Alaska Laws and Licensing
In the State of Alaska, the profession of Physician Assistant is regulated by the Alaska State Medical Board. All licensing, statutes and regulations pertaining to practicing in Alaska can be found at http://commerce.alaska.gov/dnn/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/StateMedicalBoard.aspx.
To practice in Alaska you must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. More information about the NCCPA can found at www.nccpa.net.
Other helpful links include:
- American Academy of Physician Assistants: www.aapa.org
- Alaska State Medical Association: www.aksma.org
- State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services: http://dhss.alaska.gov/Pages/default.aspx
- Alaska’s SHARP Program: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/HealthPlanning/Pages/sharp/default.aspx