Academy of
Breastfeeding Medicine

A worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion,
protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation

Membership

Become a Member Today!

Benefits:

  • First-access to clinically useful Guidelines & Protocols
  • Access to members-only, password-protected website, membership directory & library
  • Access to members-only listserv
  • Full-year subscription to Breastfeeding Medicine ($389 value)
  • Access to timely press releases and announcements of the latest international news
  • Early alerts for key international meetings
  • Access to regular podcasts featuring ABM colleagues and other leaders in the field
  • Online access to all back issues of ABM's Newsletter: News and Views
  • Advocacy opportunities
  • Reduced registration fees at ABM Annual International Meeting
  • And of course the satisfaction of supporting breastfeeding mothers & babies worldwide

Become a Gold Member

Additional Benefits:

  • Recognition at Annual Meeting (Announcement and Certificate)
  • Invitation to Private Event: President's Reception
  • Featured on ABM website (over 18,000 page views each month)
  • Featured spotlight on ABM Blog & Social Media

Become a Lifetime Member

Additional Benefits:

  • Recognition at Annual Meeting (Announcement and Plaque)
  • Name recognition in every issue of Breastfeeding Medicine (10 issues)
  • Invitation to Private Event: President's Reception
  • Featured on ABM website (over 18,000 page views each month)
  • Featured spotlight on ABM Blog & Social Media
  • Our deepest appreciation for your commitment to ABM
  • Avoid hassle of yearly renewal

 

Interested in an Institutional Membership?  Please email ABM@bfmed.org for more details.

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Eligibility Requirements for Members:

  • MD, DO, MBBS, or equivalent degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy
  • A current license to practice medicine in one's state or country
  • To qualify as a Resident Member one must a resident or fellow
  • To qualify as a Student Member one must be a medical student, or a physician in full-time academic study or clinical training
    (Resident and Student Members are non-voting members, cannot hold office, or serve on the Board or Committees.)
  • Membership Early Bird Rates (by December 31, 2013): 

    (The 2014 membership expires on December 31, 2014.)

    Category 1 $300 (US dollars)

    Category 2 $125

    Category 3 $50*

    *Category 3 members receive Breastfeeding Medicine online and have the option to receive a hard copy of the journal at an additional minimal cost. For more information, contact the ABM Office.

    Residents  $ 50*  $100**

    Students    $25*

    *Members receive Breastfeeding Medicine access online only

    **Members receive Breastfeeding Medicine in print and online

    Gold Membership $690
    To remain a Gold Member, you must renew annually as a Gold Member ($490 of the $600 is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law in the USA).

    Lifetime Membership $6,000
    This is a demonstration of lifetime support of ABM (of which $4,300 is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law in the USA). Lifetime Members will never be asked to renew their membership.

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