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.

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Hi Members, Please see the survey below. As DCAPA President I know the unique challenges our profession faces in DC and welcome all feedback. We need your responses ASAP so DC can vote at the AAPA HOD this weekend. If I can highlight some key points to consider from PAEA: The title change is not...

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DCAPA needs your feedback. AAPA is considering a title change and with an upcoming vote at the HOD it is imperative DCAPA members have a voice. Please consider completing this 2 question survey by 5/19/2021 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HFLD9L6

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The Call for Nominations for the 2021 DCAPA Board Of Directors is NOW OPEN from 11/1/2020-11/10/2020. Elections will take place from 12/1/2020-12/7/2020 This is the time to get involved in the DCAPA, a 100% volunteer-run organization! Join the 2021 Board and make the DCAPA yours! Board members...

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...

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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...

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DCAPA Members, The AAPA House of Delegates (HOD) today passed a resolution affirming "physician associate" as the official title of the PA profession by a majority vote 198 to 68. The HOD vote only starts the process; the next steps will be determined by the AAPA Board. They will determine if or...

Thank you!! The results of our survey were overall in favor of "PA" and almost evenly split between Physician Assistant and Physician Associate. Please see attached National PA Organizational positions on the name change. DCAPA needs your help. We will send one more SURVEY to only active members,...

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