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Medical Specialists

Membership

APDS & ARAS members who join our community gain access to tremendous resources, educational and networking opportunities:

  • Surgical Education Week discounts

  • Award opportunities

  • Residents seeking positions, open professional positions and open training positions

  • Program Director Handbook

  • Guide to Resident Quality Improvement Projects

  • Access to the APDS and ARAS listservs

  • And more!

Become a

Member

Pay Membership
Dues

Membership Application

APDS Membership Dues

Active Program Directors – $425

Limited to officially designated program directors, of general surgery residency programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Membership is limited to one program director for each accredited residency program.

 

Active Associate Program Directors – $250

Limited to officially designated program directors, of general surgery residency programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Membership is limited to one program director for each accredited residency program.

 

Affiliate - $250

Individuals with interest in surgical education:  Examples include teaching faculty members, Fellowship Directors, Department Chairpersons, Program Directors of other surgical subspecialty programs, Surgical Educators, Research Scientists and others who have demonstrated and have a focused interest in general surgery education

 

​Residency Administrators (ARAS) – $250

Limited to persons interested in graduate education in surgery. Examples include; Teaching faculty members, Fellowship Directors, Department Chairpersons, Program Directors of other surgical subspecialty programs, Surgical Educators, Research Scientists and others who have demonstrated and have a focused interest in general surgery education.


Resident – $75

Limited to persons interested in graduate education in surgery. Examples include; Teaching faculty members, Fellowship Directors, Department Chairpersons, Program Directors of other surgical subspecialty programs, Surgical Educators, Research Scientists and others who have demonstrated and have a focused interest in general surgery education.

 

Senior Member (retired, age >70) – $0

o Limited to persons interested in graduate education in surgery. Examples include; Teaching faculty members, Fellowship Directors, Department Chairpersons, Program Directors of other surgical subspecialty programs, Surgical Educators, Research Scientists and others who have demonstrated and have a focused interest in general surgery education.

 

APDS is pleased to offer discounted membership dues for members identified by the World Bank Classification as
Low Income
Lower Middle Income
Upper Middle Income

View APDS Discounted Dues by Country

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