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The mission of the New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants is to promote quality, cost-effective, and accessible health care to the people of New Mexico and to promote the professional and personal growth of Physician Assistants.


The NMAPA is a constituent chapter of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).


Incorporated in 1981, NMAPA is the authoritative voice of physician assistants in New Mexico.



Chapter Administration

Please contact us at

We look forward to hearing from you!

State rules and regulations

Although we try our best to answer questions that come to us about practicing as a PA in New Mexico, we simply cannot know everything. We suggest that you visit the NMMB website, or contact them using the information to the right.

Licensure in New Mexico

For licensing contact:


New Mexico Medical Board

2055 S. Pacheco

Santa Fe, NM 87505