Our mission is to empower PAs through advocacy and education; providing resources for physician assistants as well as the community in the pursuit of excellence for team-based medicine. 

Resources for PAs and Employers



The RIAPA Career Center is part of a National Network that helps team up PAs with Employers seeking to hire them.

Prescription Monitoring Program

You are required by Law to register with the PMP if you prescribe controlled substances.  This means if you have a DEA Number you should probably be registered with the PMP. 

It's Free!

About the PMP

Register Here

Register with the Prescription Monitoring Program.

Opioid Prescribing Regulations

RI has NEW MANDATORY Prescribing requirements that limit how you can prescribe opioid pain medication.

This is includes limits on amount and strength.  

Read the requirements here:

Opioid Prescribing Rules

There is also a new mandatory CME requirement for 8 hrs of approved Opioid Training. 

Physicians Health Program

The Physician Health Committee of the Rhode Island Medical Society has helped hundreds of physicians, dentists, podiatrists and physician assistants address personal problems that can compromise professional performance. It is a medical peer review committee maintained voluntarily by the Rhode Island Medical Society since 1978. As a peer review body, the Committee enjoys the strong protection of both Rhode Island and federal law for the confidentiality of its work.

Click Here > Rhode Island PHP

See Something, Say Something

If you know a PA, Doctor or Dentist that may be suffering from Depression, Addiction, Mental Health Challenges, Cognitive Decline, Serious Health Issues or Behavior Issues and wish to discuss your concerns in confidence then please call the Physicians' Health Program.  

Click here for more information or to make a referral.

More Info on the PHP

Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants
405 Promenade St.  Suite A
Providence, R.I, 02908

Marc Bialek, MBA
Executive Director 
(401) 331-3207      mailto:info@RIAPA.org

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