Become an AAPM Member

There are three options for AAPM Membership: Individual, Practice and Corporate. More details are provided below, with links to apply online for each.

(Please note: If you are joining as an individual member and you are a Practice Manager or Business Manager you MUST join as a Full Member)

Download Table of Detailed Fees and Benefits for all AAPM membership categories.

Download Membership Terms & Conditions

Individual Membership

Individual Membership is open to any person who manages a healthcare practice or who is actively involved in the management of healthcare practice/s (e.g. Business Manager, Consultant Practice / Business Manager). Membership remains with the individual, not the practice, and is non-transferable.

Individual Membership categories (also listed in the application form for Individual Membership) are defined as follows:

  • Member –Actively involved with and employed to manage a healthcare business MUST choose this category
  • Associate – having an interest in healthcare management but not directly responsible as above
  • International – Open to members of PMAANZ
  • Medical Assistant – Currently holding or studying for a Medical Practice Assistant certification

If you are joining as an individual member and you are a Practice Manager or Business Manager you MUST join as a Full Member (NOT an Associate or Medical Practice Assistant).

Post Nominals: A Member is permitted to use the Post-Nominals MAAPM after his or her name.

Education requirements: AAPM recommends that Members undertake to achieve at least 100 CPD points over each triennial period to remain current in their profession, and encourages all members to become Certified Practice Managers.

Apply for Individual Membership

Practice Membership

A medical, GP, specialist, dental, allied health practice or community health centre which delivers health care may apply to become a Practice Member. This membership encourages multiple persons within a single practice to participate in the services and benefits of  AAPM. Subscriptions are based on the number of sites operating under each parent company. Practice membership remains with the business, irrespective of staff changes.  One manager per site may be nominated as the key contact for that site and an additional login can be provided. The key contact is eligible to apply for scholarships and awards.

Educational requirements: AAPM recommends ongoing commitment to AAPM’s Professional Development Program.

Apply for Practice Membership

Corporate Membership

A hospital or other organisation (e.g. Primary Health Networks, business providing services to healthcare practices) which demonstrates that it has a bona fide interest in health care, or delivering services to the healthcare industry, may apply to become a Corporate Member. Corporate Membership remains with the organisation, irrespective of staff changes.

Educational requirements: AAPM recommends ongoing commitment to AAPM’s Professional Development Program.

Additional benefits for corporate memberships may include:

  • Discounts for representation at state education events, subject to suitability
  • Opportunity to take up a small trade stand at the National Conference, with tickets for Welcome drinks and cocktail party for additional $1000, subject to availability 
  • National Partners of AAPM will receive Corporate membership with sponsorship.


Apply for Corporate Membership