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Associate Membership

The Associate Member category is open to individuals who contribute to the overall body of knowledge of plastic and reconstructive surgery in their field.

Application

Requirements: Associate Members shall be individuals of high moral, ethical and professional competence; shall be significantly actively engaged in the practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery or another medical specialty, profession, scientific or para-medical field that is directly related to plastic and reconstructive surgery, articles published and teach or run a training program. There shall be no citizenship requirement to become an Associate Member.

Benefits:

  • Subscription to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® Scientific Journal (PRS)
  • Subscription to Plastic Surgery News® (PSN)
  • Subscription to ASPS Education Network® (EdNet)
  • Member prices on ASPS®/PSF® programs, products and services
  • Listed in the online ASPS/PSF Member Roster
  • Access to the Members Only section of the ASPS Website

The Application Process:

  • In addition to your application, you will need to obtain:
    • a letter of sponsorship from an Active or Life member of ASPS
    • a copy of your Primary Specialty Organization letter acknowledging your membership
    • curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Your application will be reviewed by the Membership Compliance Subcommittee. If approved, your name will be placed on a final ballot to be voted on by the ASPS Board of Directors.
  • Election to Associate Membership shall be by a majority vote of the Board at a meeting at which a quorum is present.