Mission Statement

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.

Latest News & Updates

  • in Webinars

    Psychological Health Webinar

    The Defense Health Agency (DHA) Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE) provides the Military Health System with current and emerging psychological health clinical and educational information. In support of these efforts, we will be hosting our free monthly webinar series on 14 December 2017 from 1– 2:30 p.m. (ET). This month’s educ...
  • in Legislation

    Amendment to Policy 15-05, Prescribing Practices Policy and Guidelines

    MAPA is pleased to share that last week the Board of Registration of Medicine amended their regulations to align with federal policy guidelines allowing PAs who have completed the appropriate training and who are qualified to prescribe buprenorphine under state and federal law to prescribe buprenorphine in Massachusetts. This is effective immediate...