The American Academy of PAs (AAPA) offers current volunteer and leadership opportunities through membership. The volunteer structure is task-oriented, outcome focused, and allows volunteers to play an integral role in addressing various issues affecting healthcare. Most of the opportunities are for PA students and current PAs, but, “ Volunteer with Reach Out and Read” is available to anyone. In addition to volunteer opportunities, their site includes information about what a PA is and the path to becoming a PA.
The PA platform provides a plethora of free resources including: PA school GPA calculator, PA program map, application timelines, experience log, resume template, personal statement and interview worksheet, recordings of previous Pre-PA conferences, a blog, and a podcast. Additionally, the following resources are available upon purchase: pre-PA assessment, mock interview information, an interview guide and course, letter review, supplemental essay review, PA residency coaching, and other resources for Pre-PA students.