Join ACPM today to connect with more than 2,000 preventive medicine physicians, residents, medical students and public health partners all committed to health promotion and disease prevention. Available membership options are outlined below.

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ACPM membership runs on the calendar year, January 1–December 31 and is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Member Categories

ACPM offers flexible membership options for professionals at every stage of their career.

Full Member

Physicians who are board-certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, American Osteopathic Association, or any boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties are eligible for full membership. Full membership includes access to discounted pricing on continuing medical education courses, discounts to attend meetings and events, leadership opportunities and a complimentary subscription to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Fellow

Members can become an ACPM Fellow after three years of full membership in good standing and after meeting the requirements outlined by the College, including volunteer service, annual meeting attendance and participation in College-supported activities. Fellows receive additional member benefits including access to exclusive events and leadership opportunities through the Board of Regents. The application period for 2022 Fellowship is closed. Applications for 2023 Fellowship will be accepted beginning in mid-2022.

Resident

Resident physicians are eligible for membership throughout their residency training, and for one year following the completion of a residency. Member benefits include discounted event registrations, access to sponsored fellowships, leadership and volunteer opportunities, mentoring and career support, and a complimentary subscription to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 

Recent Graduate

Recent graduates of a preventive medicine residency program are eligible to join ACPM as a Recent Graduate Member for the two years following their completion of residency. After this period. members transition to become full Members of the College. 

Associate Member

Physicians who support the practice of preventive medicine but are not certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, American Osteopathic Association, or any of the boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties may become associate members of the College. Associate members receive a complimentary subscription to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and discounts to events, courses and products.

Supporting Member

This membership is for retired physicians who whish to continue their support of the American College of Preventive Medicine and the mission to improve health and wellbeing through disease prevention and health promotion. Members of this type continue to receive the online edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, and all other member benefits. 

Medical Student

Students enrolled in an accredited school of medicine and who are interested in learning more about preventive medicine may join as a medical student member. A one-time fee of $30 covers membership for the four years of medical school. Member benefits include discounts to attend meetings and events, and mentoring and career development.

Subscriber

Non-physicians and those who support the contributions of preventive medicine to improving health and quality of life for individuals, families, and communities are invited to join ACPM as a subscriber. Subscriber members are eligible to receive discounts to ACPM products, including a complimentary subscription to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Guest Non-Member

Create a free guest account to access select online resources and gain limited access to ACPM’s online community.