Benefits of Membership

Learn More About Membership Options and Get Involved


ABM offers 3 types of membership

Standard membership includes

  • Subscription to Breastfeeding Medicine ($389 value), as well  access to online archives of past issues
  • Reduced registration fees for ABM Annual International Meeting
  • Priority access to clinically essential Guidelines & Protocols
  • Access to members-only, password-protected website with membership directory, listserv, and resource library, including back issues of the ABM Newsletter, News, and Views
  • Regular podcasts featuring ABM colleagues and other leaders in the field
  • Advocacy opportunities

Gold members also receive

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

Lifetime membership 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 placement on ABM website (over 18,000 page views each month), as well as Blog & Social Media pages
  • No need to renew membership each year

For more information about ABM Benefits Download the Membership Brochure   
If you are interested in an institutional membership, please contact ABM@bfmed.org

 

 


 

Apply for Membership: Eligibility Requirements and Fees

Eligibility requirements

  • MD, DO, MBBS, DDS, DMD 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 be 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 fees (in US dollars)

In order to bring together a broad, diverse group of physicians from around the world, ABM offers a tiered membership fee structure based on your home country.


Standard Memberships

Our standard memberships vary by price according to your geographical location and career status.

Category 1 $300
Category 2 $125
Category 3 $50*
Residents $50* or 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 $690 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.



Countries in Category 1: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and The United States / Puerto Rico

Countries in Category 2:
Andorra, Austria, Bahamas, Brunei, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, New Zealand, San Marino and Spain

Countries in Category 3: Abkhazia, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua/Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo-Kinshasa, Congo-Brazzaville, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (North & South), Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia (FYROM), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nagorno-Karabakh, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Cyprus, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Africa, South Ossetia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Province of China, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Transnistria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe 



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