Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants

Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants

The Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants (ARAPA) is a professional organization and functions as a volunteer association consisting of a Board of Directors, legal counsel and various committees. Together with other members of the health care team, legislators and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), we are working to eliminate barriers to care and enhance existing healthcare delivery systems. ARAPA serves as the voice of the profession for our state.

Our Mission is to represent all PAs in the state of Arkansas promoting our profession through continuing education and advocating quality health care while optimizing the full utilization of PA skills.

News & Announcements

Please read the attached document which gives additional clarification for PAs practicing telemedicine in Arkansas.

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Thank you all of your participation! Please check with us as we continue to gather data. We will keep you notified when available. National Guard...

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Greetings to all PAs at this time of healthcare crisis. Our colleague Jon Allen PA-C has been reassigned from HIV mangement with Health Dept to...

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COVID-19 has affected many our individual communities as well as changed our healthcare settings. With that in mind, we want to discuss with you...

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ARAPA would like to introduce you to the 2020 Board of Directors. These volunteers are working hard for Arkansas PAs. Stay tuned for some exciting...

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President’s welcome message 2020 Dear colleagues, I am honored to serve as your president for 2020. I hope to use my experience as a family...

On behalf of Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants, I am proud to announce our newest board members and newly elected positions. There were more...

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Now accepting 2020 ARAPA nominations until December 15th. Please go to the following site and nominate yourself or any candidates that you feel may...

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Arkansas Academy of PAs Legislative Committee member, Ms. Sara E. Vann, PA-C, along with Ms. Tracie Allen, PA-C, participated in PAs on the Hill,...

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ARAPA is pleased to announce the official hire of a lobbyist for representation 2020-2021. This has been made possible through a grant from AAPA...

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The Arkansas Department of Health is excited to announce the notice of funding opportunity release for the Arkansas Rural Health Initiative for...

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Upcoming Events

To Be Determined

Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 12:00am CT

Little Rock, AR

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 7:00am CT

Miramar Beach, FL

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 6:30am ET

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