The American Society of Dermatopathology

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The following two memberships are offered for dermatologists or pathologists with an interest in dermatopathology:

First Year in Practice Associate Membership

First Year in Practice Associate applicants must:
  • be in their first year of practice;
  • reside in the United States or Canada;
  • be fully licensed to practice medicine in a state, territory, or province of competent jurisdiction; and
  • be either (a) certified in Pathology or Dermatology by the ABMS or an AOA Specialty Certifying Board and is a fellow in an ACGME or AOA approved dermatopathology training program; or (b) have a M.D., D.O. or other comparable doctorate of medical physician status with a demonstrated special expertise in pathology of the skin or research therein.
Annual Dues
Membership dues in the amount of $245 are due upon application submittal and include online access to the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. Membership dues in the amount of $480 are due in subsequent years. The printed version of the journal can be purchased at an additional cost of $225.

Associate Membership

Associate applicants must:
  • reside in the United States or Canada;
  • be fully licensed to practice medicine in a state, territory, or province of competent jurisdiction; and
  • be either (a) certified in Pathology or Dermatology by the ABMS or an AOA Specialty Certifying Board and is a fellow in an ACGME or AOA approved dermatopathology training program; or (b) have a M.D., D.O. or other comparable doctorate of medical physician status with a demonstrated special expertise in pathology of the skin or research therein.
Annual Dues
Membership dues in the amount of $480 are due upon application submittal and include an online subscription to the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. A subscription to the printed version of the Journal can be purchased at the publisher’s rate for an additional $225 per year.

Apply for Membership

To complete an online application:

  1. Log into the ASDP membership portal at https://portal.asdp.org.
  2. In the navigation, under Membership, select Join/Renew.
  3. Then select Join ASDP as a new member

Deadline for Submissions of Applications

Applications and supporting materials are due by March 31, June 30, September 30 or December 31 of each year. Applications meeting the membership criteria stated in the bylaws and reviewed by the Membership Committee will be recommended for ratification by the ASDP Board of Directors. Application reviews are performed quarterly; in January, April, July and October.