About the Journal
JAAPA is the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA). Published for more than 25 years, its mission is to support the ongoing education and advancement of physician associates/assistants (PAs) by publishing current information and research on clinical, health policy, and professional issues.
JAAPA's award-winning editorial includes:
- Clinical review articles (with AAPA-approved Category I CME in each issue)
- Case reports
- Clinical departments
- Original health services research
- Articles on issues of professional interest to PAs
JAAPA is also available on its website, where archival issues and online-only content is available. The website also features blogs and links to a range of online resources useful to PAs. Registered users may sign up for e-newsletters to stay informed about new postings. Also available online: instructions for authors, currently active CME, drug information, and current medical news.
JAAPA is a benefit of membership in AAPA, which serves the professional development needs of PAs worldwide, including the 131,000 certified PAs residing in the US. AAPA’s annual meeting is held in May, and is a key professional development event for PAs. For more information on the AAPA, visit
About the Academy
Founded in 1968, the American Academy of PAs is the national professional society for physician assistants. It represents a profession of more than 150,000 certified PAs across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the majority of the U.S. territories and within the uniformed services.
AAPA advocates and educates on behalf of the profession and the patients PAs serve. AAPA works to ensure the professional growth, personal excellence and recognition of physician assistants. It also works to enhance their ability to improve the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of patient-centered healthcare.
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Beth Guthy, Director, Journal Publishing
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Jen Zimmerman, Editorial Director
Jan Corwin Enger, Managing Editor
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