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Your PA Can Handle It
With thousands of hours of medical training and a versatile skill set, PAs are expanding access to team-based care. When it comes to quality healthcare, your PA can handle it.
What is a PA?
PAs are medical professionals who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and often serve as a patient’s principal healthcare provider. With thousands of hours of medical training, PAs are versatile and collaborative. PAs practice in every state and in every medical setting and specialty, improving healthcare access and quality.
140,000+PAs inthe U.S.
PAs have more than
2019 AAPA Salary SurveyAll data based on clinically practicing PAs in the U.S.
400000000 patient interactions per year
2018 AAPA Salary Survey
To obtain a license, PAs must:
To maintain their certification, PAs must complete:
PAspracticemedicine inall specialties
All data based on clinically practicing PAs in the U.S.*Other refers to a variety of work settings including but not limited to schools/universities, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes and correctional facilities.
PAspracticein everywork setting
Research on PA Quality
PA Profession in the News
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Best Healthcare Jobs U.S. News & World Report 2020
Highest Paying Jobs in America Forbes 2019
Fastest Growing Jobs in America Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019