Links

Major Academies/Associations

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants (AASPA)

Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants (AFPPA)

California Academy of Physician Assistant (CAPA)

Physician Assistants who practice in Orthopedics


Other Helpful Resources
Physician Assistant Shadow Online (PASO)

Physician Assistant Forum just about every topic related to PA is discussed here.

PhysicianAssistnatED.com

Central Application Service for Physician Assistant (CASPA)

http://www.cnsm.csulb.edu/centers/sas/hpao/planning/index.asp   great for those interested in PA schools in CA, and if you are generally interested in becoming a PA.


Paying For PA School (Also see post regarding paying for PA school)

FAFSA

Your PA Program's/School's Financial Aide Department

National Health Service Corps

Armed Services- Many options here.

AAPA Student Scholarships (Must be a member)

Your state PA association might have scholarships as well.

(My Friend Joy Dugan wrote a great article for CAPA on ways to pay for PA school: http://www.capanet.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/studentCAPANews_NovDec.pdf)

Other Blogs
Study Hacks-Decoding Patterns of Success: http://calnewport.com/blog/

http://djthepa.blogspot.com/

http://www.memoirsofapremed.com/  (I know it is says pre-med but just apply the ideas to you)

http://phooeypastudent.blogspot.com/2012/01/it-has-been-while.html

http://readreiniernow.blogspot.com/2011/08/getting-settled-in.html

http://biancabelcherpa.blogspot.com/2012/02/what-is-hsg.html

http://www.determinedtobefuturepa-c.blogspot.com/2012/02/pa-news-update_22.html

http://path2pa-c.blogspot.com/

Resources for PA School (or before)
Evernote

Mindmeister (Mind Mapping)


Youtube for your iPad

E-Flashcards

Quizlet
Study Blue

For those of use that use Chrome I highly suggest you go to the web store and search for BIODIGITAL HUMAN its free and easy to use!

University of Virginia's Introduction to Radiology: an online interactive tutorial
http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/rad/

University of Washington's Musculoskeltal Radiology
http://www.rad.washington.edu/academics/academic-sections/msk/muscle-atlas

Google Drive is great for working on group papers and presentations (you will need a gmail account, which I highly suggest!)