Ohio Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
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Membership Options

Membership Categories:

STUDENT: A student member is person enrolled in a Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) or Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP) or successor agency approved physician assistant program, or an unapproved program recognized by the AAPA. Student members shall not be eligible to vote or hold office in the OSDPA. There is no fee for student membership.

 

FELLOW: A fellow member is a physician assistant who is a graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission (ARC-PA), or by one of its predecessor agencies, or who has passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or an examination administered by another agency approved by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) House of Delegates. Fellow members must practice dermatology full or part-time under the supervision of a physician. Fellow members may vote for OSDPA officers and directors, introduce and vote on OSDPA business, and shall be eligible to hold office.

ACCREDITED: An accredited member is a Nurse Practitioner who is a graduate of a nurse practitioner program accredited by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Accredited members have passed national certification exams administered by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and maintain licensure within the state of Ohio. Accredited members must practice dermatology full time or part time. Accredited members are not eligible to vote or hold office in the OSDPA.

ASSOCIATE: An associate member is a physician assistant who is a graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission (ARC-PA), or by one of its predecessor agencies, or who has passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or an examination administered by another agency approved by the AAPA House of Delegates. Associate membership is conferred to those physician assistants who have a strong interest in dermatology, but who are not fellow members of the SDPA. Associate members shall have the privilege of the floor to address the OSDPA Board of Directors, but shall not be entitled to vote or hold office.

AFFILIATE: An affiliate member is a person engaged in selling products or services to physician assistants, individuals employed by government agencies who do not qualify for any other membership category, or non-physician assistant health care providers. Affiliate members are not entitled to the privilege of the floor, vote, or hold office.

HONORARY: An honorary member is a person who has rendered distinguished service to the physician assistant profession and/or OSDPA. Such members shall be nominated by an active member approved by the Board of Directors within one year. They shall be entitled to the privilege of the floor, but shall not be entitled to vote or hold office. They shall be exempt from paying dues.

2-Year Membership begins from the date dues submitted.

You can use PayPal to pay your $42 fee online. You will be redirected to fill out the membership application online:

You can also download the application here.  Please mail application and $40 fee to:

OSDPA
650 Shawan Falls Dr

Dublin, OH  43017