Texas Gulf Coast

Physician Assistant Association


Membership Types and Rates

Enjoy the flexibility of an annual membership, or save time and money over the long term with life membership. Click the Join us today button below to learn more or to join online.

Membership type


Fellow Member

A fellow member is a Physician Assistant who is a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program or who is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


Lifetime Member

A lifetime member is equivalent to a fellow member, but is a member for life.


Associate Member

An associate member is a practicing provider in an allied health field or medical profession other than a PA (ie NP, MD, PT, etc).


Student Member

A student member is an individual who is currently enrolled in an accredited PA Program.


 Pre-PA Member

A Pre-PA member is an individual who is currently pursuing or considering pursuing a career to be a PA, but has not begun PA school.


Why Join TGCPAA?

Bi-Monthly Meetings

TGCPAA members have an opportunity to meet the 3rd Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October, and the 2nd Tuesday of December. Category II CME meetings via a product theater dinner in conjunction with a brief business meeting that reflects the ongoing changes and growth of TGCPAA. In addition, we host Category I CME Series in the Fall and Spring (subject to an additional fee) to increase your opportunity for inexpensive Category I CME. All meetings are subject to registration and capacity limits.

CME Conference

TGCPAA hosts a CME Symposium for Advanced Practice Providers every 1-2 years. Here members have the opportunity to earn up to 14-hours of category I CME as well as the opportunity to participate in several workshops. Our APP CME Conference provides an excellent and inexpensive local option to obtain additional CME and network with other Houston area PAs.

Professional Development

TGCPAA will help keep you up-to-date on changes in the legislature and scope of practice modifications for PAs practicing in Texas. In addition, you will have first-hand access to employment opportunities in the greater Houston area, not only on our new and improved website, but also at our bi-monthly meetings.


TGCPAA is an excellent way to network with local PAs throughout the greater Houston area. Please connect with us on Facebook and Instagram and learn about upcoming events. TGCPAA also hosts multiple social events throughout the year which members are welcome to participate in.

Leadership Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a PA leader? If so, we have several opportunities to get involved. Multiple committee chair and committee positions are available. These unique positions are integral to the ongoing growth of TGCPAA, but also teach a variety of leadership skills that are invaluable for your professional success.

Serve Houston

TGCPAA is proud to be involved in service to the Houston community. We have participated in several philanthropic endeavors including: Habitat for Humanity, Healthcare for the Homeless, Project Cure, and the Houston Food Bank. TGCPAA members enjoy giving back to our community while letting our city know that PAs are an essential part of the healthcare team.