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Joining NAMS

All health professionals with an interest in the many issues affecting women as they approach menopause and beyond are invited to apply for membership in The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

Membership in NAMS includes a wide variety of benefits:

  • Subscription to Menopause, the Society’s acclaimed monthly official online journal of peer-reviewed research.
  • Opportunity to subscribe to NAMS e-newsletters including: Menopause e-Consult® (clinical questions and cases with expert commentary); Menopause Care Updates (summaries and commentaries on recent scientific articles that inform and influence clinical menopause practice).

  • Free listing in Referral Databases for consumers.

  • Free or discounted NAMS educational materials for professionals and consumers.

  • Preferred pricing when sitting for the NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner competency examination.

  • Discounted registration fees for NAMS Annual Meeting and other courses. 

  • Free online CME activities, such as Practice Pearls, a series of clinical overviews and perspectives that tackle challenging problems in the care of women at midlife and beyond.

  • Networking opportunities with the world’s experts in the field.

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Categories of Membership

Active Member:
 Active Members shall be licensed physicians and other licensed healthcare professionals, scientists holding an advanced degree in one of the biological or social sciences, and others with professional or scientific interests in menopause who subscribe to the principles of professional ethics in their respective disciplines. Active Members shall have the right to vote and hold office and shall receive a subscription to Menopause.

Associate Member: Physicians who are serving approved residencies or fellowships and students may apply for Associate Membership. Associate Members shall not have the right to vote or hold office. They shall receive a subscription to Menopause and shall pay a reduced in-training registration fee for attendance at the Annual Scientific Meeting, said fee established by the Board of Trustees. Membership in this category is automatically terminated three years after completion of training, at which time the individual is transferred to Active Membership. Associate Members may transfer to Active Membership at any time during this three‑year period.

Honorary Member: Honorary Membership may be bestowed upon individuals who, in the opinion of the Society, are deserving of this special recognition by virtue of exceptional contributions either to the field of menopause or to the Society. Honorary Members shall not have the right to vote or hold office. They shall pay no dues and shall not receive a subscription to Menopause.

Life Member: An Active Member who has reached the age of 70 years or more and who has been a member of the Society continuously for at least the ten previous years shall be granted Life Membership upon request to the Executive Director. Life Members shall have the right to vote but shall not have the right to hold elected office. They shall pay no dues and shall not receive a subscription to Menopause.  

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