Welcome to the Official Organization for
Physician Assistants who practice in Orthopaedics
Recent PAOS News
October 4, 2015
Thank you to all the PAs who work tirelessly to provide excellent patient care throughout America! Hear from medical experts about why America Needs PAs - Learn More...
June 1, 2015
PAOS CME in Chicago!
We are looking forward to more than 600 PAs joining us in Chicago, IL,
August 17 - 21, 2015 - as we continue our commitment to providing
excellent orthopaedic specific CME lectures Learn More...
April 22, 2015
PAOS @ AAOE 2015
PAOS exhibits at the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE) Annual Meeting. Thanks to Tricia Marriott, Kemuel Carey and Mike Harvey for representing PAOS at this meeting! Learn More...
April 6, 2015
VTE Prevention in Hip & Knee arthroplasty
Does your practice involve hip & knee arthroplasty? Learn more about VTE in this patient population! AAPA Learning Central module - Learn More...
March 27, 2015
2015 AAOS Annual Meeting
PAOS was represent in Las Vegas at the 2015 AAOS Annual Meeting by Sam Dyer, MHS, PA-C, Kemuel Carey, MHS, PA-C, ATC, and Tricia Marriott, MPAS, PA-C. It was a great week in the exhibit hall Learn More...
February 6, 2015
PAOS forms alliance with AOA Own The Bone
PAOS forms an alliance with American Orthopaedic Association's Own The Bone program to promote increased awareness and improving the care of patients with osteoporosis and related fractures. In Learn More...
November 26, 2014
JAAOS - New PAOS Member Benefit!
PAOS has signed an agreement with Wolters Kluwer to provide PAOS members access to the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) more commonly referred to as Learn More...
October 30, 2014
Harris Poll Shows PAs Are Trusted Healthcare Providers Who Improve Access
93 percent of respondents who have seen a PA agree PAs provide excellent patient service
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A new nationwide study confirms that patients Learn More...
1160 PAs completed the 2014 PAOS Practice / Salary Survey! We provide the most comprehensive survey related to PAs practicing in orthopaedic surgery. (* For comparison, the latest MGMA data reports data for 323 PAs who work in orthopaedic surgery)
Congrats to Sarah B. for completing the survey and being randomly selected to receive the FREE 2015 PAOS CME Registration!
Congrats to Paul C., Jeniffer J., Byron G., Courtney W., and Tara S. for completing the survey and being randomly selected to receive a FREE ANNUAL PAOS membership!
A few stats:
Mean compensation: $115,906.67 (view full report for break down by years of experience and region)
Mean annual bonus: $15,784.70 (view full report for additional details)
Only 14.12% of PAs share a clinic schedule with their SP all of the time.
52.82% of PAs take call for their practice (see the full report for details including compensation)
Details on Gender, on-call, benefits, tasks, plus much more is available in the 47 page report.
PAOS members: FREE! If you are not a member, join us for the nominal fee of $125/year!
We are looking forward to more than 600 PAs joining us in Scottsdale, AZ, August 22 - 26, 2016 - as we continue our commitment to providing excellent orthopaedic specific CME lectures and workshops in a great location! Learn More...
The Susan Lindahl Memorial Scholarship was established in 1998. The establishment of this Memorial Scholarship fund was to cultivate and attract young physician assistant students into the field of orthopedics.