Association of Family Practice PAs & NPs

 Fostering the educational and professional interests of Family Practice Clinicians

Who we are

AFPPANP seeks to provide a base for mentoring future PAs & NPs, promotes relevant Continuing Education resources, and disseminates employment opportunities. Additionally, the AFPPANP provides information relevant to the Family Practice discipline and subject matter experts to all interested parties, and advocates for PAs and NPs as Primary Care Providers and to be independently reimbursed for health care services provided by PAs and NPs to our patients.

As an Advanced Practice Clinician practicing family medicine you want to improve the quality of life of the patients you serve in your community. The AFPPANP wants to support the incredible work NPs and PAs do and to help you achieve your highest potential as a healthcare practitioner. 

Our Mission

The mission of the Association of Family Practice PAs & NPs is to foster the educational and professional interests of Family Practice Clinicians collectively known as Advanced Practice Clinicians, by promoting clinical and academic excellence and providing a forum for assembling and distributing information important to our profession. 


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Member Benefits

Connection: Connecting to a larger group of PAs and NPs, banding together to produce positive results for public health nation wide.

Conferences: AFPPANP holds annual CME Conferences that provide quality education and networking for PAs and NPs. We always strive to find the latest and most relevant lectures, informative and interactive workshops, along with plenty of quality time networking with vendors and exhibitors.

Public Policy / Advocacy: Our society offers contribution to the strong advocacy programs centered on assuring that PA and NP voices are being heard, and making sure we always keep our members up to date on issues in the public health arena.

Free Informational Services: The association keeps members in touch with each other and current issues through the association’s web site and email updates of emerging issues relevant to PAs and NPs. Our members remain informed about the latest in the industry.

Job Advertisements: As a member of AFPPANP, you receive three (3) free job advertisements for your own clinic or for your employer.    

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2020 Annual CME Conference

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Member Highlights

  • AFPPANP's very own secretary, Kim Zuber, PA-C, recently published an article in CJASN (Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) entitled, 'Nephrology Advanced Practitioners in the United States, 2010-2018'. To read the article, click the link here!
  • Angela Diuble, PA a AFPPANP member and her sister Lilly Diuble run a nonprofit with their family. "My family runs a nonprofit.  My kids are awesome. And, I'm the chaos coordinator." To read more on their accomplishments, click here!

  • After 35 years of practicing as a Physician Assistant, member Gary Cripe, PA-C as retired.


AFPPANP Recommended Podcasts

Counseling: Putting it All Together - Blaine Carmichael, RN, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

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