Membership Types

Membership Types

Regular Members

Individuals who hold a doctorate degree in medicine, dentistry, or veterinary medicine; have completed an accredited training program in general, oral, or veterinary pathology; and have expressed or demonstrated an interest in head and neck pathology are eligible to become regular members. Individuals who hold other doctorate degrees (PhD, ScD, etc) in allied health professional fields will also be considered.

For individuals who reside outside the United States or Canada, the criteria are the same as those for regular members. International members shall enjoy the rights and privileges as regular members, and will pay full dues in US currency.

Membership is open to all individuals of all nationalities who meet the above criteria. Annual membership dues are $100 ($30 for society membership and $70 for Head and Neck Pathology Journal support).

Resident/Fellow (Trainee) Members

Individuals who hold a doctorate degree in medicine, dentistry, or veterinary medicine; who have not yet completed training in general, oral, or veterinary pathology; and have expressed or demonstrated an interest in head and neck pathology are eligible to become trainee members. Once they have received a certificate verifying completion of their training (board certification encouraged but not required) they may apply for regular membership.

Resident members may participate in educational activities, but may not vote, hold office, or serve on committees. There are no dues for residents.

Emeritus Members

Individuals who have been active members in good standing in the Society for a minimum of five years, who have retired from gainful employment in the practice of pathology, or who have been forced into retirement due to illness or disability.

Emeritus members do not pay dues but may vote, hold office, or serve on committees.

Honorary Members

This category is for individuals identified by the membership because of exceptional meritorious achievement in the filed of head and neck pathology. Honorary members do not pay dues and may not vote, hold office, or serve on committees.

Life Members

Life membership status is no longer offered to new members.