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Associate Membership

You are eligible to apply for Associate membership if you reside in Canada, Mexico, or the United States and:

  • are a post-doctoral fellow with an MD or equivalent medical degree and are enrolled in an ACGME-accredited hematology or oncology training program, or
  • are a student who has a PhD and is in a post-doctoral position or training program in a hematology- and/or hematology/oncology-related field.

Do not apply for Associate membership if you are enrolled in ASH Fundamentals for Hematology Fellows. You will receive an email from ASH regarding your Associate membership once your institution’s enrollment is complete.

Annual dues: $55 (must be paid at the time of application)

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Benefits of Associate Membership

  • Blood, including access to its mobile app
  • Hematology, the ASH Education Program
  • The Hematologist: ASH News and Reports (online only*)
  • ASH Clinical News (online only*)
  • ASH NewsLink, a monthly electronic newsletter
  • save more than $400 on registration
  • access to member-only registration and priority hotels before registration opens to the general public
  • eligibility to submit or sponsor abstracts
  • registration discounts on the Society’s other educational and scientific meetings
  • discounts on ASH meeting webcasts and other educational products
  • more than $100 discount on the ASH Self-Assessment Program (ASH-SAP)
  • apply for ASH awards, grants, and training programs
  • serve on ASH's International Member Committee and/or ASH governing committees
  • access ASH’s online member directory

*International members receive online-only subscriptions to Blood and ASH Clinical News. If you are interested in receiving a print subscription to Blood, there is an annual postage surcharge of $100.

Key Dates and Deadlines

ASH membership is from January 1 to December 31. Membership dues are paid annually and cover the calendar year.

ASH Associate membership applications are considered on a rolling basis. However, please note that it takes 2-3 weeks to process these applications.

How to Apply

You will need the following information to complete your application:

  • Academic history
  • Work experience
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter from your training program director certifying that you are a post-doctoral fellow or trainee, indicating the type of program, and specifying the expected completion date

Apply now

To apply by email, fax, or mail, please complete the Associate membership application and submit it to ASH Customer Service using one of the methods listed below.

Email[email protected]

Fax: 202-292-0250

ASH Membership
PO Box 251
Annapolis Junction, MD 02701

Membership Renewals

For members with more than two years of unpaid dues, active membership status can be restored upon payment of two years of past dues plus the current year’s dues. Only the paid membership years will be counted towards the Emeritus eligibility. These dues can be paid by visiting the renew now portal or by re-applying for membership according to the schedule above.

For Associate members in their last year of post-doctoral fellowship, their member category will transition to Active Membership the following year. Their dues will increase accordingly and are due December 31 of their last year of Associate membership.

To discuss your renewal options, please contact Customer Service.

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