This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 32.5 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.

Why Join AASPA?

Regardless of where you are in your surgical PA career, AASPA has something to offer you.

Membership Benefits All Members


Professional Growth & Networking

  • Access to the AASPA MedCV Vault – not available anywhere else!
  • Current job openings
  • Opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to participate in association committees
  • Assistance with reimbursement issues
  • Invitations to exclusive receptions at the AASPA CME meeting and the American Academy of PAs meeting
  • Membership card (except Pre-PA members)


  • Forum for exchange of professional ideas and concerns
  • Representation of the association and the profession at medical association meetings (American College of Surgeons, American Academy of PAs, etc.)
  • Support of the American College of Surgeon's annual meeting
  • Promotion of the PA profession
  • Unified voice on surgical PA issues

Discounts & Promotions

  • Registration Discount for the AASPA CME meeting

Special Member Benefits

Fellow Members

Resident Members

  • Resume review service

Student Members

Pre-PA Members

  • Letter suitable to add to your PA school application
  • Opportunity to attend our Annual Pre-PA Seminar
  • Opportunities for PA shadowing and mentoring
  • Opportunities to network with our student directors
  • Opportunities to work with the Student Affairs committee
  • Click here for Pre-PA Webinar video
  • Why Join AASPA as a Pre-PA

More Information

  • Call our National Office at 772-388-0498
  • Email us