NAPA is a world-wide organization representing Navy Physician Assistants

The Naval Association of Physician Assistants was founded in 1976 as a constituent organization of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). NAPA represents and promotes the interests of Navy PAs.


Neither the Department of the Navy nor any other component of the Department of Defense has approved, endorsed, or authorized this website or any contents published on or linked to from it.

2020 NAPA Challenge Coins

The NAPA Coin has been redesigned for 2020:

NAPA 2020 Challenge Coin

Prices are $12 for non-members or $10 for members (plus tax and shipping)

Members should log in and will see updated price on the Members page (click Members in the menu at top right).

 Click the button below for a secure online checkout -- and be sure to include your shipping information.


NAPA Leadership Opportunities

Don't just sit on the sidelines, get involved. These leadership opportunities are very important and career-enhancing.


2019 NAPA Leadership Nominations

NAPA Chapter President-Elect and Student Director - see here

NAPA-East and NAPA-West President, Vice-President and Secretary - see here


If you are a member who is interested in becoming more involved in NAPA activities, please consider the following positions. These are outstanding leadership opportunities:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Active Duty Director At Large
  • Awards Chair
  • Webmaster Chair
  • CME Chair
  • Legislative Affairs
  • BOD Representative
  • Student BOD Member

If your time is limited or you are more interested in short-term projects, consider the following:

  • Write an article for The Navigator - NAPA's newsletter
  • Provide ideas/suggestions for the NAPA website
  • Identify non-dues revenue opportunities to support the organizations operations, CME development, etc.
  • Recruit a member to join NAPA (or encourage a member to renew membership)

Interested in any of these activities or have others in mind? Contact us.