MWA Membership Program
MWA Membership Program The Medical Wellness Association was developed as a multidisciplinary organization to promote medical wellness. MWA is the leading source of information and guidelines for high quality medical wellness programs. Your involvement makes possible the continuing advancement of the medical wellness industry and its wide-ranging programs. MWA is your link to the leading network of international medical wellness professionals from around the world. MWA serves its members, partners and advisors by providing timely and up-to-date resources, program definitions, professional standards and making wellness a vital global priority.
Membership Benefits of the Medical Wellness Association
- Medical Wellness Association Annual Membership Privileges
- Founding Membership Certificate and Appreciation Letter
- Member Advocacy, Communications and Informative Updates
MWA is your voice on key issues and guidelines affecting medical wellness Ongoing Communications and Medical Wellness Newsletter In order to further efficiency, MWA is developing electronic communication and online publications. MWA has the objective to streamline communications and provide the necessary mechanisms to improve the profession, your career and your wellness. Plus members will have access to online wellness updates and additional program and support information.
- Comprehensive Membership Directory & Reference Guide
Includes professionals, support services, specialty groups, partners and sponsors
- The Medical Wellness Program Guide with Definitions (special discounts)
- Professional Recognition, Awards, and Fellowship
Reduced Registration Fees for Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Symposiums
- The Medical Wellness Speakers Network, Education and Mentoring Programs
Network with colleagues and associates locally, regionally and around the world Special network gatherings, meetings, E-mail discussion groups, specialty group professional networking.
- Discounts on Program and Service Guides and Educational/Training Materials
Special Rates From Participating Professional Services, Products and Support.
- Career Services, Support and Opportunities
MWA is committed to professional growth and development. As you look to further your career or recruiting options, be sure to participate in the career services and job listings.
- Leadership and Volunteer Opportunities
MWA is seeking leadership nominations and ways to enhance member contribution and involvement. The association will provide ongoing information on the importance of volunteer and committee work and how to become involved.
Medical Wellness Association Membership Categories:
Medical, Healthcare: The medical based membership is for any healthcare institution or medically base provider and group.. This membership provides for a medical and healthcare-hospital recognition and community contribution. This medical membership includes being promoted and listed in both the MWA Provider-Company Partner Guide and the MWA Professional Membership Directory.
Company: This employer membership Includes any company, worksite organization or business group. The company membership includes being promoted and listed in both the company listings for the MWA Company Partner Guide and the MWA Professional Membership Directory.
Health Fitness & Wellness: Facility membership is geared to helping management and the health fitness & wellness operations program staff. If you manage or work in a health fitness, club, spa, resort, hotel, athletic-sports club, training studio, YMCA, employee fitness, company wellness facility or you intend to serve the medical fitness market, therapeutic, aging well & senior-assisted living facility, this membership is for you. The facility membership program can provide MWA Professional Directory and Guide options.
Academic & Non-Profit: This category of membership is open to academic institutions, public, government, or community, serving non-profit* organizations. Academic include universities, colleges, schools, institutes or professional training centers. We support community serving organizations that focus on providing health services to the community in general, either globally or locally: organizations delivering medical wellness-related projects, support for developmental programs, medical research, and or similar causes.
Practitioner: The Practitioner membership is for all Medical, Wellness, Therapy and Health Practitioner. Practitioner level members include those individuals involved in practical applications for patients, clients, clinical, research or treatment settings, which encompass the disciplines of medicine, therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, motor control, psychology, athletic/sports medicine, massage therapy, rehabilitation, or personal training. The practitioner membership is designed for all healthcare professionals, therapeutic and medical providers including all doctors, physicians, chiropractors, naturopaths, physical therapists, nurses and physician assistants, etc.
Professional: Professional membership is open to anyone who has earned a bachelor’s degree and or above, or a licensed or certified professional working in a field related to medical wellness, therapy, health and fitness, education, psychology, nutrition, exercise and sport science. Professionals are also welcome to join who have earned at least a bachelor’s degree or are a licensed professional and are working in a field related to health promotion, education, wellness, lifestyle and active aging.
Wellness Advocate: This membership is open to all active personal health, therapist, wellness and fitness individuals who want to become a Wellness Advocate. The Wellness Advocate member may offer a spectrum of services to help patients, employees, and consumers both improve health and navigate the medical, healthcare systems and facilitate interactions with providers. We invite all Health and Wellness Coaches, Physical Therapists and Occupational and Massage Therapists, Dieticians, Health Fitness, Athletic and Personal Trainers, Programmers, Activity directors and other professionals who support medical wellness programs or practices. Wellness Advocate members are all encouraged to complete the Consumer Wellness Advocate Training with the Association and receive the CWA Wellness Advocate Certification.
Associate & Consumer: Associate membership is aimed towards part-time or assistant professionals or those who obtained education or certification with training or degrees related to Health Fitness and Wellness, Therapy and/or Wellness/Medical spa. Individuals and consumers who become a wellness advocate may join the Association. This membership Includes Teachers, Part-time Employees, Non-profit, Non-Professional and/or Consumers.
Student: The student membership is open to everyone who is enrolled in a degree education program related to Health, Wellness, Exercise Science and Therapy in a school or training program.