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Membership - Join VAPA!

Your membership makes it possible for us to achieve major milestones for PA practice in the state of Virginia. Don’t wait ... join VAPA today!

The Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants is the professional voice of the nearly 2,000 PAs practicing in the state of Virginia. An award winning chapter of the American Academy of Physician Assistants for over thirty years, we are dedicated to meeting the needs of our members and ensuring a friendly practice environment for the PAs in Virginia. Here are some of the membership benefits you’ll have access to as a member of VAPA:

  • Resource for information on Virginia Laws and reimbursement.
  • Regional networking and professional development opportunities.
  • Grant funding for charitable or research projects.
  • Representation of Virginia PAs at the AAPA HOD by funding 6 VAPA delegate members’ attendance.
  • Reduced CME registration rates at our nationally respected Annual Summer Conference at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
  • Access to password protected, online community and member directory to locate colleagues across the state for networking opportunities.
  • Employment opportunities through PA Job Link.
  • Ensure physician assistants’ voices are heard at the state level through representation at the Board of Medicine.
  • Advocates for you and your patients in the General Assembly and Regulatory Agencies.

There are currently two ways you can join the VAPA:

  1. Submit our VAPA Online Membership Application (credit card payment required).
  2. Download our Printable Online Application and mail to VAPA at:

    Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants
    250 West Main Street, Suite 100
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
For the printed version you will need the Acrobat reader installed on your computer to print the form. The reader is free and can be downloaded from the Adobe Web site.