Georgia Association of Physician Assistants

GAPA Students

GAPA Students Page

See what’s been happening in the GAPA Students community, check out past events, and learn about the benefits of becoming a member!

The GAPA Engage Program

The Georgia Association of Physician Assistants, a non-profit constituent organization of the AAPA, welcomes PA students and Pre-PA students interested in joining the Engage program. All membership funds go towards expanding our student offerings, improving our summer conference, and most importantly funding our state lobbying efforts including funding our full-time state lobbyist, Sheila Humberstone. We thank you for your contributions and hope that you are able to make the most of your GAPA membership. 

The GAPA will be offering exclusive student benefits including:

  • Opportunity to serve as a class representative to GAPA Board of Directors
  • GAPA socials (meetings/dinners) 
  • Invaluable networking opportunities
  • Mentorship opportunities for aspiring PAs through the Engage program
  • GAPA Scholarships
  • Full-time lobbyist who advocates on behalf of PA interests to legislators  affecting PA practice in GA
  • Access to our Frequently Asked Questions Resource for information and answers to your licensure and clinical practice questions
  • Assistance with Scope of Practice Development
  • Opportunity to serve as a class representative to GAPA Board of Directors
  • GAPA socials – opportunities for networking!
  • Mentorship opportunities for Pre-PAs through the new Engage program
  • GAPA scholarships
  • Assistance with Scope of Practice development
    • Dynamic job board
    • Legal updates
    • GAPA archives
    • Online membership directory
  • Discounts
    • Scrubs, lab coats, professional attire
    • PANCE/PANRE Review courses
    • Educational materials
    • Mortgage programs
    • Littmann products


GAPA Conference 2022

Student Challenge Bowl 2022

The winner of the 2022 GAPA Student Challenge Bowl is….

South University! Congratulations!

Student Corner

Networking Opportunities!

GAPA is one of the largest PA organizations in the country! Joining GAPA as a student gives you the opportunity to network with other PAs as a student.

Free Student Membership!

Joining GAPA as a student is completely free! Student members are persons enrolled in Board-approved programs training PAs.


GAPA host several social events for students where you get to have fun with other PA students!