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Membership Dues

Please Note Billing Change

Attention physicians in Kentucky, Massachusetts and North Dakota: Your AMA membership dues will not appear on your 2015 state or local medical society invoice. The AMA will send you a dues statement directly or you can renew/apply online.

Physicians

Annual regular membership $420
Annual regular membership - first year in practice $210
Annual regular membership - second year in practice $315
Annual regular membership - military physicians $280

Residents and Fellows

One-year membership $45
Two-year membership $80
Three-year membership $120
Four-year membership
$160

Retired Physicians

Fully retired (working 0 hours per week) $84
Semi-retired (physician working 1-20 hours per week and at least 55 years of age) $210

Students

One-year membership $20
Two-year membership $38
Three-year membership $54
Four-year membership $68

Multi-year memberships offer a savings for students and residents who remain in the same category of membership over the selected membership period.

Single-year payments, regardless of membership category, are paid annually and are based on a calendar year.

International medical student graduates are eligible for AMA membership upon receiving ECFMG certification (having graduated from an international or U.S. medical school and taken and passed the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2).

AMA dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes, but may be partially deducted as a business expense. AMA estimates that 50 percent of your membership dues are allocable to lobbying activities of the AMA, and therefore are not deductible for income tax purposes.

Dues-paying members are eligible to receive print copies of JAMA. For the 2015 membership year, the allocated cost of $31 for JAMA is included in, and not deductible from AMA membership dues. All members receive free online access to The JAMA Network®, which brings together JAMA and the 9 specialty journals. In addition, all members are eligible to receive AMA Morning Rounds.

Applying for AMA membership

Membership is contingent upon the American Medical Association’s (AMA) acceptance of the membership application. The endorsement, deposit or negotiation of an applicant’s check, or processing of a charge to applicant's credit card, does not guarantee admission into or acceptance of membership by the AMA. Checks received will routinely be deposited without a determination of the propriety of the payment or the applicability of the amount. Applicants who are not admitted to membership will receive a refund from the AMA for the amount submitted.

Join or renew today.

Credit card payment options

Monthly installment payments with automatic renewal

(available to regular, first year in medical practice*, second year in medical practice*, military, semi-retired and fully retired membership categories only): Installment payments begin the month that the membership transaction is made and continue until paid in full by December 31. You will receive a reminder notice each year on or about November 1. Unless you cancel your authorization in writing by December 1 of the year prior (see below), your designated account will be charged 1/12 of the annual membership dues beginning in January of each year.

*You are in a membership dues category that will transition at the time of renewal (first year in medical practice to second year in medical practice; second year in medical practice to regular practice). Please see the dues rates below during these transition periods.

First year in practice…$210
Second year in practice…$315
Regular practice…$420

Annual payment with automatic renewal

(available to regular, first year in medical practice*, second year in medical practice*, military, semi-retired, fully retired, and resident or fellow* membership categories only): Your designated account will be charged immediately for the full amount of your annual membership dues. Thereafter, you will receive a reminder notice each year on or about November 1. Your credit card will then be charged on or about January 1 of each year for AMA membership dues unless you cancel your authorization in writing by December 1 of the year prior (see below). If you do not promptly cancel your authorization, your designated account will be charged for the next membership year.

The automatic renewal payment option is not available to medical students.

The AMA will provide prior written notice of any change in the annual membership dues rate.

Cancellation of your automatic renewal authorization must be submitted in one of the following ways:

E-mail: msc-AmerMedAssn@ama-assn.org

Fax:(800) 262-3221

Mail: AMA Member Relations
American Medical Association
AMA Plaza
330 N. Wabash Ave. Suite 39300
Chicago, IL 60611

*You are in a membership dues category that will transition at the time of renewal (resident or fellow to first year in medical practice;first year in medical practice to second year in medical practice; second year in medical practice to regular practice). Please see the dues rates below during these transition periods.

First year in practice…$210
Second year in practice…$315
Regular practice…$420

Single payment

(available to all membership categories): Your dues are charged to your credit card during the month your membership payment is received.