Eligibility for Membership
Membership shall be limited to individuals interested in the purposes of the Society and the study of benign pelvic visceral and musculoskeletal function and dysfunction and/or contributory or related sciences that impact on the medical conditions encompassed by these disciplines.
Membership applications shall be reviewed by the Membership Committee, and must be approved by a majority of the members of the Membership Committee.
Voting Membership includes faculty, members of industry, and others who have made research contributions to the fields of interest of the Society. Voting Members will typically have a PhD, but may have an MD only if their primary research is in the fields covered by membership eligibility and their career is based on basic or translational science research.
Each new applicant for Voting Membership must submit a current CV. Renewing members need not submit a CV.
Clinician Affiliate Membership consists of MDs who are not primarily employed as basic or translational scientists in the fields subserved by the Society.
Allied Affiliate Membership consists of associates, technicians, technologists and other research staff, nurses, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals. This category also includes Industry Professionals who may not be active researchers (e.g. Scientific Liaisons and Management) or Non-PhD Research Personnel, and Government Employees (e.g. NIH, DOD, VA).
Patient Advocate Affiliate Membership consists of patient advocates/experts and representatives from patient advocate societies/organizations that represent patients with pelvic disorders. Applicants should be recognized as patient advocates or be able to demonstrate their representation from patient advocate societies/organizations.
Trainee Membership consists of fellows, residents, post-doctoral researchers, graduate and medical students, and undergraduate trainees. Trainee Membership applications must also include a letter from the applicant’s Department Chair, Program Director or Direct Laboratory Supervisor stating that the applicant is a trainee/student in good standing in the program.
Voting Membership annual dues are $175 USD per year
Clinician Affiliate Membership annual dues are $150 USD per year
Allied Affiliate Membership annual dues are $150 USD per year
Patient Advocate Affiliate Membership annual dues are $100 USD per year
Trainee Membership annual dues are $75 USD per year
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