Fellow membership is open to any graduate of a physician assistant training program approved by the Accreditation Review Committee for PA Programs (ARC-PA) or its successor, Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA), the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), who has passed the Certifying Examination of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or its successor. An applicant for Fellow membership shall be actively participating in the treatment, research, education, or support of hospice and palliative medicine. Fellow members shall have all of the rights and privileges of membership, including the right to vote and the right to hold office. Active members shall be required to pay dues.
Student membership is open to individuals enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited or provisionally approved Physician Assistant training program, who express interest in the treatment, research, education, or support of hospice and palliative medicine. Student members are not permitted to vote, hold office, nor chair committees. Student members shall be required to pay dues