APPAP is an organization that serves as a resource for Physician Assistants and Physician Assistant students interested in postgraduate education. Please see our Programs Page for a listing of available programs offered by state or specialty.

The PA Profession is based on the medical model of broad, generalist education provided by entry-level PA Programs. With this core training, PAs may be successfully integrated into any medical or surgical specialty with adequate on-the-job training and appropriate MD supervision. Post-graduate PA Residency Training Programs are voluntary. APPAP is opposed to mandates by state boards, hospitals and other employers to require postgraduate clinical training for obtaining hospital privileges or employment.


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Mark Your Calendar! Fall Business Meeting

Published on 19/06/2019

Mark your calendars to join us at the upcoming Fall Business Meeting. As soon as well have updated details we will post them on our Events page.   Fall Business Meeting November 2019 Details to come

Linda Brandt Research Award

Published on 1/03/2019

Interested in research funding opportunities related to postgraduate PA education?  There is still time to apply for the Linda Brandt Research Award!  Applications are due by March 30th.  For more information please see our Awards page.  Please send submissions to our APPAP Research Chair, Jennifer Spisak, at Jennifer.spisak@nyulangone.org.

Alumni Liaisons Election Results Announced

Published on 1/02/2019

We are excited to introduce the next APPAP Alumni Liaisons, Sarah Campbell and Allison Schafer!  These two are already hard at work planning the alumni reception to be held in conjunction with the AAPA Conference in May in Denver, Colorado!  Thank you to all those who participated in our online voting!   Also, a big thanks to our outgoing Alumni…