Membership Classifications

Active Members

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Active members include physicians, epidemiologists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, social scientists and other professionals at the Masters or Doctoral level as well as those individuals with professional equivalence who have been actively engaged in the research or clinical aspects of psycho-oncology. Active members shall pay full dues, have the right to vote and are eligible for election to office in the Society.

  • CV required with application (CV in English. Please try to limit to no more than five (5) pages)
  • Affords special reduced subscription rates for Psycho-Oncology, the official journal of IPOS, and other related journals: Palliative and Supportive Care and Journal of Cancer Survivorship
  • Voting member

Associate Members

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Any individual that demonstrates an interest in psycho-oncology may join as an Associate, nonvoting member upon submission of an application and payment of annual dues as established by the Board of Directors. Associate members shall not have voting privileges and shall not be eligible for election to office, but shall otherwise receive the tangible benefits of membership in IPOS, as may be established from time to time by the Board of Directors.

  • No CV required with application
  • Affords special reduced subscription rates for Psycho-Oncology, the official journal of IPOS, and other related journals: Palliative and Supportive Care and Journal of Cancer Survivorship
  • Nonvoting member

Early Career Psycho-Oncology Professionals (ECPP)

($25 US for all Early Career professionals from all countries)
Created in 2014, IPOS created this special member category, supported by an ECPP Special Interest Group and Committee just for the Early Career Psycho-Oncology Professional who is within three years of his/her ultimate degree and is a practicing professional. The special rate for this member is $25 per calendar year. Please see the membership benefits page to view the many benefits of IPOS membership for the psycho-oncology professional.

  • Application form to indicate time period past final degree
  • Affords special reduced subscription rates for Psycho-Oncology, the official journal of IPOS, and other related journals: Palliative and Supportive Care and Journal of Cancer Survivorship
  • Voting member

Members-in-Training

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Those in training to become physicians, epidemiologists, psychologists, nurses, social workers and social scientists are eligible for this membership category provided they are considered qualified by the Membership Committee. Members-in- Training shall enjoy all the privileges of membership except that they shall not be eligible to hold elective office and shall not be entitled to vote.

  • Letter from Advisor/Dept. Chair Required with application (Letter template)
  • Affords special reduced subscription rates for Psycho-Oncology, the official journal of IPOS, and other related journals: Palliative and Supportive Care and Journal of Cancer Survivorship
  • Nonvoting member

Please also see our Membership Dues Refund Policy and Privacy Policy.

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