Persons who hold a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and are in their residency or fellowship can be active members. Residents and Fellows have the same rights and privileges of active members, including the rights to vote and hold office.
Medical Student members are full-time students enrolled in an accredited medical school. Student members are entitled to Society member privileges but do not hold the rights to vote or hold office.
For purposes of membership, “medical students’ are defined as those person who are a full-time student making satisfactory progress toward the attainment of the degree of Doctor of Medicine from a medical school program that is accredited by The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), part of the U.S. Department of Education, leading to the M.D. degree in the United States, or The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), leading to a D.O. degree in the United States.