Newly Certified PAs Find More Jobs, Higher Salaries
11.20.2023 • Newly Board Certified physician assistants/associates (PAs) are successfully landing their first job sooner than in the past – and earning higher salaries – compared to previous years, according to a report by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
9.13.2023 • The National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) has announced the certification of the 200,000th physician assistant/associate (PA) in the nation since the organization’s inception nearly 50 years ago.
3.18.2023 • The dermatology workforce includes physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician associates/assistants (PAs). The number of dermatologists is growing slowly while the growth of PAs working in dermatology is rapid and accelerating.
Newly Released Data on PAs Working in Medically Underserved Areas
2.28.2023 • The report provides data from each state on topics such as race/ethnicity, income, specialty practice areas, and settings, use of telemedicine, job satisfaction, burnout, retirement plans, and more.
Job Satisfaction Remains High Among Certified PAs Despite Continuing COVID-19 Pandemic
9.20.2022 • The latest data from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) reports that job satisfaction remains high among Certified PAs, even after two years of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newly Released Data on Certified PAs Working in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care Demonstrate Their Significant Contributions to Patient Care
5.17.2022 • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), in collaboration with the Society of Emergency Medicine PAs (SEMPA) have published the PAs Practicing in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care: 2021 Survey Results. Over 16,000 Certified PAs practice in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care, and this report comprises the most comprehensive source of nationwide data on PAs working in these practice areas.
Dr. Uché Blackstock to Deliver Keynote Address at NCCPA Represent Summit
5.4.2022 • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) announced today that renowned physician and health equity advocate, Dr. Uché Blackstock, will deliver the keynote address during its inaugural Represent! Summit in September.
NCCPA President and CEO Joins Over 2,000 CEOs to Make Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace
4.27.2022 • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) announced today that its President and CEO Dawn Morton-Rias Ed.D, PA-C has signed onto the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
New Report Highlights Low Burnout, Job Satisfaction Among Certified PAs by Specialty
12.21.2021 • According to the 2020 Statistical Profile of Certified PAs by Specialty, an annual report on 25 specialties issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), 73.4% of Certified PAs indicated that they have no symptoms of burnout.
NCCPA Launches Certified PArtners in Care Campaign to Showcase Invaluable Impact of Certified PAs
7.14.2021 • Today the NCCPA announced the launch of the Certified PArtners in Care campaign to highlight the invaluable role that Certified PAs play to support patients, clinical teams and public health in their communities.
As the Nation Grapples with COVID-19, More Physician Assistants are Poised to Join the Fight
5.19.2020 • As the nation continues to battle COVID-19, a new report published by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) indicates that there is good news to share-- more Certified PAs are available to join the fight.