Society of Air Force Physician Assistants

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Who we are:

Dedicated to providing deployable trusted care around the world

Air Force Physician Assistants exemplify the diversity of their profession and are paving the way in several aspects of medicine. They are providing cutting-edge care to our Total Force, retired, and dependent beneficiaries across the globe. As PA’s, they have opportunities to practice their skills in a variety of specialties and roles. They can go on to attend doctorate awarding fellowships in Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, and ENT. They are leading Aerospace research teams, caring for our aviators, building international health care systems and relationships and providing direct support for our Special Operations teams across the globe.


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The Society of Air Force Physician Assistants (SAFPA) is a professional organization serving the needs of active duty, retired, and reserve Air Force physician assistants.


The mission of SAFPA is to promote quality, cost-effective, and accessible health care and to promote the professional and personal development of Air Force physician assistants.

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SAFPA Poster Contest 

SAFPA is excited to announce the 2nd Annual AFPARC Poster Contest! This is open to all AF PAs, IPAP students, and SAFPA members. The poster presentation can vary from original research projects, case studies, or PA experiences. In addition to showcasing research PAs are accomplishing throughout the year, there are cash prizes for the top three winners!

First Place receives $300 Visa gift card, 2nd place $200, and 3rd place $100.

Even better news: Deadline is 14 Feb and you do NOT need to be present to win! 

Application and more info under the "Events" tab. 

Please contact Maj Sims at or DSN: 315-225-5202 or +1(210)269-1128 with submissions or questions. 

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