AAPA's Annual Conference
It is nearly Memorial Day weekend, and that means time once again for the annual conference of the
This conference offers an outstanding opportunity for PAs from around the country (and the world) to meet, network, reunite, and enjoy each other’s company, as well as to obtain a load of continuing education credits on cutting-edge topics from excellent presenters. It is also an opportunity to observe or participate in the governing process of the organization, join special interest caucus groups, and attend reunions of nearly every PA training program in the country.
PA attendance at the annual conference numbers in the thousands—usually five or six. It is amazingly empowering to be in one place with that many of your colleagues. Though our profession has grown steadily in the nearly forty years since its inception, it is still somewhat small when compared to nurses or physicians. The old question, “So, what IS a PA, exactly?” is one I don’t hear nearly as much these days as when I was a new graduate sixteen years ago; but it still comes up occasionally. For the next week in
I’m excited to be going to
Happy Memorial Day to all…