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The future of IAPAE

IAPAE has come a very long way since its inception in that bar in Tucson Arizona, we have made lasting friendships, strong partnerships across the globe, we have shared generously, and received with humility. The organisation has grown, and matured.…

14th Annual conference of IAPAE – 2023

For the 14th Annual Conference in September 2023, IAPAE was pleased to partner with the Indian Physician Assistant Association (IAPA) to host the conference in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The Conference brought together IAPAE members and new colleagues discussing the value-add…

COVID-19 Pandemic 2021 & 2022

Covid - 19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 Pandemic continued, IAPAE focused on regional and local support for PA and PA Analogue education. We postponed the conference to allow members to continue their important healthcare work for supporting the pandemic within their countries.

Virtual Conference 2020

Virtual Conference - IAPAE

In 2020, the world experienced the COVID-19 Pandemic, an unprecedented change for how we interact and meet. Due to the pandemic, IAPAE moved the 2020 annual conference online for a Virtual Conference. This was a huge success with more than…

Winterthur Switzerland 2019

Winterthur Switzerland

2019 was a milestone year for IAPAE with recognition of Switzerland starting a physician associate education program. The 12th Annual conference in Winterthur, Switzerland highlighted the achievement of a new country beginning the clinical practitioner profession.

Zambia 2018

Victoria Falls, Zambia - Featured Image

Lusaka, Zambia was the host city for the 11th international conference and the theme was “Universal Primary Health Care Revisited” and marked our 4th visit to the African continent since the beginning of our journey. The conference opened officially with…

The big 10 Lexington Kentucky USA 2017

The University of Kentucky, Lexington

“Celebrating the PAst, Embracing the Future” 10 Years old, what a landmark to reach, and what a journey. We celebrated in the USA, and the beautiful University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, with a wonderful warm Kentucky welcome, and a…

‘B2B’ Back 2 Birmingham again!! UK 2016

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham

And so back to Birmingham England, a quick change of venue from the planned country of the Netherlands, who sadly were unable to host on this occasion. The 9th international gathering was held at the 200 years old Royal Orthopaedic…

South Africa Pretoria 2015

Pretoria city, South Africa

Conference Theme: “The Maturing of the Physician Associate: Educational Training & Faculty Development” Panel Discussion of a Unifying term for the profession: “Accelerated Medically Trained Clinician”, brought a significant range of views and discussion. IAPAE was clearly at the heart…

Philly USA 2014

Arcadia University campus

Arcadia University in Philadelphia USA welcomed the Board of IAPAE and the gathered delegates. The Provost said “they were honoured that you have chosen to come to our University for the 7th Annual conference of IAPAE”.  Arcadia has a long…