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Join Us for the 2019 VAPAA Annual Conference!

November 4 - 8, 2019

Check-in Begins on November 3.

San Antonio, Texas

25+ CMEs Available

VAPAA is excited to invite you to our 2019 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas! The event will be held November 4 - 8, with conference check-in beginning on November 3. Registration is NOW OPEN! The conference will be hosted at the beautiful Marriott Plaza San Antonio, just steps from the River Walk! We look forward to providing an outstanding CME program and opportunities to connect with colleagues at other VAs around the nation. This conference is open to all PAs, NPs, Physicians and Nurses, members and non-members.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event in San Antonio!


Conference Hotel:

Marriott Plaza San Antonio
555 South Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

The conference will be held at the gorgeous Marriott Plaza San Antonio, just steps from the San Antonio River Walk! The hotel is conveniently located ten minutes from the San Antonio Airport. 
The room rate for VAPAA conference attendees is $140/night plus taxes and fees; per diem is $126. 

To book your room, click here.


VAPAA Member Registration Rate: $350

Non-member Registration Rate: $400

One Day Registration: $95

Late Registration Rate (after 10/11): $475

PSPA Training Only: $0

Registration includes CME, daily breakfast and snacks.

Agenda & CME Information:

This conference is currently approved for at least 25++ CMEs. 

Topics include:

A Practical Approach to the Dizzy Patient

Anti-coagulation Medication Update

Lower back pain evaluation and conservative treatment

Cardiology basics and the diagnostics and interpretation of Coronary artery disease


Collaborative effort to improve advanced liver disease (cirrhosis) care across VA


Delirium vs Dementia

Depression in the Elderly (A Primary Care Perspective)

Diagnosis and Treatment of Ear Pain for the Primary Care Provider

DM meds/treatment update

Domestic Violence

Emerging Pathogens: Are you Prepared?

HIV 2019-New Medications, New Directions


Peripheral Vascular Disease


PSB Training

Psychiatric Emergencies

VA PA Issues Update and Q&A

Sexually Transmitted Infections - The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Smoking cessation/tobacco use

Surgical Treatment of Heart Failure

Testosterone: A Practical Approach

The Legislative Process

Transgender Health in Primary Care

VA Retirement Benefits overview

*The VAPAA Membership Lunch (open to current members only) will be held on Monday, November 4th from 12:00 to 1:50 pm.

Exhibit Opportunties:

Opportunities to exhibit at the VAPAA Annual Conference are available! An exhibit table ($1000) includes:

- Networking opportunities with Physician Assistants, MD, NPs, and more medical professionals
- Complimentary registration for one company representative
- Six foot skirted exhibit table with chairs, electric and WiFi
- Recognition as an exhibitor in our printed conference materials
- Recognition as an exhibitor in our digital conference materials
- Invitation to conference social events

To learn more, please contact our Executive Director at

PO Box 355
Newport, RI 02840

VAPAA is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization. 

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