Become a WAPA Member
Welcome! We invite you to join your professional organization today and make the Wisconsin Academy of PAs your practice partner. WAPA is the only organization actively working to improve the PA practice in Wisconsin. 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 membership application.
New! As of April 2019, we are offering discounts to members of the military and students who are enrolled in a fellowship program. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for your discount code!
When joining WAPA, members receive the following benefits:
- Timely news on important legislative efforts – stay in the know about issues affecting your day to day practice
- Opportunity to showcase your work at WAPA’s Spring Conference Poster Session – abstract/poster submission is restricted to members only
- Member rates for WAPA’s educational events – earn CME credits at our conferences
- Access to our Membership Directory – connect with colleagues and expand your network
- Lively and fun newsletter, Pulse, delivered to your inbox monthly – enjoy quick access to clinical pearls, featured jobs and resources for PAs practicing right here in Wisconsin
- Leadership opportunities through WAPA’s Board and committees – gain valuable governance and leadership skills by serving on a committee or elected position
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
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
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.
Begin by selecting your membership type below.
**Please note, if you are an AAPA member please register as a Fellow**