MAPA Action Alert

Please call your State Senator and State Representative today! The Massachusetts State Legislature just began the start of its new two-year session, and MAPA is prioritizing two pieces of legislation for the 2017-2018 session. Read more...

MAPA Lobby Day

Please join us for MAPA Lobby Day at the State House on Wednesday, April 12th. Meet with fellow PAs at 9am followed by meetings with Representatives and Senators. Contact Sarah Christie:

Our Mission

MAPA exists to serve and represent the Physician Assistant profession in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We are committed to having a proactive influence on health care policy decision making, and to being an advocate that facilitates for the advancement of Massachusetts Physician Assistants at the state level. We are also committed to keeping our members apprised of evolving professional developments, and to providing quality educational and networking opportunities by sponsoring Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences and other events.

June 17, 2016

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy MD and MAPA President, Captain Sheri Talbot, meet to discuss the opioid crisis and the role of PAs prescribers in turning the tide.

August 2016

MAPA's Sheri Talbot and PA Program Directors meet with Governor Charlie Baker to discuss core competencies for PA opioid prescribing.