Why Join SEMPA

The challenges you face in the coming years as a physician assistant in emergency medicine are unique. SEMPA understands these challenges better than anyone. For more than 20 years, SEMPA has been there for emergency  medicine physician assistants, providing a consistent source of information while being the exclusive professional organization representing you and your colleagues.
SEMPA is now more than 2,200 members strong and we provide the most relevant and advanced educational resources to EMPAs across the country. In joining, you will gain access to the tools and resources you need to provide the highest quality patient care. Membership also signifies that you are committed to your specialty and staying abreast of the latest trends in clinical research, case studies and practice management.
No other professional organization does more to support emergency medicine physician assistants and their patients. From supporting the professional, clinical and personal development of physician assistants involved with emergency medicine to educating the public about the role, importance and value of physician assistants in emergency medicine - SEMPA’s resources are always at your fingertips. 

Advanced Medical Resources

SEMPA News & SEMPA Weekend Edition - Ranked as one of the most valuable member benefits, SEMPA News and SEMPA Weekend Edition provide you a daily recap of emergency medicine news and health care trends affecting your practice and patients.
ACEP Bookstore Discount - SEMPA members have access to all the resources available at the ACEP Bookstore and they receive the same deep discount that ACEP members receive.
Annals of Emergency Medicine - Ranked the No. 1 medical journal in its class by Thompson’s 2012 Journal Citation Reports, SEMPA members receive $138 off the regular price for the low yearly rate of only $107.
SEMPA Clinical Cases - A monthly series of real-life experiences from clinical practices straight out of Annals of Emergency Medicine designed to challenge and educate.

Career and Professional Resources

Discount on SEMPA’s Annual Conference Registration - SEMPA members can receive up to nearly 50% off the onsite conference registration price for SEMPA’s annual conference, which is consistently ranked as one of the most valuable and informative conferences for EMPAs.
Advocacy on behalf of EMPAs - SEMPA not only contributes to the Emergency Medicine Action Fund (EMAF) - a coalition working to positively impact regulatory implementation of the Affordable Care Act - SEMPA actively advocates for EMPAs on Capitol Hill with law makers.
SEMPA Career Center - This membership benefit connects you to EMPA-specific career information. The SEMPA Career Center provides members access to hundreds of health care jobs, job alerts, advanced search options, resume management, career tips, a free e-newsletters and more.
EM Publications & Resources Discounts - SEMPA members receive substantial discounts on many of the key emergency medicine tools including, PEPID Emergency Medicine Suite, Emergency Medicine Practice, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, Skyscape and more that provide CME and coverage of advances, trends, research, clinical news and issues throughout the profession.

Personal Discounts

Personal Insurance Coverage - As a SEMPA member, you and your family have access to valuable and affordable insurance coverage for you and your family from Hagan Barron Intermediaries, including a variety of health insurance plans, long-term care, and dental and vision.
Office Depot Discounts - SEMPA members receive significant savings off manufacturer's list prices on office supply purchases at Office Depot. There are 150 frequently ordered items discounted up to 90% — including toner, paper, pens and other items used most.
SEMPA Medical Coats - On Call Medical Coats is offering their high-quality medical coats, embroidered with the SEMPA logo, to SEMPA members at a 15% discount off regular prices.  These SEMPA-logo coats are available in long, three-quarter and short lengths, and in traditional and contemporary fabrics.


In joining SEMPA, you have the backing of the organization whose mission is to promote and support the professional, clinical and personal development of physician assistants involved with emergency medicine and to advance the practice of emergency medicine. JOIN TODAY