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Eligibility Requirements

If you already have an account with AmSECT log-in to your account and click here or visit www.amsect.org/renew to renew and/or update your membership (including a guest account). If you need assistance please contact us at amsect@amsect.org or 312-321-5156 and we can assist you to update your account.

Please note that memberships are non-refundable. 

AmSECT 2020 Membership Dues Transition

As you may know, the recent AmSECT Bylaws Amendment vote to update the language describing the timing of membership dues payments was recently approved by the AmSECT membership. Please see below for the updated bylaws language, rationale for the change, and additional information about this upcoming transition. 

Approved Membership Bylaws Language:

Membership dues shall be paid to the national office annually. A member in arrears of the payment of dues shall have no vote or other privilege of membership until the account is settled.

Rationale:

AmSECT proposed this change to provide more flexibility in determining the timing of the collection of dues.

Implementation Details:

AmSECT will implement annual dues instead of anniversary dues, beginning in 2020.  Those with a January renewal date will pay full dues rate according to their membership type; those with later renewal dates will have their dues prorated based on the month of their renewal date. Everyone will renew in January 2021 at full dues payment according to their membership type. 

You will automatically be invoiced in 2020 for membership through December 31, 2020 based on your current renewal date. For new members joining AmSECT, you will automatically be invoiced for membership through December 31, 2020 based on the date of your membership transaction. 

Should you have any questions or concerns about the membership, please do not hesitate to reach out to amsect@amsect.org

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

Active Membership - $225

An Active member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. An active member in good standing shall be entitled to vote on all issues submitted to him or her for a vote by the Board of Directors and/or the National Office and at each meeting of the membership and shall be eligible for election to office. Active members shall pay dues as prescribed by the Board of Directors and approved by the membership.

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Associate Membership - $125

An Associate member shall be a member who is involved in the clinical practice of extracorporeal technology but is not a perfusionist; or has an interest in either the society or extracorporeal technology, but who do not meet the stated criteria for any other membership category. Associate members shall pay national dues as prescribed by the Board of Directors. Associate members shall have a voice but no vote and shall not be eligible for election to office.

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International Membership - $125

An International member shall be a member who resides outside of the United States who is either actively engaged or interested, in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. International members shall pay dues as prescribed by the Board of Directors. International members shall have a voice but no vote and shall not be eligible for election to office.

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Perioperative Blood Management Clinician - $75

A Perioperative Blood Management Clinician member shall be a member who is actively engaged, or interested, in the practice of perioperative blood salvaging and processing. Perioperative Blood Management Clinician members shall pay national dues as prescribed by the Board of Directors. Perioperative Blood Management Clinician members shall have a voice but no vote and shall not be eligible for election to office. An individual who is actively engaged in other perfusion activities shall not be eligible for this membership category.

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Management Clinician Member


Transitional Membership - $135

A Transitional member shall be a member who applies for and is qualified to enter the Active category within one (1) year after graduation from an approved accredited training program, they shall be considered as a Transitional member and shall pay dues equal to 60% of the normal active membership fee per year for the first two years, after which the dues shall be assessed at the normal active membership rate.

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Student Membership - $15

A Student member shall be a member enrolled in an accredited program of perfusion education, approved by the Board of Directors. Students shall pay national dues as prescribed by the Board of Directors. Student members shall have a voice but no vote and shall not be eligible for election to office. Student members shall pay dues one time and remain student members while actively enrolled in the perfusion education program.

Please Note: AmSECT no longer requires submission of the AmSECT Student Member Registry Confirmation Form. Please make sure your Program Director signs page 2 of your membership application.

Click below to download our Student Membership Application.

Download the Student Membership Application


Group Membership Information

Click on the button below to learn more about group invoicing and group membership discounts for groups of new members. 

Group Membership

AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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Looking for Employment Opportunities?

AmSECT members may post an available position for a perfusion specialty at your institution or firm.

Non-members may also post positions free of charge, to be reviewed by National Headquarters prior to posting.

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Chicago, IL 60611

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  Email: amsect@amsect.org

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