Join OAPA Today!

OAPA is dedicated to improving PA practice in Ohio through legislative advocacy, offering continuing education for PAs, providing public education on the profession and building relationships with physician organizations. It is our mission to make sure that the PA profession in Ohio is thriving.

We invite you to join OAPA today and take advantage of regional meetings, reduced rates at statewide conferences, monthly newsletters and more.

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OAPA Membership Levels

Level Description Price
Fellow Member

A PA who resides or practices in Ohio AND is an AAPA Fellow Member.
Full voting privileges.

Associate Member

A PA who resides or practices in Ohio.
Full voting privileges except on AAPA-specific issues.

Affiliate Member

PA who lives and practices outside of Ohio
Any individual who wishes to support the PA profession
No voting privileges.


Supporting Member A practicing physician in Ohio.
No voting privileges.


Student Member Must be enrolled in a designated program at an accredited institution.
No voting privileges.


2-Year Membership

New Graduate Member First year of practice.
Must reside or practice in Ohio. Full voting privileges.
Retired Member OAPA membership for 10 consecutive years prior to making application is required.
Approval by OAPA Board of Directors is required.
No voting privileges.

50% off current
Fellow or Associate dues

Health Team One PA and one or more of that PA's collaborating physician(s).



* Membership is for twelve (12) months and is renewable on the anniversary date.



Dues paid to OAPA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, a portion of your dues may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense subject to restrictions imposed as a result of OAPA lobbying activities. OAPA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues - the portion allocated to lobbying - is seventy-five percent (75%).