The American Society of Dermatopathology


IMPORTANT - The ASDP application site is currently unavailable as we are transitioning to a new member database. No new applications or member change requests can be submitted as this time. 

Fellowship Trainee Membership

Individuals have the option to select between Fellowship Trainee with print journal or Fellowship Trainee with online journal only. Pricing for each of these memberships is listed below.

Fellowship Trainee applicants must:
  • reside in the United States or Canada;
  • be fully licensed to practice medicine in a state, territory, or province of competent jurisdiction;
  • 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; and
  • submit written documentation from the current program director or registrar's office verifying enrollment in an ACGME approved dermatopathology training program (Fellow Trainee Status Verfication Form).
Fellowship Trainee membership automatically expires at the end of the fiscal year that coincides with the member's expected completion date of the dermatopathology fellowship program, at which time the Fellowship Trainee member shall be eligible to apply for First Year in Practice Associate or member status.

Annual Dues 
  • Fellowship Trainee without Journal: Membership dues in the amount of $0 (complimentary) are due upon application submittal and include online access to the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology.
  • Fellowship Trainee with Journal: Membership dues in the amount of $235 are due upon application submittal and include a subscription to the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology.

Deadline for Submission 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.