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AAPA 2024 Call for PRESENTATIONS: Deadline July 31, 2023

Posted 12 months ago by Camille Dyer

AAPA 2024 Call for Presentations

Are you a subject matter expert with a passion for sharing your knowledge? PAs want to learn from you at AAPA 2024! Complete the Call for Presentations application to be considered for CME faculty at AAPA 2024, May 18-22.

AAPA 2024 has different presentation options including hour-long lectures, hands-on workshops, and small, case-based interactive sessions. You can also submit a Fast-15 proposal to provide a quick, 15-minute guidelines update, with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Those with limited national speaking experience can submit a New to the Stage proposal and, if accepted, will be matched with a seasoned speaker to guide them through the faculty experience.

To ensure a balanced conference CME program, all submissions are reviewed and evaluated by a committee of your peers. The evaluation process is competitive; about half of the submissions are accepted.

If your presentation is selected, you will be informed by early 2024.

Presentation Ideas

  • Offer interactive case studies in your area of expertise.
  • Provide clinical pearls on a topic on a favorite topic.
  • Discuss the latest cutting-edge procedures or treatments.
  • Provide a thorough review for individuals preparing for certification or recertification.

Benefits of Being an AAPA Conference CME Speaker

  • Enhance your professional standing and add to your curriculum vitae.
  • Elevate your speaking expertise from a statewide to a national audience.
  • Network and make connections within the PA community.

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Additional Information

  • All PA faculty must be current members of AAPA at the time of participation and must register for AAPA 2024.
  • CME is scheduled each day of AAPA 2024 (Saturday-Wednesday). Please do not submit a proposal unless you are able to appear any day of the conference.
  • All submissions must be completed online by July 31, 2023. High-caliber submissions that follow instructions and are well-thought-out and organized generally rank higher. We encourage applicants with speaking experience to highlight it in their submission. Less experienced speakers are encouraged to present locally before applying for the national conference.
  • Sales pitches for products or services disguised as CME proposals will be eliminated.
  • Lectures are usually between 45-50 minutes with the last 10-15 minutes left for questions and answers.
    • Small Interactive Sessions are usually case-based with discussion throughout the 60 minutes.
    • Fast-15 presentations are usually guidelines update: a brief lecture followed by questions (15 minutes of lecture and 15 minutes of questions).
    • New to the Stage presentations are 20-minute lectures with 10 minutes for mentor feedback.
    • Clinical workshops have didactic and hands-on application components and vary in length of time (between 2-4 hours).
  • Audiences range in size from 50-3,500.
  • Faculty compensation varies based on session type, length, number of faculty, and met deadlines. Discounted registration is included as part of the compensation. Travel, housing, and additional expenses will be booked and paid by individual faculty.
  • Conference faculty earn AAPA Category 1 CME credit for presenting their session.