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New Members – 2018

Join ACPA for 2018 and receive the rest of 2017 at no additional charge. This offer is valid for new members who join September 1 – December 31, 2017 and will automatically be applied to all new memberships.

Annual
Dues
Entrance
Fee
Airmail
Fee*
Total 1st
Year Dues
Active Member $240 $25 $0 $265
International Active $240 $25 $35 $300
Associate Member $240 $25 $0 $265
International Associate $240 $25 $35 $300
Student Member $110 $0 $0 $110
International Student $110 $0 $35 $145

All payments are due in US Funds.
* Only first-year international members pay the airmail fee.

Active membership may be granted to applicants who have completed a formal training program in their field in the U.S. or Canada, or practice in the U.S. or Canada, and display a professional interest in the study or treatment of cleft lip, cleft palate, and craniofacial anomalies.

International Active Member: International membership may be granted to an applicant who would otherwise qualify for Active Member status except his/her formal training was completed outside of the U.S. or Canada and he/she practices outside of the U.S. or Canada.

Associate membership may be granted to an applicant who resides in the U.S. or Canada, does not qualify for Active Member status and meets any one of the following criteria: has interests consistent with the goals of the Association; has displayed an interest in the study or treatment of cleft lip, cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies; or works in the field of cleft lip, cleft palate, and craniofacial anomalies.

International Associate Member: International Associate membership may be granted to an applicant who would qualify as an Associate Member and resides outside of the U.S. or Canada.

Student membership may be granted to an applicant whose professional interests are consistent with the goals of the Association, who has displayed an interest in the study or treatment of cleft lip, cleft palate, and craniofacial anomalies, and who is a full-time student in good standing in an undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate training program. Applicants must provide a letter from their department chair verifying their full-time student, resident, fellow, or post-doctoral status. Student letters may be sent by email, fax or mail.

International Student Member: International Student membership may be granted to an applicant who would qualify as a Student Member and is in a program outside of the U.S. or Canada. Applicants must provide a letter from their department chair verifying their full-time student, resident, fellow, or post-doctoral status. Student letters may be sent by email, fax or mail.

Renewing Members

All memberships must be renewed annually on January 1. All renewing members receive paper and email renewal notices in the fall for the upcoming calendar year. If your membership category has changed and is different than the one listed on your renewal notice, please Contact Us.

Student Members

All student members are converted to Active Member status based on the end dates provided to ACPA. Members who are still in an undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate training program (including a residency, fellowship, or post-doctoral program), still qualify for student status.

Transitional Members

Student Members who recently completed a training program might qualify for Transitional Membership for up to two years. This membership is available to any current ACPA Student Members in good standing who have completed school and/or a training program, are interested in working with cleft and craniofacial patients and are not yet employed in a cleft lip/palate or craniofacial related position. The 2018 Transitional Member Dues are $170. In order to qualify for transitional status, student members must email us proof of employment outside of the cleft/craniofacial field.

Retiring Members

Retiring members could qualify for one of the following:

Life membership may be conferred to any Active Member who is at least 60 years of age, has been a continuous member of ACPA for at least 20 years and is retired from professional activities. Professional retirement is defined as full cessation of remuneration for all professional activities. Please email us to see if you qualify for Life Membership.
Retired Membership may be conferred to any Active Member who has retired from professional activities but does not qualify for Life Membership. Professional retirement is defined as full cessation of remuneration for all professional activities. 2018 Dues for Retired Members are $80. Please email us to change to Retired Membership.

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