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Learn more about becoming an AAPA member! Browse our membership categories below and see the full list of benefits for each.

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PA Memberships

As a fellow member, you have access to all of AAPA’s benefits and services. A fellow member is a PA member who either graduated from a PA program accredited by ARC-PA (or a predecessor agency) or passed PANCE. Fellow members may vote and hold office.

  • CME – Choose from 250+ free and discounted CME activities. Plus, save on live events, on-demand offerings, videos, and podcasts.
  • Head to Career Central for exclusive resources and professional tools – like our popular Salary Report or PA Portfolio.
  • Add your voice to efforts to advance your profession at the federal, state, and grassroots levels.

JOIN/RENEWSEE BENEFITS Also see the benefits available to Retired and Sustaining memberships.

Membership Types

PA Memberships

As a fellow member, you have access to all of AAPA’s benefits and services. A fellow member is a PA member who either graduated from a PA program accredited by ARC-PA (or a predecessor agency) or passed PANCE. Fellow members may vote and hold office.

  • CME – Choose from 250+ free and discounted CME activities. Plus, save on live events, on-demand offerings, videos, and podcasts.
  • Head to Career Central for exclusive resources and professional tools – like our popular Salary Report or PA Portfolio.
  • Add your voice to efforts to advance your profession at the federal, state, and grassroots levels.

JOIN/RENEWSEE BENEFITS Also see the benefits available to Retired and Sustaining memberships.

PA Student Membership

Student membership is for students currently enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited program. Just a one-time $75 payment keeps your membership active until you graduate!

  • Succeed in the classroom with your free Maxwell Quick Medical Reference, Lippincott resources, and more.
  • Kick -start your career with the Salary Report and stay on track with checklists and videos from Career Central.
  • Network with PAs and PA students across the country in Huddle with Mentor Match.

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Pre-PA Student Affiliate Membership

Preparing for PA school? As a Pre-PA Student affiliate member, you’ll get free resources and exclusive discounts on helpful tools. Stay ahead of the curve on deadlines, interviews, applications, and more.

  • Get access to PA program application guides, including an application timeline and checklist.
  • Tap into exclusive discounts on resources to help with test prep and interviewing.
  • Know what to expect with career guides, legislative information, clinical news, and more.

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Affiliate Membership

As an affiliate member, you have access to most of AAPA’s benefits and services. Affiliate members are pre-PA students and other healthcare professionals who want to stay current with the PA profession.

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Associate Membership

Associate members are representatives of businesses that sell products or services to PAs or individuals employed by government agencies who do not qualify for any other membership category.

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Physician Membership

Physician members are licensed physicians who wish to associate with AAPA. Physician members shall be entitled to privileges of the floor of the AAPA House of Delegates, but may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

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Featured Benefits

Salary Report

Negotiate better contracts, keep pace with your peers, and get an edge when it counts. FREE to AAPA fellow, student and retired members.

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Huddle

Network with your peers and collaborate to solve career and clinical challenges on AAPA’s members only online community, Huddle. FREE to AAPA fellow, student and retired members.

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JAAPA

Stay fresh on your clinical knowledge and earn CME in each print and digital issue of AAPA’s monthly clinical journal, JAAPA.

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