Join Your Professional Societies!

AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is the medical specialty society representing the community of over 50,000 medical directors, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other practitioners working in the various post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings. The Society’s members work in skilled nursing facilities, long-term care and assisted living communities, CCRCs, home care, hospice, PACE programs, and other settings.

CPALTC – Carolinas Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is a state chapter of AMDA, serving North Carolina and South Carolina.

Both AMDA and CAPALTC can provide numerous opportunities and resources to make your job easier.

Membership Benefits




Networking Opportunities:

  • Live meetings and online.
  • Website access to PALTC educational events, important legislation, related post-acute and long-term care organizations, and other useful industry and regulatory links.
  • Valuable opportunities to expand your professional contacts and to be involved in peer discussions.

Leadership Development:

  • Opportunities to set the agenda for educational programs, development efforts, and post-acute and long-term care advocacy efforts.
  • You can help to develop and create standing committees to further our mission.


  • Receive discounts to Caring In the Carolinas – Annual Symposium on Geriatrics and Post-Acute Care (offering Credits including AMA PRA Category 1 Credits)

Patient Care Advocacy:

  • Opportunity to raise awareness and to advocate for vital long-term care issues, such as patient safety, reimbursements, Medicare, and Title VII legislation.
  • Help to lead change in cutting-edge issues such as culture change, patient-centered care, and transitions of care.

Advocates on your behalf— CPALTC’s efforts include regular dialogue with PGBA, legislators, AMDA, and related associations.

Professional Advancement – CPALTC’s educational conferences offer PALTC specific training and networking.

Communication and Resources – Stay informed about current issues in PALTC.

AMDA BENEFITS (National Association)

  • National Advocacy
  • AMDA On-The-Go Podcast Series
  • Caring for the Ages – the magazine covering all things PALTC
  • Access to the AMDA App



  • Discounts on CPALTC ‘s conference
  • Monthly CPALTC e-Newsletter – highlighting state and industry news
  • State Advocacy

AMDA BENEFITS (National Association)

  • National Advocacy
  • AMDA On-The-Go Podcast Series
  • Caring for the Ages – the magazine covering all things PALTC
  • Access to the AMDA App
  • Free Webinars
  • Discounts on all AMDA resources and education (including the Annual Conference and Core Curriculum)
  • Access to members-only content via the AMDA App – AMDA Social – Clinical Tools – And more!
  • JAMDA – the Society’s scientific peer-reviewed journal
  • Weekly Round-Up – e-newsletter highlighting policy, AMDA and industry news
  • PALTC Pulse – consolidates PALTC news, guidance, journal articles, research, podcasts and webinars into a weekly e-newsletter
  • AMDA Member Open Forum (weekly open forum discussion calls)
MEMBERSHIP DUES* Physician NP/PA Doctorally Prepared Practice Manager Allied Health Retired Student
VAPALTC (Virginia State Chapter) $100 $90 $90 $100 $90 $50 Free
AMDA (National Association) $425 $310 $310 $190 $190 $80 Free

* The Society’s membership term is based on the calendar year. Dues will be collected in the fall of each year for the following calendar year (January 1 – December 31). New member enrollments are effective immediately and will be valid through December 31, 2023.