What's New?

Survey Reports Consumer Attitudes on Health Care:  A new survey recently conducted for NCCPA shows that consumers are concerned about access to health care, provider shortages and being able to get appointments when they need them. Read the press release.

NCCPA Purpose, Vision & Mission

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants is dedicated to serving the interest of the public. We do so with a passionate belief that certified physician assistants are essential members of the health care delivery team who provide millions access to more affordable, high quality health care.

Our vision is to transform the delivery of quality healthcare by certifying qualified PAs through programs that improve patient care while exemplifying a commitment to excellence unparalleled among certifying organizations.

Our mission is to serve the public through exemplary programs that evaluate critical PA competencies and that require the pursuit of life-long learning and improvement.

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