DC Academy of Physician Assistants

District of Columbia Academy of Physician Assistants

District of Columbia Academy of Physician Assistants serves the needs of PAs and PA students who work or reside in metropolitan Washington, D.C. DCAPA's web site serves its members and the public by providing a forum for services and ideas designed to strengthen and promote the PA profession throughout the city.

News & Announcements

The DC Academy of PAs is honored to be able to offer a scholarship this year. One of the foundations of the DCAPA mission is to support the education and professional growth of PA students in the District of Columbia. As such, we will be offering one $500 award to a DCAPA student member currently...

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DCAPA is working with AAPA and other state chapters on a social media campaign to get DC Mayor Bowser to pass an Executive Order eliminating barriers for PA Practice (such as delegation agreements, PA to Physician ratios, etc.). The order is essential for us to be able to practice to the full...

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We all know information about COVID-19 is constantly being released and evolving, especially regarding PAs and other healthcare professionals in DC and across the country. Here are some important links which can provide answers to a lot of your questions and concerns and also with ways to get...


With the COVID-19 National emergency affecting every corner of our country, we here at the DCAPA want to thank all health care providers who are essential to responding to this crisis. Our thoughts are with all of those affected by this virus. Federal and local guidelines are rapidly shifting in...


Congrats to the 2020 DCAPA Board of Directors! Our first board meeting will be tonight. This year DCAPA's mission is to increase membership. Increased membership will allow us to better represent the needs PA's in the District, plan more CME and social events, and organize more outreach/volunteer...

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The nominations for the DCAPA Board for 2020 are complete. Now we need all DCAPA members to vote for the next board! We are looking at some exciting events and programs in 2020 and look forward to getting more participation from all of our members as well. Please click on the following link to...

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