Join the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology
or Renew Your Membership
Joining or renewing your membership in PAA is an investment in your future.
The Academy gives audiologists a clear identity and provides a means by which we
can deal rapidly and effectively with audiology issues as they arise within the
Commonwealth. The Academy is dedicated to the advancement of the Profession of
The following are just some of the benefits enjoyed by PAA members:
A significant reduction in registration fees for your continuing education at our regional workshops and annual convention.
A free listing of your office on the PAA web site directory (if you are a clinical provider) which is searchable by consumers.
On-line membership directory and other searches which serves as a very useful resource for referrals and networking.
Updates on the latest information concerning the Profession of Audiology within the Commonwealth will be provided to you via Email, Legislative Alerts, and through our AuDs and Endz Newsletter.
Representation of your ideas and the profession as we meet with insurance companies and legislatures to pro-actively move Audiology to an autonomous profession.
The Academy has five levels of memberships which run from January 1st to December 31st of each calendar year. Membership is subject to
approval by the Board of Directors.
The first level is the PAA Fellow Membership ($95 early-bird discount rate if paid in November or December, or $115 annual dues if paid at all other times) which is open to all audiologists having a current and valid Pennsylvania license to practice the profession of audiology.
The second level is an Associate Membership ($76 early-bird discount rate if paid in November or December, $96 annual dues if paid at all other times) which is open to degreed audiologists who are not licensed in PA and to friends of the Academy upon majority vote of the Board of Directors ;for example this may include Teachers of the Hearing Impaired or individuals representing a manufacturer or distributor of a product.
The third level is a Student Membership, which has no annual fee. The Student Membership is open to any person currently enrolled in a residential Doctorate program and is not licensed as an audiologist in the state.
The fourth level is Life Membership: upon the request of a Member 65 years of age and older who has held Fellow Membership in PAA for at least 10 years. ($57 early-bird discount rate if paid in November or December; $77 annual dues if paid at all other times.)
The fifth level is Honorary Membership: may be given to any person who has made exceptional, positive contributions to the Academy upon majority vote of the Board of Directors. The Honorary member shall be informed of the honor and the reason for the honor by presentation of an appropriate certificate.
Only Fellow and Life Members are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors and to vote in elections. Only Fellow, Student and Life members are eligible to serve on committees.
Dues paid for PAA membership are not deductible as a charitable expense on your Federal Income Tax Return.
They are not deductible as trade or business expenses if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of your business as the portion of the dues attributed to activities defined by the Internal Revenue Service as “lobbying expense” is not deductible. PAA has determined that100% of your dues payment is not deductible for income tax purposes.
Join PAA as a Fellow or Associate Member
Renew your PAA Fellow or Associate Membership
Join or Renew your PAA Student Membership