Our mission is to empower PAs through advocacy and education; providing resources for physician assistants as well as the community in the pursuit of excellence for team-based medicine. 

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Upcoming Events

    • Monday, August 19, 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Virtual Meeting
    Please help us renovate the RIAPA website

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    In order to better meet the needs of our members we are renovating the website.

    We need volunteers to join a 1 hour web based focus group that will review the existing site and make suggestions for how to improve  the site overall.

    This is your opportunity to help shape the new website.  Tell us what works and doesn't work for you.

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    website Focus Group 
    Mon, Aug 19, 2019 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT 

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    • Monday, August 26, 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • Rhode Island Medical Society
    • 33

    Board of Directors Meeting

    Special Guest Speaker

    Monday, August 26, 2019


    RIAPA office at RIMS

    405 Promenade Street,  Suite A

    Providence, RI 02908


    David Jackson, DHSc, PA-C, RP, DFAAPA will be joining us to present Parliamentary Procedure;What every board member needs to know 

    Registered Parliamentarian, David sereved as Speaker of the AAPA House of Delegates  for 3 terms and has extensive experience in educating association boards of directors about how to have efficient and effective meetings by following the rules of order. 

    The presentation will last 45 minutes followed by a 15 minute Q&A and brief business meeting

    A light supper will be provided to.

    All RIAPA Board Meetings are open to Members.

    Seating is limited so pre-registration is required.

    • Thursday, October 10, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Dave and Buster's - Providence Place Mall

Past Events

Monday, August 12, 2019 Emergency Board of Direectors Meeting (Conference Call)
Monday, July 29, 2019 RIAPA BOD Meeting
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 RIAPA BOD Meeting
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Aerosol Delivery Device Selection / GOLD Update 2019 for COPD
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 PA Modernization Act of 2019 - Help Make It Happen
Saturday, March 23, 2019 Best Practices Regarding Opioid Prescribing - Fulfilling the New Opioid CME Mandate
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 January BOD Meeting
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Strategies for Member Retention and Recruitment Conference Call
Thursday, October 11, 2018 PA Week Celebration and Annual Meeting
Monday, September 24, 2018 RIAPA BOD Meeting
Monday, August 27, 2018 RIAPA Membership Committee Meeting
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 RIAPA Executive Committee Meeting
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Understanding the 2018 GOLD Guidelines in the Management of Patients with COPD
Saturday, April 14, 2018 3rd Annual Spring CME
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Complications of Cirrhosis: Strategies to Improve Long-Term Patient Outcomes
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 PA and APRN Reimbursement: Rules, Revenue and ROI
Monday, November 06, 2017 Member Roundtables - Tell us what you think
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Celebrating 50 Years of PAs
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 PA Practice in Rhode Island: Whefe we are today - Where we need to be tomorrow
Thursday, August 24, 2017 RIAPA Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, July 22, 2017 Board of Directors Orientation and Strategic Planning Session
Thursday, June 29, 2017 BOD Meet and Greet Cookout
Thursday, June 08, 2017 RIAPA Annual Meeting - Exhibitors
Thursday, June 08, 2017 RIAPA Annual Meeting
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 RIAPA Town Hall Meeting
Saturday, March 11, 2017 2nd Annual Spring CME
Saturday, March 11, 2017 RIAPA 2nd ANNUAL SPRING CME (Exhibitors)
Thursday, November 17, 2016 RIAPA Education Event
Thursday, October 06, 2016 National PA Week Celebration
Thursday, October 06, 2016 National PA Week Celebration (Exhibitors)
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Annual Membership Meeting
Saturday, March 19, 2016 Student Suture Workshop
Saturday, March 19, 2016 Spring CME Morning and Rapid Response Workshop
Saturday, March 19, 2016 Spring CME Morning and Suturing Workshop
Saturday, March 19, 2016 ConnAPA Morning Session and Rapid Response Workshop
Saturday, March 19, 2016 Morning Session
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 Help Advocate for a Modern PA Law
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 RIAPA Education Event
Thursday, October 08, 2015 National PA Week Celebration
Thursday, June 11, 2015 RIAPA Annual Meeting
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 RIAPA Educational Event
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Membership Dinner Meeting
Thursday, October 09, 2014 National PA Week Celebration
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