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Membership Benefits

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.
  • Free CMEs/CEs from www.drugabuse.com:
    • Safe Prescribing for Pain (1.25 credits) teaches the prevalence of prescription opioid abuse and explores ways to effectively screen for and prevent abuse in patients with pain.
    • Managing Pain Patients Who Abuse Rx Drugs (1.75 credits) identifies the prevalence of opioid addiction and dependence in patients with chronic pain, and assists health care providers in identifying emerging abuse behaviors.
  • Free Prescription Drug Card, discounts from Medelita and The Medical Store (Members - click here to access!)


 
Updated: June 24, 2016