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Membership Fees

You will be able to ENTER your membership details, DESIGNATE your Areas of Interest and Professional Activities, and PAY your membership dues.

Memberships are valid until rescinded by the member. Notifications will be sent to the email on file, so please ensure that this is a personal email address you will always be authorized to access.



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Membership Benefits

Global

AWIRs global partners and chapters are essential to our mission of fostering the advancement and education of women in rheumatology. Our digital footprint includes over 11,000 touchpoints worldwide and is key in our mission to connect Rheumatologists across continents.

Education

AWIR offers its members premier medical education and professional advocacy training with specific initiatives for physicians, advanced practice providers, and fellows.

Advocacy

AWIR advocates work on the frontline of healthcare. We provide support for our community with tools and resources necessary for actively engaging legislators and regulators around the country. Join our network to support AWIR policy priorities at both the state and federal level.

Practice Development

AWIR is dedicated to providing support for physicians in developing the practice of Rheumatology. Resources provided include mentoring, networking, contract review techniques, and negotiation skills.

Clinical Trials

AWIR is dedicated to engaging members and partners in research that will improve the treatment of rheumatic diseases and patient's lives.

Local

AWIR local chapter meetings give members the opportunity to network, mentor and lead on a local and regional level. Attendance is free and all are invited.

Events

AWIR offers CME accredited meetings throughout the year focusing on key initiatives scientific updates and our signature immunology bootcamp.


Rules for AWIR Membership

Physician Membership

Qualifications

Membership in the Association includes physicians whose practices involve the treatment of patients with rheumatic diseases. Active members shall fulfill the qualifications for membership in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). Allied Specialty Members will include Practitioners in Allied Specialties participating in the care of patients with Rheumatic diseases.

New Members

- A licensed or retired Rheumatologist may join by paying membership dues.

- Fellows-in-training and recent graduates (within 5 years) can join by providing a letter of certification from the Rheumatology Program Director or proof of the date of completion of fellowship training. This can be uploaded during the Registration process. Membership fees will be waived.

Allied Specialty Members

Allied Specialty Members will include Practitioners in Allied Specialties participating in the care of patients with Rheumatic diseases.

Active Members

Active members shall be physicians in good standing who are involved in the ongoing care of patients with rheumatic disease who have continued to comply with requirements of membership as set forth by the membership as a whole. Members listed as active members of the Association prior to the organization’s incorporation shall be automatically admitted to the membership.

Dues:

Membership shall be assessed on enrollment. The amount of the dues shall be determined by the Board of Directors.

   

Affiliate Membership

Physician Assistants / Nurse Practitioners / Advanced Practice Nurses Qualifications

Licensed NP or PA who currently practices in the field of Rheumatology.

Licensed NP or PA who currently practices in the field of Rheumatology.

Credentialed scientists who work in the field of Rheumatology.

Rules of Membership and Dues Payment apply as noted under Physician Membership.


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