Membership

Becoming a Member

Become part of something powerful and inspiring. AAPA is bringing together patient advocates with diverse interests and experiences to share in professional development and educational activities. Healthcare and the patient experience need to change and we hope you can help us do that. Whether you are a seasoned advocate, want to become an advocate, or are interested in advocacy services, we want to hear your voice and connect with you today.

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Which AAPA Membership is Right for you?

Professional Member

$100 / yr

For individuals who are current Board-Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA).
 

Professional membership provides patient advocates with opportunities for professional development, business promotion and business enhancement.

Benefits:

  • Listing in the AAPA Member Directory

  • Opportunities to promote advocacy services

  • May hold office on the Board of Directors

  • May vote, serve on committees, have access to business meetings

  • Networking opportunities

  • Discounts on AAPA events, products and services

  • Receive monthly newsletter
     


Requirements:

  • Sign and abide by the AAPA Bylaws and Code of Ethics

  • Provide proof of BCPA credential

  • Provide proof of professional licensure, if applicable

  • Provide proof of liability insurance, if applicable

  • Will be vetted by the AAPA Board of Directors

Associate Member

$50 / yr

For individuals who are currently working, volunteering, or interested in the field of patient advocacy.

Associate membership provides individuals with the latest patient advocacy news, encourages involvement with AAPA and other patient advocacy related activities.

Benefits:

  • May vote, serve on committees, have access to business meetings

  • Networking opportunities

  • Discounts on AAPA events, products and services

  • Receive monthly newsletter

 

Requirements:

  • Sign and abide by the AAPA Bylaws and Code of Ethics

  • Provide proof of professional licensure, if applicable

  • Provide proof of liability insurance, if applicable

  • Will be vetted by the AAPA Board of Directors

Subscriber

$0 / yr

For individuals who wish to receive the AAPA Newsletter and other information from AAPA.

Benefits:

  • Receive monthly newsletter and other educational information

  • Signup in the header of the website where it says: "Stay connected with us"
     

Requirements:

  • None