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International Membership

The diverse ACP international membership extends across the globe, with members from more than 125 countries. In addition, ACP has a local presence with established chapters in Brazil, Canada, Central America, Chile, Colombia, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Southeast Asia, and Venezuela.

Membership Types and Eligibility

Full Member

Physicians certified in internal medicine, a combined program, or in neurology are eligible for ACP Membership. If not certified, physicians may submit proof that they completed training in a post-graduate medical residency program in internal medicine, a combined program or in neurology. Certification in internal medicine is required for physicians living in Canada and Japan.

* For new members who reside outside of an ACP Chapter, please submit a Membership Sponsoring Form with your New Member application. Please contact the Membership Coordinator at mbrservices@acponline.org with any questions.

Physician Affiliate

Physicians holding a current active medical license who graduated from a medical school found in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) and who are not trained in internal medicine are eligible to apply for Physician Affiliate membership.

Physician Affiliate membership is not available to physicians living in Japan.

Resident/Fellow Member

Physicians currently in an accredited training program in internal medicine, a combined program, neurology, or a fellowship in a subspecialty of internal medicine are eligible to apply.

Medical Student

If you are a medical student enrolled in a medical school included in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED), you are eligible to join the American College of Physicians.

Dues and Fees

ACP’s membership year runs from July 1 to June 30 each year. Dues are pro-rated and are valid through June 30, 2015.

Current Members

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ACP Fellowship (FACP)

Internists and subspecialists who have been recognized for personal integrity, superior competence, professional accomplishment, and demonstrated scholarship may be eligible to become an ACP Fellow.