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Full Members

($150 doctoral annually / $100 non-doctoral annually) – Full Members shall be individuals who have shown evidence of continuing active involvement or expertise in a clinical histocompatibility or research laboratory, or in a laboratory performing work related to this field. An application for Full Membership shall be supported by at least two sponsors who shall be current Full Members of the Society. A Full Member has voting privileges for the election of officers, and s/he is eligible to serve as an officer, committee chair, vice-chair, or committee member.

Technologist Members

($50 annually) –Technologist Members shall be non-doctoral and non-supervisory individuals in the fields of histocompatibility and/or immunogenetics who are new to the field or are who not prior Full Members. An application for Technologist Membership shall be supported by at least two sponsors who shall be a current Full Members of the Society. Individuals are eligible to maintain this membership for a maximum of five (5) years. A Technologist Member shall be eligible to apply for Full Membership at any time s/he satisfies the qualifications for Full Membership. Technologist members are not eligible to vote, hold office or be a committee chair or vice-chair but may otherwise serve on committees.

Student/Fellow Members

($50 annually) – Student/Fellow Members shall be individuals enrolled in a predoctoral or postdoctoral training program relevant to histocompatibility & immunogenetics who are not prior Full Members. An application for Student/Fellow Membership shall be supported by at least one sponsor who shall be current Full Members of the Society. Individuals are eligible to maintain this membership for the duration of their status as a student or fellow with written documentation from their advisor. A Student/Fellow Member shall be eligible to apply for Full Membership at any time s/he satisfies the qualifications for Full Membership. Student/Fellow Members are not eligible to vote, hold office or be a committee chair or vice-chair but may otherwise serve on committees.

International Associate

($50 annually) – International Associate Members shall be individuals involved in histocompatibility & immunogenetics not residing or working in North America or U.S. Territories and who are not prior Full Members. An application for International Associate Membership shall be supported by at least one sponsor who shall be a current Full Member of the Society. An International Associate Member shall be eligible to apply for Full Membership at any time s/he satisfies the qualifications for Full Membership. International Members are not eligible to vote, hold office or serve on committees.

Affiliate Membership

($50 annually) - Affiliate Members shall be vendors, consultants and providers of other goods and services to the field of histocompatibility & Immunogenetics as well as individuals involved in marketing businesses, organizations or associations (other than ASHI) related to histocompatibility & immunogenetics. An application for Affiliate Membership shall be supported by at least one sponsor who shall be a current Full Member of the Society. An Affiliate Member shall be eligible to apply for Full Membership at any time s/he satisfies the qualifications for Full Membership. Affiliate Members are not eligible to vote, hold office or be a committee chair or vice-chair but may otherwise serve on committees.

Emeritus Membership

($55 annually) – Individuals who have worked in histocompatibility and/or immunogenetics and have contributed to ASHI. They must be retired from all employment and have been a Full Member of ASHI for more than 15 years. Emeritus Members are not eligible to vote, hold office or be a committee chair or vice-chair, but may otherwise serve on committees. For ASHI’s annual meeting and regional education workshops there is no registration charge.

 

Benefits of Membership 

  • All members receive a subscription to the ASHI Quarterly, the President’s Newsletter and access to the on-line Membership Directory. All members except International Associates receive discounted prices when purchasing ASHI publications including the Laboratory Manual.
  • All members are eligible for CE credits from the ASHI Quarterly quiz free of charge.
  • All members are eligible for discounted registration fees at ASHI’s annual meeting and regional education workshops.
  • All members have free access to ASHI University (a web-based text and video curriculum providing comprehensive standardized information on topics relevant to the fields of histocompatibility and immunogenetics).
  • Full, Technologist, Student/Fellow & Emeritus members receive the additional benefit of an online subscription to ASHI’s monthly scientific journal, Human Immunology. A print subscription to the journal may be purchased for an additional fee of $30.
  • Student/Fellow members will have a further discounted price for the annual meeting registration.
  • New Technologist and Full Doctoral members are eligible for ASHI travel awards.
  • Member Forums
BENEFITS Full Technologist Student/Fellow Internat'l Associate Affiliate Emeritus
ASHI Quarterly, President's Newsletter, Membership Directory Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Discounted Annual Meeting and Regional Workshop registration Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Discounted publications (i.e. Procedure Manual) Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Special recognition in the Membership Directory No No No No No Yes
Eligible to hold office or serve as committee chair Yes No No No No No
Eligible to serve on committees Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Eligible to vote Yes No No No No No
Access to ASHI University Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Human Immunology on line Yes Yes Yes $20 Yes Yes
Paper copy of Human Immunology $30 $30 $30 No $30 $30

 

 

CATEGORY Annual Dues
Full $150.00 (Doctoral)
$100.00 (Non-Doctoral)
Technologist $50.00
Student/Fellow $50.00
International Associate $50.00
Affiliate Membership $50.00
Emeritus $55.00

   

For more information:

American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
1120 Route 73, Suite 200
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: 856/638-0428
Fax: 856/439-0525
E-mail: info@ashi-hla.org

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