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Individual Memberships

Member Types

Fellow

Annual Dues
$165
For those who have:
- Passed the ASCP BOC Pathologists' Assistant Certification Examination
- Passed the AAPA Fellowship Examination prior to 2005
  • Serve on Board of Trustees
  • Free CE Opportunities
  • Voting Member
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Associate

Annual Dues
$175
For those who have:
- Graduated from a NAACLS accredited PA training program and are certification exam eligible
- Not passed the ASCP BOC PA Certification Exam
  • Serve on a Committee
  • Networking Opportunities
  • CE Tracking and Reporting to ASCP
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Student

Annual Dues
FREE
For those who have:
- Enrolled in a NAACLS accredited pathologists' assistant training program as an active, fully matriculated student

  • Reduced Conference Fees
  • Job Hotline Access
  • Access Salary Surveys
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RETIRED

Annual Dues
 $45
For fellow members who have:
- Retired from the PA profession
  • Cutting Edge Journal
  • Access to Member Forums
  • Member Directory
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Member Application Approval Process

The Membership Committee will review all applications and recommend either acceptance or rejection of all applications to the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees will be solely responsible for the acceptance or rejection of all Association members.

Membership

Note: Membership is on a calendar year, January through December.


Member Benefits
  • Networking
  • The Cutting Edge Journal
  • Free Online CE Quizzes
  • Reduced CE/Merchandise Pricing
  • Reduced Conference Fees
  • Forums
  • CE Tracking and Reporting to ASCP
  • Member Directory
  • Job Hotline Ads/Mailings
  • Salary Surveys
  • Committee Member
  • Committee Chair
  • Board Member
  • Officer
  • Voting Member
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Associate members are automatically upgraded to Fellow members after official notification from the ASCP BOC that they have passed the exam.

Member Benefits

  • Networking
  • The Cutting Edge Journal
  • Free Online CE Quizzes
  • Reduced CE/Merchandise Pricing
  • Reduced Conference Fees
  • Forums
  • CE Tracking and Reporting to ASCP
  • Member Directory
  • Job Hotline Ads/Mailings
  • Salary Surveys
  • Committee Member
  • Committee Chair
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Student members are automatically upgraded to Associate members at the end of the year in which they graduate. After official notification from the ASCP BOC that they have passed the exam, they are automatically upgraded to Fellow members.

Member Benefits

  • Networking
  • The Cutting Edge Journal
  • Free Online CE Quizzes
  • Reduced CE/Merchandise Pricing
  • Reduced Conference Fees
  • Forums
  • CE Tracking and Reporting to ASCP
  • Member Directory
  • Job Hotline Ads/Mailings
  • Salary Surveys
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Current members may submit a request to the Membership Committee to be moved to these categories.

Retired ($45/YR) 
Fellow members who have retired may request to move to this category (per an email to the Membership Committee).

Medical/Military Leave ($0/YR)
Members may be moved to this category for a specified period of time. Members who become permanently disabled, either physically or mentally, may apply for this membership category on a permanent basis, provided the member supplies sufficient documentation of the permanent disability.

Inactive
Members who have voluntarily submitted a request to be moved to the inactive roster.

Member Benefits
  • Networking
  • The Cutting Edge Journal
  • Free Online CE Quizzes (excluding Retired members)
  • Reduced CE/Merchandise Pricing
  • Reduced Conference Fees
  • Forums
  • CE Tracking and Reporting to ASCP
  • Member Directory
  • Committee Member
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