American Academy of Physician Assistants

House of Delegates

Policy manual and papers

Access AAPA’s Policy Manual, which contains AAPA Bylaws, Policies and Position/Policy Papers, and HOD Standing Rules. If you are an AAPA member and would like to request an electronic copy of the complete policy manual in Microsoft Word, please send an email to

HOD 101

The House of Delegates is AAPA's policymaking body. Learn about the House of Delegates, their voice in the Academy and their roles and responsibilities.

Speaker's update

Access the latest update from the HOD Speaker.

Delegate notification form and change form

Use the online notification form to officially submit your organization's elected HOD representatives. If representatives have already been submitted and changes need to be made, download the change form to complete.

Delegate list

Access the delegate list for 2016-2017.

CO Officer Compliance for HOD

This new online feature allows CO leaders to confirm that all CO officers are AAPA fellow members by viewing individual membership expiration dates. AAPA policy requires all CO officers to be AAPA fellow members. AAPA member login credentials are required to view.

Policy review chart

Access the policy review chart containing all policies due for review this leadership year and who they are assigned to.


Access the current resolution and position paper guidelines.

2016 HOD Presentations

Access AAPA CEO, Jenna Dorn's HOD Presentation (PDF)

Reference Committee reports and summary of actions

Access the past and current reference committee reports and summary of actions. AAPA member login credentials are required to view.

House Outstanding Service Award winners

View past and present House Outstanding service award winners.

House CME certificates

Access the past and current HOD CME certificates.

HOD volunteer opportunities

Submit your interest in volunteering for a number of opportunities in the HOD by completing the volunteer form.

Conflict of Interest Form

Download the AAPA Conflict of Interest Policy and Disclosure Form (PDF). 

HOD elections

If you are interested in running for a position and meet the criteria, please submit a House Officer application or a Nominating Work Group application. The pre-declaration deadline is April 1 in order to have your information included in the HOD meeting materials.