Below is a quick comparison of the current membership categories. For a more detailed benefit list, download the member benefits summary or the full member benefits guide.
|Category||Qualifications||Publications||Educational Discounts||Funding Opportunities||Online Resources|
|Active||Holds MD, PhD, or equivalent, and resides in North or Central America. Active members have the right to vote and hold office.|
|Corresponding||Meet requirements for Active membership but reside outside of North or Central America. Corresponding members have the right to vote.|
|Affiliate||Professionals in nephrology or allied fields who are not eligible for Active or Corresponding membership.|
|Individuals engaged in postdoctoral clinical and/or research training.|
|Individuals pursuing an MD or PhD or who have completed a degree program and have an interest in nephrology but have not determined a specialty.|
|Emeritus*||Retired from clinical, teaching and research activities.|
* If you qualify for this membership category, please contact ASN at firstname.lastname@example.org to complete the join process.
** Publication access is online only.
*** Publication access is online only for those outside of North America.