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PA Education

Stay current, connected, and confident, from rotations to recertification.





Rotation Crash Course

  • FREE podcast to get you up to speed for every PA rotation
  • Show notes including tables, diagrams, and resources to build your confidence for your first day and beyond
  • Continuous support to balance the challenges of your clinical year, crush your PANCE, and land your ideal job
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    End of Rotation Practice Exams

  • 7 practice core rotation exams (800+ questions)
  • Written by PAs, for future PAs
  • FREE with AAPA membership
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    Certification and Recertification



  • 72+ hours of on-demand, comprehensive video education
  • 2250+ questions and detailed answer explanations in an adaptive Qbank
  • Up to 253 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME
  • Detailed performance data to focus your study time
  • Pass guarantee

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    AAPA PANRE-LA Reference Guide

  • Searchable, NCCPA-informed reference guide
  • Written and peer-reviewed by our team of seasoned PA-Cs
  • Up to 18.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits
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    MOC and Self-Assessments

    AAPA Primary Care RAP

    AAPA Primary Care RAP (Reviews and Perspectives) Podcast

  • Engaging, practical Primary Care content every month
  • Written summaries and pearls
  • Up to 42 AMA Category 1 Credits™ per year
  • 3 months free for AAPA members
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    AAPA General Practice Self-Assessment

  • 100+ question self-assessment, mapped to the NCCPA General Practice Blueprint
  • Detailed reports and answer explanations
  • 20 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits
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    AAPA Emergency Medicine Self-Assessment

  • 100+ question self-assessment, mapped to the NCCPA Emergency Medicine Blueprint
  • Detailed reports and answer explanations
  • 24 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits
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    Meet the Faculty


    Katie Iverson, MPAS, PA-C

    Director of Education, Hippo Education
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Carver College of Medicine

    Katie Iverson has spent most of her clinical tenure working in Emergency Medicine, but her true passion is medical education. She counts every day teaching and mentoring medical and PA students to be a gift. She has been awarded several interdisciplinary teaching awards at the Carver College of Medicine. She is an avid fan of Hawkeye Football and her Star Wars Lego collection is the envy of all who have ever enjoyed assembling those beautiful little colored bricks.


    Paul Jhun, MD FAAEM

    University of California San Francisco
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
    VP of Education, Hippo Education

    Faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco in the Department of Emergency Medicine, winner of multiple teaching awards including Faculty of the Year at the University of Southern California.Paul, a sweets connoisseur, has been known to whip up a mean monkey bread from time to time.


    Adrian Banning, MMS, PA-C, DHSc

    Faculty, Delaware Valley University Physician Assistant Program

    Dr. Banning has been a full-time PA educator since 2008, having taught many different topics and having led many different courses with particular experience teaching evidence-based medicine topics and clinical medicine. Since 2008, she has held multiple roles including Research Coordinator and Director of Innovation and Development.

    Adrian's clinical focus is primary care, having had a proud focus on the veteran population before transitioning to education and research. She has also provided primary care in an acute psychiatric setting. Dr. Banning is interested in utilizing and applying evidence-based medicine and education effectively, adult learning strategies, improving empathetic patient-provider communication and the overlap between art and science. Adrian is a first-generation college student and supports increasing diversity and pay equity in the PA profession. Dr. Banning finds the greatest reward as an educator to be supporting students in meeting their educational and career goals while maintaining their well-being.


    Kristopher R. Maday, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA

    Associate Professor, Program Director
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Physician Assistant Program

    Kristopher Maday is the program director for the Physician Assistant Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. He has been a practicing PA since 2007 and has experience in trauma, surgery, critical care, emergency medicine, internal medicine, and nutritional support. He has been a full-time academician since 2011 and has won several institutional and national awards for PA education and teaching. He has authored/co-authored thirteen peer reviewed articles, nine textbook chapters, and has twenty-seven regional and national presentations.


    Vicky Pittman, MPAP, PA-C

    Director of Education, Hippo Education

    Vicky Pittman attended the Keck School of Medicine of USC Physician Assistant Program. Since graduation she has worked in emergency medicine and urgent care in Oregon, New Jersey, and Tennessee. She serves as an Adjunct Professor for South College PA program in Knoxville, TN and has precepted numerous PA and NP students. In her free time, she loves hiking around eastern Tennessee with her family and her fluffy corgi, Sir Winston Furchill.


    Chelsey Meachum, MPAS, PA-C, DScPAS

    Physician Assistant- Medical Editor, Hippo Education

    Chelsey Meachum attended the University of Iowa Physician Assistant Program. She has been a certified PA for over 10 years and has spent the majority of her career practicing in Women’s Health. She also worked as an independent contractor for the U.S. military in Fort Bliss, Texas clearing soldiers with pre- and post-deployment physical and mental health assessments. She received her Doctoral degree in Physician Assistant Studies with a concentration in Educational Leadership in 2020. Chelsey works as a Medical Editor for all of the PA products at Hippo Education. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their young daughter, enjoying the outdoors, reading, and traveling.


    Aaron Bright, MD

    Assistant Professor, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

    Dr. Bright graduated from the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine and completed an internship in internal medicine before training in emergency medicine at the LAC+USC Dept. of Emergency Medicine where he served as Chief resident. From there he went into community practice in the Los Angeles area eventually becoming medical director at a major metropolitan hospital. He later returned to academics as Assistant Professor and medical director of the emergency department at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is the co-founder and CEO of Hippo Education.


    Paul Simmons, MD

    Faculty Physician, St Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program, Grand Junction, CO


    Ilene Claudius, MD

    Associate Professor, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


    Cam Berg, MD

    CMIO, North Memorial Health


    Amal Mattu, MD

    Professor, Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine


    Carlan Wendler, MD

    Professor, Emergency Medicine, Hope Africa University


    Sean Nordt, MD PharmD

    Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Chapman and UCI


    Stuart Swandron, MD, FAAEM

    Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medical Education, Keck School of Medicine


    Brandon Grove, MD

    Assistant Professor, Director of Medical Clinics, Marshall B. Ketchum University


    Sanjay Arora, MD

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California


    Jenny Jaque, MD

    Ob/Gyn Physician, Kaiser Permanente 


    Roy Benaroch, MD

    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University


    Chan Lowe, MD

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Banner-Diamond Children's Medical Center/The University of Arizona


    Parul Bhatia, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    USC Keck School of Medicine
    Children's Hospital Los Angeles


    Jeffrey Tabas, MD, FAAEM

    Professor, UCSF

    About Hippo Education


    Lifelong learning should be something you look forward to. It should remind you why you practice medicine, not just how.

    At Hippo, we’re a world-class group of clinicians obsessed with delivering a lasting impact far beyond CME credit. We make practice-changing education that respects your time, attention span, and humanity. So when you choose Hippo, you’re choosing what’s best for you, all while delivering a higher standard of care for your patients.

    So if you’re tired of CME that just checks the boxes…

    And you’re looking for a community of like-minded people who are learning, growing, and doing their best work together…

    Welcome! Come join us to see how good education can really be.


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