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TRANSFERRING TO NEW MEMBER TYPE

RESIDENT MEMBERS APPLYING FOR CANDIDATE MEMBERSHIP

Eligibility
Candidate members must have successfully completed or be eligible for examination in general surgery given by the American Board of Surgery or the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

Fellows in, or individuals who are within 12 months after completion of an ACGME-approved pediatric surgical fellowship or RCSC-equivalent positions, are eligible for candidate membership.

A candidate member must be licensed to practice medicine in the United States or Canada.

Dues
Annual member dues are $75. All Candidate members are required to carry an annual subscription to the Journal of Pediatric Surgery at the special rate of $150 for print/digital or $130 for digital.

CANDIDATE MEMBERS APPLYING FOR REGULAR MEMBERSHIP

Eligibility
A regular member must be licensed to practice medicine in the United States or Canada. All regular members must be certified in pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery or by the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

A regular member must have completed his/her training in an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-approved position or equivalent Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (RCSC)-approved program.

An applicant must have a practice devoted predominately to pediatric surgery, except as may be required by emergency care or special circumstance. An applicant may not be elected to membership until he or she has practiced pediatric surgery for one year after completion of the required surgical training.

Dues
Annual member dues are $525. All Regular members are required to carry an annual subscription to the Journal of Pediatric Surgery at the special rate of $150 for print/digital or $130 for digital.

Application
To apply for transfer of your current member type to a new member type (Resident to Candidate or Candidate to Regular), you must complete an application.

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NOTE: your application must be completed within 24 hours of the start time.  Incomplete applications are deleted from the system if not completed within 24 hours.  Be sure you have all of the required documents prior to starting an application.