• About ACOEM

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  • JOIN ACOEM TODAY

    You are invited to join the premier medical society dedicated to the health and safety of workers, workplaces, and the environment!

    The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is the premier association of occupational and environmental medicine (OEM) physicians and other OEM health professionals. The College was founded in 1916 by physicians and surgeons caring for the nation's workforce ― today ACOEM has grown into the world's largest organization of OEM physicians and health professionals who bring a wide variety of experiences and specialties to the practice of OEM. 

    Benefits include: complimentary subscription to the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM), career development through ACOEM’s Career Center, discounts on educational programing, conferences, and products though ACOEM’s online bookstore, networking and leadership opportunities through local component societies, special interest sections, and councils and committees, and professional services such as insurance products, e-newsletters, and listservs. Visit the Member Benefits page to learn more.

    Membership in the Residents and Recent Graduates (RRG) Special Interest Section is included with Resident membership. Resident members also receive membership in two additional Special Interest Sections, as well as a complimentary subscription to the online Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines (APG-I).

    Active Membership

    Open to doctors of medicine or osteopathic medicine.

    • Term is January 1 – December 31.
    • National dues: $415.
    • Component dues: vary by component.
    • Please provide a copy of your medical degree and license at time of application.
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    Associate Membership

    Open to non-physicians with a doctorate level degree, master's level degree, or other advanced training in a related field to OEM such as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner.

    • Term is January 1 – December 31.
    • National dues: $225.
    • Component dues: vary by component.
    • Please provide documentation of your degree, certificate, license, or advanced training at time of application.
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    Resident Membership

    Open to full-time residents, who have an MD or DO degree.

    • Term is January 1 – December 31.
    • National dues: $45.
    • Component dues: not required.
    • Application fee: not required.
    • Please provide documentation of your full-time enrollment and expected completion date at time of application.
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    Medical Student Membership
    Open to full-time medical students, earning an MD or DO degree. National and local Component Society dues are free. Medical students must provide documentation of their full-time enrollment at the time of application (a letter or e-mail from your medical school with your expected graduation date is all that we need). Medical student members receive free access to APG-I and do not pay the Application Fee.

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    ACOEM Component Societies

    Membership in your regional component society is a requirement of membership. Members residing outside the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico are considered “Direct (International).” View Your Component and Component Dues by State.

    Re-joining ACOEM
    If you were an ACOEM member in the past, rejoining is easy! No need to re-apply. Simply call member services at 847-818-1800 or click here to update your contact information.

    Questions?
    Contact the Membership Department at 847-818-1800, or e-mail us via our feedback form