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Purpose:
The American Association of Medical Dosimetrists is an international society established to promote and support the Medical Dosimetry profession. We provide opportunities for education, a forum for professional interaction and a representative voice in the healthcare community. The Society seeks to promote an ideal of professional conduct to which its members should aspire and endorses the highest standards of patient care.

Member Benefits:
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Membership:
All memberships are renewed annually and follow the calendar year to expire on December 31 of the current year. Renewal notices are sent out in October. Status of membership in the AAMD should reflect a Member's current career position. Members are required to change their membership status as their position in the profession changes. The dues amounts listed below are valid for 2017. New members who join between January 1 and September 30 will be members for the current membership year and will have online access to all previous issues of the Medical Dosimetry jounrnal and can email a request for any back issues of the Journal from the current year. Members who join after October 1, will automatically be moved to the next membership year and will have online access to Medical Dosimetry, but will not receive hard copy journals until the next calendar year.

Membership Categories

  • Full CMD Members: (2017 DUES: USD $200/year)
    Full CMD Members are individuals who are certified by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB). These members receive all AAMD member benefits and have the right to vote, hold board positions, participate on a standing or ad hoc committees and vote. (Membership Application)
  • Professional Associate Members: (2017 Dues: USD $200 per year)
    Professional Associate Members are individuals who are interested in the field of medical dosimetry, but who are ineligible to be a Full Member. This includes, but is not limited to, non-certified Medical Dosimetrists, Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists and Radiation Therapists. They receive all member benefits except the right to vote or hold office. They may serve on a standing or ad hoc committee. (Membership Application)
  • International Members: (2017 Dues: USD $150 per year)
    International Members are individuals who live outside of the United States who are either certified by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board or interested in the field of medical dosimetry. This includes, but is not limited to, CMDs, non-certified Medical Dosimetrists, Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists and Radiation Therapists or their recognized counterparts in a foreign country. They receive all member benefits including those of Member Plus. International Members may serve on a standing or ad hoc committee. (Membership Application)
  • Student Members: (2017 DUES: USD $80 per year)
    Student Members are individuals who are full-time students enrolled in a JRCERT accredited or JRCERT applicant medical dosimetry program. Student members will receive full access to the Member Plus education activities, but only receive electronic access to the Medical Dosimetry Journal. Student membership status shall extend for such time as the individual continuously remains enrolled in the medical dosimetry program, but not to exceed a period of two (2) years. Student members are encouraged to serve in an advisory capacity to committees. (Student Membership Application)
  • Corporate Membership: (2017 DUES: USD $375 per year)
    Corporate Members are corporations who are interested in the field of medical dosimetry and the Corporation's involvement therein. They shall have all the obligations, rights and privileges of Full CMD Members except the right to vote, hold office, or serve on a standing or ad hoc committee; however, they may, and are encouraged to serve in an advisory capacity to committees. (Membership Application)
  • Retired Members: (2017 DUES: USD $75 per year)
    Retired Members are individuals members who are 55 years of age or older, have been an AAMD member for at least 10 consecutive years and who request the membership committee to change their membership class to Retired Member. Retired members must apply for change of classification if returning to the workforce. They shall have all the obligations, rights and privileges of Full CMD Members except the right to vote, hold office, or serve on a standing or ad hoc committee; however, they may, and are encouraged to serve in an advisory capacity to committees. (Membership Application)
  • Honorary Members:
    Honorary Members shall be individuals who have rendered outstanding service in the field of medical radiation dosimetry. Nominations for Honorary Members may be made by any member of the membership committee. Nominations must be written and must detail the individual's qualifications and contributions. The member-ship committee shall present the nomination to the Board of Directors. An affirmative vote of three-fourths of the Board of Directors is necessary for election to the classification of honorary member. They shall pay no dues, and shall have all the obligations, rights and privileges of Full Members except the right to vote, hold office, or serve on a standing or ad hoc committee, however, they may, and are encouraged to serve in an advisory capacity to committees.