Our Purpose


The Maine Association of Physician Assistants was incorporated on April 1, 1977, as a nonprofit organization. MEAPA is representative of the physician assistants employed within the State of Maine, and its primary objective is to enhance quality medical care to the people of Maine through a process of continuing medical education to the membership, other health care workers, and the general public. As a constituent organization of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, MEAPA meets all provisions of the AAPA's bylaws and policies and upholds the principles, purposes, and philosophy for which the AAPA was founded.