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MSPAS Resources

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

The Official Web site of the only national organization that represents physician assistants in all specialties and employment settings, the AAPA site includes general information regarding the profession; government and practice issues; employment opportunities; listing of physician assistant organizations, and an on-line store for physician assistants. Click here to learn more about AAPA

Student Academy of the AAPA (SAAAPA)

A page run by both students and graduate physician assistants for student physician assistants across the country, accessing the most current information relevant to physician students in the United States. Topics include financial aid, academic survival skills and listings of student societies. Click here to learn more about SAAAPA

Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

Formerly known as the Association of Physician Assistant Programs (APAP), PAEA is the official Web site of the national organization representing physician assistant educational programs in the United States. This site includes a directory of physician assistant programs (requires on-line registration). Click here to learn more about PAEA

California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA)

An excellent resource to find out what is happening within the California physician assistant community, including local group listings, legislative updates, reviews of practice issues, and information on continuing medical education. Click here to learn more about CAPA

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Your online resource for physician assistant certification information, including details about the certification process, recertification, exam policies and procedures, and continuing medical education. Click here to learn more about NCCPA

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Physician Assistant

An overview of the physician assistant employment landscape, featuring the clinical distribution of physician assistants; their average annual salaries, and other facts figures and projections provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click here to access the PA Occupational Outlook summary

Non-WesternU Employment Opportunities

Physician Assistant Employment Posting