Click here to read about TAPA's 2023 award recipients.

TAPA is currently accepting nominations for its 2024 TAPA Awards Program. This program recognizes those individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty to care for patients, represent the profession, and prepare and train future PAs. Awards are given in the following categories: 

  • PA of the Year
  • PA Student of the Year
  • Preceptor of the Year
  • Educator of the Year

Nominations are accepted from PAs, collaborating physicians, PA students and program faculty. To nominate an individual, click here to print off a nomination form. Be sure to include documentation as to why your candidate is deserving of this award and identify the specific award category for consideration. The deadline to submit nominations is July 31, 2024.

All nominations should be submitted to:

PO Box 150785

Nashville, TN 37215
[email protected] 
(615) 463-0036 fax

Thank you for helping us recognized those individuals who work each day to promote and further the PA profession. Awards are presented at a celebration held in conjunction with FallFest, and we hope you will be able to join us for this inspiring presentation.

TAPA is also seeking volunteers to serve on the Awards Committee to judge nominations. If you are interested in serving in this capacity, please email [email protected]. Awards Committee business is conducted via email and conference call.