Physicians and other scientists who are actively engaged in formal training in pathology or equivalent educational or professional training with an interest in pediatric pathology are eligible for Trainee Membership. Trainee Membership shall be limited to the period of formal training and not to exceed five years. Trainee Members may serve on Society committees but may not vote. They may submit abstracts for presentation at scientific meetings of the Society. They shall pay dues at the rate established for Trainee Membership, and these dues entitle them to receive the newsletter and include subscription to Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. Meeting registration fees are significantly reduced for Trainee Members. (Note: When Trainee Members have completed their training, it is their responsibility to notify the Secretary of the Society and request Regular or Affiliate membership in order to remain as members.) Dues: $50 (US) per year. Applicants for Trainee Membership also need to submit a letter from their training director affirming their status. All applications are considered pending until approved by the Executive Committee.
Pathologists, other physicians or scientists judged to be predominantly and/or productively engaged in the field of pediatric pathology or allied disciplines are eligible for Regular Membership. Regular Members are eligible to vote, hold office, serve on committees, and submit and/or sponsor abstracts for presentation at scientific meetings of the Society. They shall pay the established dues, which entitle them to receive the newsletter and include an online subscription to the Society's official journal Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. Dues: $300 (US) per year. All applications are considered pending until approved by the Membership Committee. Note: To add a print subscription to the journal Pediatric and Developmental Pathology there will be an additional fee of $45.00 (Total for Dues plus print subscription $345 (US) per year).
Affiliate Members are those with qualifications of Regular Members whose permanent residence is outside North America, and who do not wish to become regular members. Affiliate members are not eligible to vote or hold office, but may serve as consultants on Society committees and may submit and/or sponsor abstracts for presentation at scientific meetings of the Society. They are not obliged to pay dues but will receive the newsletter and they may obtain online and print subscriptions to Pediatric and Developmental Pathology at cost. All applications are considered pending until approved by the Membership Committee. (Note: Members residing outside North America also have the option of being Regular Members, with all rights, privileges and obligations pertaining to that category, as described above.) Dues: None. (Note: Fee for requesting a change to Regular Membership is $200 (US)). Other fees (optional): Subscription to Pediatric and Developmental Pathology may be added: online only subscription $120 (US) per year; online and print subscription $165 (US) per year.