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The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) is the only national professional society representing all PAs in every area of medicine.

 

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The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) is the national organization representing PA educational programs and individual PA educators.

 

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The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is the only certifying organization for PAs in the nation. Certification is a requirement for state licensure.

 

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The nccPA Health Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization that designs solutions for improving the capacity of certified PAs to impact quality and accessibility of health care delivery. It is affiliated with the NCCPA.

 

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The Accreditation Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) is the only organization that can accredit PA educational programs nationwide. PAs must graduate from an accredited program to be eligible for certification.

 

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The PA Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the AAPA.

 

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The PA History Society preserves the history of the PA profession through archiving key materials.