CAPA Membership

As the PA profession continues to evolve, CAPA and its members are on the forefront of that evolution. It’s important that every PA be a part of this growing PA movement to educate, inform and communicate the role and the positive impact PAs have the overall healthcare ecosystem.

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History

Learn about CAPA’s history and see the progress made for California PAs.

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CAPA’s Political Action Committee

Donate to the CAPA PAC and help forge relationships with California State Senators who represent you. Donate Now!

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Jobs

CAPA members have exclusive access to jobs posted on the CAPA website. Employers know CAPA is the best resource for attracting qualified candidates. Check the site often!

The Power of a PA

We believe in the power of a PA. We work as part of a healthcare team and add value, efficiency and quality to patient care. We empower the team around us, helping shape the quality of patient care in the process.

Latest News

Now Open To PAs!

The Advanced Provider Response Unit is an innovative response model that will deploy an ambulance utilizing a PA or NP who has primary and emergency care experience, together with an EMS Captain.  Changing the name from NP1 to AP15 allows the LAFD to staff the ...

PA Salaries Rise as State Hurdles Fall

States are easing barriers that in the past led to redundant tasks or slowed the ability of patients to get the care they needed in a timely fashion. And when states lift such barriers, AAPA figures show PAs making $2,000 to $4,000 more annually.

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I always encourage my students to join CAPA. The organization needs the student perspective and it’s the best way to help ignite change in our profession. It’s invigorating to see the next generation of PAs so energized. They’re going to do big things.

Sandra Fineman, PA-C, Marshall B. Ketchum University

2017-03-01T11:10:06+00:00

Sandra Fineman, PA-C, Marshall B. Ketchum University

I always encourage my students to join CAPA. The organization needs the student perspective and it’s the best way to help ignite change in our profession. It’s invigorating to see the next generation of PAs so energized. They’re going to do big things.
CAPA is taking us in a bold new direction. I think I speak for every PA when I say that it’s time that we are recognized for the value and professionalism we deliver to patients as a critical part of the healthcare team. We know our value, and CAPA does too, and it’s time to let everyone know.

Ray Contino, MPA, PA-C, Kaiser Permanente

2017-03-01T11:42:00+00:00

Ray Contino, MPA, PA-C, Kaiser Permanente

CAPA is taking us in a bold new direction. I think I speak for every PA when I say that it’s time that we are recognized for the value and professionalism we deliver to patients as a critical part of the healthcare team. We know our value, and CAPA does too, and it’s time to let everyone know.
There’s never been a better time to be a PA, and never been a better time to become a CAPA member. PAs have long been misunderstood, and CAPA is taking steps to inform the public, the healthcare industry and its members that PAs are critical to patient care. We’re medical professionals with advanced training who are invaluable resources to the medical teams we work with. We empower healthcare!

Roy Guizado, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, CAPA President

2017-03-07T16:23:20+00:00

Roy Guizado, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, CAPA President

There’s never been a better time to be a PA, and never been a better time to become a CAPA member. PAs have long been misunderstood, and CAPA is taking steps to inform the public, the healthcare industry and its members that PAs are critical to patient care. We’re medical professionals with advanced training who are invaluable resources to the medical teams we work with. We empower healthcare!
CAPA’s efforts are directed at PA students, PA schools, insurers, hospitals, other health professional associations and the general public. It’s time to be bold, honest, focused and inspirational about PAs and CAPA. Working together we make a difference in our profession, with patients and the healthcare team.

Gaye Breyman, CAE, CAPA Executive Director

2017-03-07T16:24:18+00:00

Gaye Breyman, CAE, CAPA Executive Director

CAPA’s efforts are directed at PA students, PA schools, insurers, hospitals, other health professional associations and the general public. It’s time to be bold, honest, focused and inspirational about PAs and CAPA. Working together we make a difference in our profession, with patients and the healthcare team.
I always encourage my students to join CAPA. The organization needs the student perspective and it’s the best way to help ignite change in our profession. It’s invigorating to see the next generation of PAs so energized. They’re going to do big things.

Sandra Fineman, PA-C, Marshall B. Ketchum University

2017-03-07T16:24:42+00:00

Sandra Fineman, PA-C, Marshall B. Ketchum University

I always encourage my students to join CAPA. The organization needs the student perspective and it’s the best way to help ignite change in our profession. It’s invigorating to see the next generation of PAs so energized. They’re going to do big things.