Membership in ABM

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ABM offers two types of membership

Both physician and affiliate membership cycles renew on an anniversary-based membership. Membership will be active for one year from the day you join.

Physician Membership

For over 25 years, ABM has been bringing doctors together to provide evidence-based solutions to the challenges facing breastfeeding across the globe. ABM is pleased to offer physician membership to those individuals who qualify based on the requirements below.

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 can serve on a committee, but cannot hold office or serve on the Board.)
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Affiliate Membership

ABM recognizes that it takes a village to support a successful breastfeeding journey. In order to grow the breastfeeding medicine community, the Academy is delighted to engage health care team members with a new affiliate membership category open to non-physician healthcare providers who promote, protect, and support breastfeeding families.

Eligibility requirements
  • NP, RN, PA, IBCLC, RD, SLP, Certified Nurse Midwives, and other healthcare professionals with an advanced degree interested in Breastfeeding Medicine who are certified by the appropriate entity.
  • To qualify as a PhD “Affiliate Member,” one must be conducting research or studying a field related to breastfeeding medicine.
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