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ASFA membership is available to all professionals who are actively involved in apheresis medicine. As a member of ASFA, you are part of a network of professionals in the field of apheresis. ASFA members are encouraged to actively participate in the leadership of the Society by joining ASFA Committees that are working to advance apheresis-related education, research, and advocacy initiatives.

Please note that ASFA membership runs within the calendar year from January 1 - December 31. 

 

 

  2019 Membership Fees


INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

Individual membership shall be limited to physicians, technologists, nurses, scientists, donor recruiters and other personnel who are either: (1) actively working in the field of apheresis to provide patient or donor services and/or perform research, or (2) have demonstrated a sincere and significant interest in the field of apheresis. Individual members shall have the right to vote at all meetings of the Society.

 Membership Type   Journal for Clinical
 Apheresis
Subscription

 Fee
 Individual Membership - Physician/PhD  Electronic  $190 - 1 year
 $380 - 2 years
 Individual Membership - Allied Health Professional/
 Physician in Training
 Electronic  $130 - 1 year
 $260 - 2 years
 Individual Membership - Allied Health Professional/
 Physician in Training
 No Journal  $80 - 1 year

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Associate membership shall be limited to physicians, technologists, nurses, scientists and other individuals actively participating in the field of apheresis or who have demonstrated a sincere and significant interest in the field of apheresis, and who work for for-profit entities that manufacture, distribute, consult or sell or are in the employment of for-profit entities who manufacture, distribute, consult or sell apheresis equipment or supplies, or who develop, distribute or sell apheresis-derived commercial or pre-commercial products and/or have other perceived conflicts of interest as deemed relevant by the Board of Directors. Associate members are voting members of the Society but are not eligible for committee chair or Board of Directors appointment.

 Membership Type  Journal for Clinical
 Apheresis
Subscription

 Fee
 Associate Membership - Physician/PhD  Electronic  $190 - 1 year
 $380 - 2 years
 Associate Membership - Allied Health Professional/
 Other Personnel
 Electronic  $130 - 1 year
 $260 - 2 years

 

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

Honorary membership shall be limited to individuals who have made significant contributions or performed outstanding services to the Society and have retired from the practice of apheresis. Election to honorary membership shall be by a vote of a majority of the Board of Directors. Honorary Membership carries all privileges of membership except subscription to the Journal. Please submit the application form and your CV to ASFA Head Office. Click here to send the application form.

 

  Membership Benefits


  • Electronic Subscription to the Journal of Clinical Apheresis
    Members will receive six issues of the journal in electronic format.
    • Members Save up to: $421 
  • Free Registration for Educational Webinars 
    ASFA is excited to announce that educational webinars will be provided free of charge to all members.
    • Members save up to $525 
  • Reduced Rates for the ASFA Annual Meeting
    Be part of the key educational and networking event for physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals in the field of apheresis.
  • Reduced Rates for Educational Resources and Materials
    Members save up to 40% on ASFA publications.

    Total Potential Savings of up to $1176

 

 Additional benefits:

  • Access to the member-only online education portal ASFA Access.
    • View past webinars, ASFA guidelines and PDF copies of the special issues through this exclusive online education portal.
  • Subscription to the member-only ASFA Newsletter
    • Receive a quarterly ASFA Newsletter designed to introduce new information and exchange ideas in the field of apheresis medicine with other members in the Society.
  • Access to the member-only Facility Directory
    • The Facility Database is designed to enable members to search on data and information that is most important to professionals in the field.
  • Access to the member-only ASFA Discussion Forum
    • Have access to a member-only discussion forum where members can communicate and network with other professionals in the field.
  • Subscription to the ASFA Newsflash
    • Receive timely updates of news in the field of apheresis.
  • Option to participate in ASFA Committees
    • Support and influence ongoing initiatives in the field of apheresis.
  • Option to participate in the ASFA Journal Club
    • Network with apheresis professionals while discussing the hottest papers in the field.