- Asian and Middle Eastern Physician Assistants Caucus
- Lesbian Bisexual Gay & Transgender Physician Assistant Caucus
- Physician Assistants for Latino Health
The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) represents all of the accredited PA programs in the United States. THE PAEA is a central hub for learning about PA programs and the CASPA. It also provides a variety of online resources for prospective PA students, including the website PA Focus.
Below are various financial aid resources to help you plan your finances as you apply to PA programs: