Physician Membership in abm

Learn More About Membership Options and Get Involved

ABM offers two types of physician membership

The ABM Membership cycle renews on an anniversary-based membership. This means your membership will be active for one year from the day you join.

Benefits of Membership

Standard membership includes

  • Online subscription to Breastfeeding Medicine ($441 value), as well as access to online archives of past issues
  • Reduced registration fees for ABM Annual International Meeting
  • Priority access to clinically essential Guidelines & Protocols
  • Access to exclusive member discounts on CE opportunities in the ABM Education Center
  • Access to members-only, password-protected website with membership directory, MyABM member community, and resource library
  • NEW! Member-only Shared Interest Groups
  • Regular podcasts featuring ABM colleagues and other leaders in the field
  • Advocacy opportunities

Gold members also receive

  • Recognition at Annual Meeting (Announcement and Certificate), followed by posts on the ABM Blog and social media pages
  • Featured placement on ABM website on the Distinguished Members page




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

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 $400
Category 2 $240
Category 3 $65
Residents $65
Students $35

Gold Membership: $860

To remain a Gold Member, you must renew annually as a Gold Member. 


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: 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, 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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