Benefits of Membership

1. Representation

  • The AKAPA serves as the collective “voice” on critical issues and is the only PA organization in the State of Alaska repressing and acting with the PA in mind.
  • AKAPA represents Alaska PAs at the AAPA House of Delegates.

2. CME

  • Reduced CME Registration for all AKAPA hosted events allow PAs to network industry professionals and partners and learn about the latest in health care from leading experts

3. Newsletter

  • The Mediphone is the only publication solely devoted to updating PAs in issues affecting PAs practicing in Alaska.

4. Web site

  • The AKAPA website provides access to a members-only section containing AKAPA membership directory, updates on most recent events affecting PAs, and much more.

5. Public Education

  • AKAPA informs the public about PAs.

6. Leadership Development

  • AKAPA provides opportunity for state and national leadership development and Academy participation on a variety of levels.

7. Jobs

  • AKAPA provides Alaska PAs with access to job information.

8. Scholarship

  • AKAPA provides two PA student scholarships yearly.

9. Awards

  • AKAPA annually recognizes outstanding PAs, including the Alaska PA of the Year.

10. Networking

  • AKAPA provides networking opportunities with other PAs.