The Executive Committee considers Active and International membership applications twice per year. The deadlines for receipt of completed membership applications are March 1, for consideration in the spring, and August 1, for consideration during the Annual Meeting in December.
Active and International applications received by August 1 will not be approved prior to the annual meeting. Resulting memberships will begin the following January.
There are several categories of ASH Membership:
Active Membership $350
Any person with a doctoral degree or its equivalent, who is a permanent resident of any North American country (Canada, United States, and Mexico) and who has manifested interest in any discipline important to hematology as evidenced by work in the field, original contributions, and attendance at meetings concerning hematology, is eligible for Active membership. You’ll need to upload your curriculum vitae and enter your sponsor’s ASH member ID number when you apply online.
International Membership $350
Any person with a doctoral degree or its equivalent, who has made a contribution to the field of hematology and who resides outside Canada, Mexico, or the United States is eligible for International membership. You’ll need to upload your curriculum vitae and enter your sponsor’s ASH member ID number when you apply online.
Applications for the following membership categories are considered on a rolling basis and are not subject to the aforementioned deadline.
Associate Membership $55
Individuals eligible for Associate membership include:
- Post-doctoral fellows with an MD or equivalent medical degree who reside in Canada, Mexico, or the United States and are enrolled in approved hematology- or- oncology related training programs.
- Trainees who have earned a PhD degree and who reside in Canada, Mexico, or the United States and are in a post-doctoral position or a training program in a hematology-oncology related field.
Associate membership concludes after the completion of the fellowship or training program. Subsequently, the Associate membership is automatically converted to the Society’s Active member status.
You'll need to upload your curriculum vitae and a letter from your training program director, certifying your trainee status, your program type, and expected completion date, and enter your sponsor's ASH member ID number when you apply online.
Graduate/Medical Student Membership- complimentary
Graduate or medical students who reside in Canada, Mexico, or the United States and are enrolled in (1) a biomedical graduate program in North America leading to the awarding of a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree or in (2) a medical school that is accredited by the recognized national accrediting entity and is leading to the awarding of an MD, DO, or equivalent doctoral degree are eligible for Graduate/Medical Student membership. Graduate/Medical Student membership concludes after the completion of the graduate or medical program and members will be invited to transition to the next appropriate membership status, as determined by the next step in their careers.
To apply, please download and complete the graduate/medical student membership application. Once completed, please send your application, curriculum vitae, and a letter from your dean or program director, certifying your enrollment, your program type, and expected graduation date to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resident Membership- complimentary
Residents who reside in Canada, Mexico, or the United States and are enrolled in a duly accredited residency program related to hematology and may lead to hematology-related practice are eligible for Resident membership. Resident membership concludes after the completion of the residency program. Resident membership is open to physicians pursuing training before specializing in hematology, hematology-oncology, pediatric hematology-oncology, transfusion medicine and blood banking, and hematopathology. Any resident or fellow pursuing this advanced training should apply for Associate membership in ASH.
To apply, please download and complete the resident membership application. Once complete, please send your application, curriculum vitae, and a letter from your program director, certifying your status, your program type, and expected completion date to email@example.com.
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Fellowship Membership Program
A new cost-effective way for hematology-related fellowship programs to gain access to the Society's products and services.
Prepayment is not required to apply for ASH membership. Once the applications have been approved, new members will be notified of their selection and invoiced for their dues.
Membership dues are paid annually and cover the calendar year, from January 1 to December 31. ASH members are required to renew their memberships for each year in succession. Those who let their memberships lapse must pay their dues for the lapsed year(s) or re-apply according to the schedule above in order to have their memberships reinstated.
Are you interested in connecting with ASH, but not yet eligible for Associate membership? Check out the following programs ASH offers:
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