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The PHSAPA is a constituent chapter of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).The PHSAPA is the national organization for active duty and retired Physician Assistant Officers of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG).  We also represent civilian Physician Assistants who are employed within the federal government.

 

Next Meeting of the PHSAPA

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 from 2000-2100 ET

Join Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83504434118

Meeting ID: 835 0443 4118

Conference Call #: 301 715 8592

Passcode: 835 0443 4118


Volunteers Sought for the AAPA House of Delegates

Are you interested in becoming more involved in the HOD? If so, please visit the HOD Volunteer page to learn about volunteer needs in the HOD. Submit your interest for any or all of the positions below:

  • Reference Committees – Chair, Member, or Secretary
  • Disclosure & COI FAQs
  • Disclosure and COI Form
  • Credentialing Committee – Member
  • Elections Committee – Member
  • Tellers
  • New Delegate Mentors 


Volunteers Sought for the AAPA House of Delegates

Are you interested in becoming more involved in the HOD? If so, please visit the HOD Volunteer page to learn about volunteer needs in the HOD. Submit your interest for any or all of the positions below:

  • Reference Committees - Chair, Member, or Secretary
  • Credentialing Committee - Member
  • Elections Committee - Member
  • Tellers
  • New Delegate Mentors
For more information click here.
We Are Family Medicine 2/17-21/22 in Austin, TX

We Are Family (Medicine) is an AAPA conference designed to provide PAs and NPs with essential updates and skills necessary for family medicine practice. It’s an ideal course for all experience levels practicing in family medicine and general internal medicine. The content will primarily focus on adult medicine, while also touching on some critical pediatric and adolescent topics. Both acute and preventive care topics will be covered. 

There are two ways of attending the conference

  1. Learn alongside your fellow PAs and NPs in Austin, Texas, and earn up to 32 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME, or

  2. Take part in the virtual experience from the comfort of your home and earn up to 19.75 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME. 

For more information and to register click here.



Congratulations to all USPHS 2021 Promoted PAs

Selected for Captain (O-6)

CAPT Deborah Bishop

CAPT John Gibbons

CAPT Daniel Goldstein

CAPT Thomas Janisko

CAPT Karen Russell

CAPT Darin Wiegers

Promoted to Lieutenant Commander (O-4)

LCDR Mandeep Singh




2021 U.S. Public Health Service 

Physician Assistant of the Year

2021 Senior Physician Assistant of the Year RADM Epifanio Elizondo Award to Commander Melinda Ruiz


2021 Junior Physician Assistant of the Year RADM Michael Milner Award to Lieutenant Commander Beth Zalno



PA is About to Get a New Meaning

Physician Assistant to Physician Associate Name Change

 Have you heard, the Physician Assistant profession is about to become the Physician Associate profession. Learn more about the change here.

Frequently Asked Questions related to the name change have been developed and will be updated regularly. Visit the link to learn more.

 Do you have questions about the title change? You can email your questions to TCIInfo@aapa.org


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