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Membership in the Society includes specialists from all medical and health-related disciplines, the behavioral sciences and the social sciences. There are four categories of membership: Regular, Associate, Emeritus and Corresponding. Applicants for Associate Membership whom are students must provide a letter testifying to an interest in
psychosomatic medicine from their advisor in lieu of three sponsor letters.
Scientists in medical, biological, physiological, psychological and sociological disciplines
and professionals in cognate fields who teach, practice, or participate in investigations of
psychosomatic relationships, and who are qualified representatives of their specialties, are
eligible for consideration for membership. Ordinarily, applicants will hold the highest
degree appropriate to their discipline and will be active in postgraduate work in the psychosomatic field. In exceptional circumstances, evidence of unusual contributions to the field will
be acceptable in lieu of these requirements. Annual dues are $125, which include a subscription to the Journal.
Applicants who are enrolled in medical, graduate or undergraduate school, or residents/fellows. Such persons become eligible for promotion to full membership at the completion of their degree/training program. They have all rights and privileges of regular members with the exception of holding office. Annual dues are set at a reduced rate of $50, which include a subscription to the Journal.
Emeritus membership is available to regular members of the Society when they have been a member for at least 10 years and reached the age of 65, or earlier where circumstances such as retirement or illness may merit such action. Dues are waived while still receiving all benefits of regular membership.
Corresponding membership is extended to outstanding leaders in the study of psychosomatic medicine who reside in develping nations. There is no fee to be a member, however to receive the journal is $50 annually.
Membership in the Society includes specialists from all medical and health-related disciplines, the behavioral sciences and the social sciences. There are four categories of membership: Regular, Associate, Emeritus and Corresponding. Applicants must be sponsored by two colleagues, one of whom must be a Society member. Members receive the Society’s journal, Psychosomatic Medicine, at no additional cost and also receive a discount on annual meeting registration fees. For membership application, contact: