Member Resources

Start here to access all of your member benefits. If you have any questions, contact us for support.

Fellow | $295

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.

Learning
Choose from more than 250 free or discounted activities in Learning Central.

Career
Take your career to the next level with the essential resources in Career Central.

Clinical
Members receive exclusive discounts on a variety of popular clinical tools.

Advocacy
AAPA supports the profession via state and national advocacy – and helps you be your own advocate.

News & Publications
Stay informed with trusted updates from your professional association.

  • JAAPA – AAPA’s monthly clinical journal, with CME in each print and digital issue
  • AAPA Medical Watch – a daily clinical email
  • News and professional insights
Sustaining | $100
As a sustaining member, you have access to most of AAPA’s benefits and services. Sustaining members are PAs who graduated from a PA program accredited by ARC-PA (or a predecessor agency), but have chosen not to actively practice in the profession and opt to be classified as sustaining members. Sustaining members shall be entitled to privileges of the floor of the AAPA House of Delegates. However, they may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community, or the AAPA Salary Report.

Learning
Choose from more than 250 free or discounted activities in Learning Central.

Career
Take your career to the next level with the essential resources in Career Central.

Clinical
Members receive exclusive discounts on a variety of popular clinical tools.

Advocacy
AAPA supports the profession via state and national advocacy.

News & Publications
Stay current with clinical news and updates on the PA profession.

  • JAAPA – AAPA’s monthly clinical journal, with CME in each print and digital issue
  • AAPA Medical Watch – a daily clinical email alert
  • News and professional insights
Retired | $75
As a retired member, you have access to nearly all of AAPA’s benefits and services. Retired members are PAs who are former fellow members, have chosen to retire from practice, and opt to be classified as retired members. Retired members are entitled to privileges of the floor of the AAPA House of Delegates, but may not vote or hold office.

Learning
Choose from more than 250 free or discounted activities in Learning Central.

Career
Stay connected to your PA career with these essential resources in Career Central.

  • AAPA Salary Report – the most comprehensive PA compensation data
  • Job Search – resources to help you find a new opportunity
  • Huddle – a members-only online community

Clinical
Members receive exclusive discounts on a variety of popular clinical tools.

Advocacy
AAPA supports the profession via state and national advocacy – and helps you be your own advocate.

News & Publications
Stay informed with trusted updates from your national professional association.

  • JAAPA – AAPA’s clinical journal, released monthly with CME in each issue
  • Medical Watch – a daily clinical resource
  • News and professional insights
Student | $75
As a student member, you have access to all of AAPA’s benefits and services. Student membership is for students currently enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited program. Your one-time $75 dues keeps your membership active until you graduate!

For a full list of benefits check out our Student Resources page.

Learning
Resources to support your educational journey from the classroom to the clinic.

Career
Begin your PA career with the resources and expertise found in Career Central.

Clinical
Save on popular products and services essential for students.

Advocacy
AAPA supports the profession via state and national advocacy – and helps you be your own advocate.

News & Publications
Stay informed with clinical news and professional updates:

  • JAAPA AAPA’s monthly clinical journal, with CME in each print and digital issue
  • AAPA Medical Watch – a daily clinical email
  • News and professional insights
Affiliate | $100
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. Affiliate 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.

News & Publications
Stay current with clinical news and updates on the PA profession.

  • JAAPA – AAPA’s monthly clinical journal, with CME in each print and digital issue
  • AAPA Medical Watch – a daily clinical email
  • News and professional insights

Career
Prepare for a PA career, learn more about the PA career path, and save with special offers.

Learning
Access to Learning Central, which includes 250+ free or discounted CME activities.

Physician | $150
As a physician member, you have access to most of AAPA’s benefits and services. 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.

News & Publications
Stay current with clinical news and updates on the PA profession.

  • JAAPA – AAPA’s monthly clinical journal, with CME in each print and digital issue
  • AAPA Medical Watch – a daily clinical email alert
  • News and professional insights

Career
Enhance your career with resources from AAPA and our partners.

Learning
Access to Learning Central, which includes 250+ free or discounted CME activities.

Associate | $200
As an associate member, you have access to most of AAPA’s benefits and services. 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. Associate members are not entitled to privileges of the floor of the AAPA House of Delegates, may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

News & Publications
Stay current with clinical news and updates on the PA profession.

  • JAAPA – AAPA’s monthly clinical journal, with CME in each print and digital issue
  • AAPA Medical Watch – a daily clinical email alert
  • News and professional insights

Career
Find essential resources in our Career Central that inform you about the PA profession.

Learning
Access to Learning Central, which includes 250+ free or discounted CME activities.

Membership dues are not deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense or an itemized miscellaneous deduction subject to the restrictions imposed due to AAPA’s lobbying activities. The nondeductible portion of your annual dues spent on lobbying activities is about 5.37 percent. In addition, $23 of annual AAPA membership dues covers a one-year subscription (12 issues) to the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA).

Contributions to the AAPA Political Action Committee (PA PAC) are voluntary and NOT tax deductible. Federal law requires PACs to report the name, mailing address, occupation and name of employer for each individual whose contributions exceed $200 in a calendar year. Please contact your CPA or tax specialist with questions. Membership is non-refundable.