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|Become a WAPA Member|
Welcome! We invite you to join your professional organization today and make the Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistant your practice partner. WAPA provides leadership, advocacy, education and information to help you serve your patients, your community, and your profession.The WAPA membership year runs from January 1 to December 31. Scroll below to join online today, or download a 2017 membership application.
NOTE TO CURRENT MEMBERS:
Please do not complete a new online application. Instead, SIGN IN to your existing membership account at the right, and proceed to "Renew Your Membership."
FELLOW MEMBER - $150 (First year is only $25 for new members)
A Fellow member is an individual who is a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and meets the WAPA Constitution’s definition of a PA under Article VIII: is currently or was at one time recognized as a PA by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board; or, any Wisconsin PA who is NCCPA certified or board eligible and who is a graduate of an AMA approved PA program). Fellow members who belong to more than one state academy may vote on AAPA issues in only one chapter. A fellow member has full voting privileges, shall be entitled to the privilege of the floor, and may hold office.
MEMBER - $150 (First year is only $25 for new members)
A Member shall include any Wisconsin PA as identified in the Fellow Member category, but who is not a fellow member of the AAPA. A member is entitled to all the privileges of WAPA, except those that conflict with AAPA policy.
AFFILIATE MEMBER - $150
Affiliate members shall include any non-Wisconsin/out-of-state nationally certified PA, or a physician, RN or other allied health professional. An affiliate member shall have privilege of the floor but shall not be entitled to vote or hold office.
SUSTAINING MEMBER - $50
Sustaining members shall include any PA who has had at least five (5) years of membership as either a fellow member or member of WAPA, and has retired from clinical practice or is leaving clinical practice as a PA for an indefinite period of time. A sustaining member shall have the privilege of the floor but shall not be entitled to hold office.
STUDENT MEMBER - $20
Student members shall include any student enrolled in an approved PA program in Wisconsin. A student member shall be entitled to the privilege of the floor but shall not have a vote. Student members shall have one voting representative per PA program on the Board.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBER - $ 150
Organizational members shall include any group practice, clinic, hospital, nursing home, university health service or other institutions that provides health care and is ineligible for any other category. An organizational member shall not be entitled to the privilege of the floor, nor are they entitled to vote or hold office. PAs are not eligible to join this category.
JOIN ONLINE!Begin by selecting your membership type below.
**Please note, if you are an AAPA member please register as a Fellow**