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Constituent Organization Resource Exchange - Strengthening the Knowledge Base for Leadership. February 21 - 22, 2009. Plan now to attend AAPA's premier PA event for organizational management and leadership development for 2009.
Calling All PAs
Health Literacy Project
All PAs and PA students are encouraged to seek ways to enhance the delivery of quality medical care in their local communities. One way is by becoming involved in national efforts like the Divided We Fail campaign. Learn more about it and other national campaigns.
Help a PA student affected by hurricane Ike – give to the UTMB Hurricane Recovery Fund
AAPA's Legislative Action Center
2009 Board of Directors General Election Candidates Announced
The AAPA Elections Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the 2009 General Election for AAPA Board of Directors. On April 1, 2009 all AAPA fellow members who have paid their dues as of March 1 will be instructed how to vote electronically. Voting is an exclusive fellow member benefit. Your vote is your voice. Congratulations to all of the 2009 candidates.
A letter to the Presidential Transition Office
The Academy has sent a letter to the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Office offering its support in addressing the significant health care issues and challenges facing the country. In it, President Cindy Lord and CEO Bill Leinweber state the principles of AAPA's reform agenda. You can read the letter by clicking here.
Continuity of Care at Risk in Failing Economy
In what has become a crippling economic situation, many Americans are saving money by foregoing medical care. A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation said that nearly half of those polled reported that someone in their family has cut back spending on prescription medicine or delayed or skipped needed medical care based on how much it would cost. PAs tells AAPA how the recession is affecting patient access to health care. To read more, click here.
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