• Member Benefits

    Featured Benefits

    Making a Career Move?

    Check out these member benefits below for every stage of your career.

    • PA JobLink – Search thousands of PA positions in all states and specialties online 
    • PA Career Coach – Save up to 25% on this personalized career transition and contract support service
    • Contacts and Contracts – A FREE guide to contracts, insurance, interviewing and more

    AAPA membership offers a variety of benefits to help you:

    • Complete Your CME
    • Stay Informed
    • Protect Your Profession
    • Enhance Your Career
    • Member Discounts
    • Use Clinical Tools
    • Boost Your Network
    • Get Involved
    • Learning Central − Home to more than 400 CME activities. You can store your certificates and track your CME online
    • AAPA Annual Conference − Choose from 270+ hours of top-quality CME, test out cutting-edge technology and network with more than 6,000 PAs!
    • Featured CME Programs − Discounts on featured CME, including PI and Self-Assessment
    • Live CME − Discounts on our live CME events. Find a local event near you!
    • JAAPA − Our official peer-reviewed clinical journal with CME in every issue (FREE)
    • PA Professional − Our monthly PA news magazine (FREE)
    • PA-Central − A biweekly update on upcoming events and new products (FREE)
    • Health Monitor − A bimonthly publication on general health and patient education (FREE)
    • Medical Watch − Daily e-newsletter covering the latest medical headlines (FREE)
    • Navigating Healthcare − The healthcare environment is changing rapidly. Receive in-depth information on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affects your practice and your patients.
    • Reimbursement − Information on the policies of major payers in each state, including Medicare and Medicaid
    • The Essential Guide to Reimbursement   NEW! − Maximize your legitimate reimbursement with the 3rd edition of our guide.
    • Reimbursement 101: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You   NEW! − Earn 1 hour of Category 1 Self-Assessment CME with this activity, FREE for Fellow and Student members.
    • State Laws and Regulations − Review a summary of laws for PAs in your state.
    • Issue Briefs − Learn about professional issues, state-specific and specialty-specific issues.

    Our advocacy team ensures that PAs' critical message − increasing access to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare, removing federal barriers to PA practice, patient safety and implementing healthcare reform − is heard by policy makers on Capitol Hill.

      • PA Job Link  − Search for jobs online using our nationwide job board.
      • PA Salary Report  − See what other PAs in your specialty and area are making (a $200 value FREE to members)
      • PA Career Coach     NEW!  − Get personalized career advocacy from someone who has helped thousands of PAs navigate career transitions and negotiate the best possible contracts. AAPA members save up to 25 percent.
      • Career ComPAnion  − A step-by-step guide for new PA graduates and PAs new to practice.
      • Contacts and Contracts  − Essentials for navigating professional issues and career transitions.


      Receive discounts  on career tools, insurance, travel and lifestyle goods and more!
      • UpToDate® - The evidenced-based, physician-authored resource you can trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. AAPA members receive $100 off initial annual subscription, or $50 off a subscription renewal.
      • Canopy Medical App - Choose from 15 languages to translate medical phrases from your Android or iPhone. (FREE for Fellow and Student members)
      • Ovid MD  - A centralized online source for point-of-care and research support tools for finding quick, relevant answers while with a patient.
      • Lippencott, Williams & Wilkins   NEW! - AAPA members can enjoy a 30 percent discount on all titles available at lww.com.
      Play an active role boosting PA visibility; give back to communities in need, and help shape the future role of the profession by  volunteering with us . Members are eligible to shape AAPA's legislative agenda and policy by serving in the  House of Delegates .
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