The American Society of Dermatopathology


International Membership

International Membership applicants must:
  • reside outside of the United States or Canada;
  • be fully licensed to practice medicine in their country of residence;
  • be a practicing dermatopathologist;
  • holds a specialty certificate in Pathology or Dermatology;
  • has a M.D., D.O. or other comparable doctorate of medical physician status; and
  • be of high moral, ethical and professional standing, as attested to by one (1) Fellow member of the Society and two (2) colleagues familiar with the applicant's work. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a candidate for International Membership is certified in dermatopathology by the ABMS, an AOA Specialty Certifying Board in Dermatopathology or has passed the International Board Certifying Examination in Dermatopathology and obtained a Diploma in Dermatopathology, attestation letters are not required.
Annual Dues
Membership dues in the amount of $175 are due upon application submittal and include an online subscription to the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. A subscription to the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology is made directly to the publisher and can be obtained at a reduced rate.

Apply for Membership

To complete an online application:

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

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.