Fellow | $295

A PA member who either graduated from a PA program accredited by ARC-PA (or a predecessor agency) or passed the PANCE. Fellow members may vote and hold office.

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  • RxSavingsPlus—save patients money on prescriptions
  • Ovid MD—an online point-of-care and prescribing reference tool
  • Canopy Medical Translation—talk to patients in more than 15 languages with the app or learn and get certified in medical Spanish

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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Volunteer—make an impact on your career and the profession

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, $24 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.

Sustaining | $100

A PA who graduated from a PA program accredited by ARC-PA (or a predecessor agency), but has chosen not to actively practice in the profession and opts to be classified as a sustaining member. 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.

Basic CME Package


Basic Career Package


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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, $24 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.

Retired | $75

A PA who is a former fellow member, has chosen to retire from practice, and opts to be classified as a retired member. Retired members shall be entitled to privileges of the floor, but may not vote or hold office.

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Retired Career Package


FREE Clinical Tools


FREE Subscriptions

  • JAAPA
  • PA-Central
  • Health Monitor
  • Medical Watch
  • Huddle—AAPA’s members-only online community for getting answers on career and clinical questions.

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, $24 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.

Student | $75

A student currently enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited PA program. Student members may not vote or hold office. Your one-time $75 dues keeps your membership active until you graduate!

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Early Career Package

  • Get the most comprehensive PA compensation data with the full AAPA Salary Report.
  • Stay up to date on the latest legislative changes with PA State Laws and Regulations.
  • Start your career off strong with Career Companion, for new grads and early career PAs.
  • Search thousands of PA jobs in every setting and specialty in PA JobSource, the ultimate job board for PAs
  • Get exclusive member discounts on the clinical tool UpToDate, the PA Career Coach service, malpractice insurance, and more

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Member Discounts


FREE Subscriptions

  • JAAPA
  • PA-Central
  • Health Monitor
  • Medical Watch
  • Huddle—AAPA’s members-only online community for getting answers on career and clinical questions.

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, $24 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.

Affiliate | $100

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, but may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

Basic CME Package


Basic Career Package


FREE Clinical Tools


FREE Subscriptions

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, $24 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.

Physician | $150

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

Basic CME Package

Basic Career Package

FREE Clinical Tools

FREE Subscriptions

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, $24 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.

Associate | $200

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, may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

Basic CME Package

Basic Career Package

FREE Clinical Tools

FREE Subscriptions

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, $24 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.