Join ASTMH


We are a worldwide community of scientists, clinicians and professionals dedicated to promoting global health.

Joining the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene instantly opens a world of opportunities for students and professionals of all levels to advance their careers and  enhance their education. ASTMH members are dedicated to furthering the global knowledge base on tropical diseases, leading to unparalleled collaboration, networking and shared experiences.

Download the New Regular Member Application
Download the Student/Post-Doc/Resident/Fellow Application
Download the Reduced Low and Low Middle Income Country Member Application 

For more than a century, the members of The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), have been striving to prevent and control infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor. Research, health care and education are the cornerstones of ASTMH. Our work bridges basic laboratory research to international field work and clinics to country-wide programs.

Regular Membership ($230)
Reduced Low and Low-Middle Income Countries ($25)
Student Membership ($15)
Post-Docs/Medical Residents/Fellows Membership ($25)
Life Membership ($4600)
Emeritus Membership
ACAV Subgroup Membership ($25)
ACME Subgroup Membership ($25)
ACMCIP Subgroup Membership ($25)
ACCTMTH Clinical Group Subgroup Membership ($25) Clinical Group Life Membership ($600)
ACGH Subgroup Membership ($25) 

Types of Membership

For Individuals

Regular Membership ($230) includes voting privileges, ability to hold office, reduced member rates for the Annual Meeting and other events; subscription to the Society's monthly journal-the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; free, full access to AJTMH with member-only access to recently published and accepted full text articles (free downloadable AJTMH app to your Apple or Android device); reduced AJTMH page charges for authors; a listing in the online member-only directory and access to the monthly online newsletter.

NEW-Reduced Regular Membership Dues for Low and Low-Middle Income Countries ($25) includes all member benefits as listed above. See qualifying list here. This is open to all citizens and legal residents of said countries.

Student Membership ($15) includes, voting privileges, reduced member rates for the Annual Meeting and other events; subscription to the Society's monthly journal-the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; free, full access to AJTMH with member-only access to recently published and accepted full text articles (free downloadable AJTMH app to your Apple or Android device); reduced AJTMH page charges for authors; a listing in the online member-only directory and access to the monthly online newsletter. This level of membership is available to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of global health, international health, tropical medicine or a related discipline. Proof of student status must accompany application.

Post-Docs/Medical Residents/Fellows Membership ($25)  includes, voting privileges, reduced member rates for the Annual Meeting and other events; subscription to the Society's monthly journal-the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; free, full access to AJTMH with member-only access to recently published and accepted full text articles (free downloadable AJTMH app to your Apple or Android device); reduced AJTMH page charges for authors; a listing in the online member-only directory and access to the monthly online newsletter. This level of membership is available to full-time post-doctoral students pursuing studies in the fields of global health, international health, tropical medicine or a related discipline. Proof of student status must accompany application.

Life Membership ($4600) includes voting privileges, ability to hold office, reduced member rates for the Annual Meeting and other events; subscription to the Society's monthly journal-the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; free, full access to AJTMH with member-only access to recently published and accepted full text articles (free downloadable AJTMH app to your Apple or Android device); reduced AJTMH page charges for authors; a listing in the online member-only directory and access to the monthly online newsletter. Life membership is available with a one-time payment of 20 times the current regular membership rate.

Emeritus Membership is available after 15 years of continuous active membership and retirement from active work in tropical medicine. Emeritus members do not pay dues. Emeritus Membership includes includes reduced member rates for the Annual Meeting and other events; subscription to the Society's monthly journal-the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; free, full access to AJTMH with member-only access to recently published and accepted full text articles (free downloadable AJTMH app to your Apple or Android device); reduced AJTMH page charges for authors; a listing in the online member-only directory and access to the monthly online newsletter. Qualified active members should submit a written request for Emeritus status. Please submit request to Buffy Finn at bfinn@astmh.org for appropriate handling.

American Committee on Arthropod-Borne Viruses (ACAV) Subgroup Membership ($25) is available for members with an interest in the field of arbovirology. ACAV conducts a special awards program and organizes a symposium at the annual meeting on a relevant topic.

American Committee of Medical Entomology (ACME) Subgroup Membership ($25) is available for members whose interests lie in the area of human diseases transmitted by arthropods. This group conducts an annual meeting travel awards program, an awards program for outstanding achievement in medical entomology and organizes symposia at the annual meeting.

American Committee of Molecular, Cellular and Immunoparasitology (ACMCIP) Subgroup Membership ($25) is available for members who work in the varied disciplines of parasitology, especially in basic laboratory, pre-clinical and translational research, clinician sciences and population-based sciences. Through annual meeting programming, ACMCIP fosters the transfer of fundamental discoveries in basic research to applications that improve human health.

Clinical Subgroup Membership ($30) Clinical Group Lifetime Membership ($600) is available for members involved in the clinical aspect of tropical medicine. Students do not have voting privileges. The American Committee on Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health (ACCTMTH) provides a directory of member clinicians to individuals requesting referrals, and offers an e-mail forum for discussion of cases and dissemination of information. If you would like to have a listing in the Clinical Consultants Directory, please send an e-mail to bfinn@astmh.org.

ASTMH Committee on Global Health (ACGH) Subgroup Membership ($25) is available for members who work in the field of global health and are interested in promoting the development of the field of Global Health which addresses multidisciplinary transnational approaches to health issues that unfavorably affect the underserved and under-resourced populations.

The ASTMH dues year runs on a fiscal year: July through the following June. Dues are billed on a fiscal year basis, not on an anniversary basis.

Buffy Finn
Member Services Administrator
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015 USA
Phone: +1-847-480-9592
Fax: +1-847-480-9282
E-mail: bfinn@astmh.org