Categories of Membership
Categories of SSMR membership include the following:
An active member is an individual interested in male reproductive health. Active members pay full dues and have voting privileges. These members must also fulfill one of the following criteria:
- At least 20% of clinical practice or research effort must be in the area of infertility. Or
- Must have at least three months of basic or clinical training in male reproductive surgery or medicine. Or
- Must have demonstrated an interest in male reproduction by attending three meetings of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction or by attending two SSMR meetings and a subject-oriented seminar dealing with infertility sponsored by the AUA. These should be completed within a five-year period.
A resident, fellow, or postdoctoral student member has waived dues and has no voting privileges. These members must also submit a letter of attestation of current training status by a current Program Director or Preceptor.
Interested in a Traveling Fellow Scholarship?
A Fellow that has recently graduated and has waived dues for one year and has no voting privileges.
A senior/honorary member will have at least 10 years of SSMR membership and be at least 62 years of age or retired; OR permanently disabled. This category of membership pays reduced dues and has voting privileges.
If you have questions regarding membership, please contact Amy Wilson at the SSMR office at 847-517-7225 or email email@example.com.