It is CAPA's mission to ADVOCATE AND PROMOTE the PA profession by representing PAs.

CAPA strives to do this by providing professional development, education, representation and legislative advocacy for all Colorado PAs. CAPA believes in access to and delivery of quality medical care for all Coloradans and promotes a commitment to team-based care to enhance the health and wellness of the people of Colorado.

The Colorado Academy of PAs represents Physician Assistants in the state, promotes the Physician Assistant profession within the state, and furthers education of our members.


Keep up with CAPA's recent news, upcoming events, special announcements, and more!

Join us for the OVEE screening of "The Providers"

We invite you to join us at this OVEE screening of The Providers at Saturday, March 9th at 7:00 pm EST/ 5:00 pm MST. We will be screening an hour version of the film and will be followed by 30 minutes of facilitated discussion/ Q&A.

Advocacy Donation

We are working closely with our lobbyist to update physician assistant practice laws to reflect how Physician Assistants practice throughout different specialties. Please consider considered supporting us in this effort by giving today!


There are many reasons, but most importantly because we do the following...

Provide legislative advocacy for ALL Colorado PAs.

Offer community health education projects & continuing education for PAs.


Help ensure proper regulation and utilization of PAs in Colorado.


Promote the PA profession to Colorado's lay and medical community.

We embrace the strength of our members and constituent and partner organizations to speak with one voice for the profession and work together to transform health.


A PA is a nationally certified and state licensed medical professional

Why I Became a PA

"The length of time in schooling, the cost of schooling, the level of autonomy, the ability to change specialties, respect from staff / peers, annual salary, and training under the medical model are just a few reasons why becoming a PA is the most appealing option to me compared to the other provider roles and allied health fields."

Why Your Job as a PA Matters

A commitment to caring is the foundation of the physician assistant profession – and has been since the profession began. As patient advocates and educators, PAs help people use the health care system more efficiently and effectively.

Job Opportunities

Whether you are a PA looking for job openings or an employer interested in posting a new job, CAPA's career center will help find what you need!

Award Nominations

Click here to submit a nomination for PA of the Year Award, PA Preceptor of the Year Award, PA Team of the Year Award, or Student Scholarship Award.
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