APM Membership

APM Memberships

Affiliate Members 

Criteria for Membership

  • The candidate must have interest in actively contributing to APM through its meetings, committees, and publications as well as helping the association pursue its mission of “providing leadership for academic internal medicine.”
  • The candidate must have a faculty appointment at a medical school at the rank of professor.
  • The candidate must have exhibited leadership in his or her department and in the academic internal medicine community in the areas of education, research, or clinical care. This leadership should be documented and easily identifiable.

Member Benefits

  • Invited to every APM meeting.

  • Eligible to serve on all APM committees and task forces and as an At-Large Member of the Council.

  • Eligible to vote on matters presented to the membership.

  • Invited to receive all AAIM publications, including The American Journal of Medicine and AAIM Connection.

Nominating Process

AFFILIATE MEMBER NOMINATION FORM

  • The candidate must be nominated by the institutional member from the candidate’s affiliated medical school.

  • Affiliate membership nominees are presented to the APM Council for final approval.

  • Once a nominee is offered and accepts affiliate membership, his or her continued membership is based on good standing, such as paying dues and participating in association activities.

Termination of Membership

An APM affiliate’s membership terminates if:

  • The affiliate member leaves the institution from which he or she was nominated.

  • The institutional member from the affiliated medical school decides to cancel the affiliate’s membership.

Emeritus Members

Criteria for Membership

  • The candidate must have previously been an institutional member of APM for no fewer than three consecutive years.

Member Benefits
All emeritus members are:

  • Invited to every APM meeting.

  • Eligible to serve on all APM committees and task forces (emeritus members are not eligible to serve on the APM Council).

  • Eligible to vote on matters presented to the membership.

  • Invited to receive all AAIM publications, including The American Journal of Medicine, AAIM Connection, and Academic Internal Medicine Insight.

Nominating Process

EMERITUS MEMBER NOMINATION FORM

  • The candidate may be nominated by a current institutional member of the association.

  • The candidate may self-nominate.

  • Nominees are presented to the APM Council for final approval.

    • If the candidate is a former APM institutional member who has left the position of chair of the department of internal medicine within the last 12 months, they may automatically be enrolled without submitting a formal nomination or receiving approval from the APM Council.

  • Once a nominee is offered and accepts emeritus membership, his or her continued membership is based on good standing and continuous participation in APM’s activities.

APM Emeritus Member Dues
Emeritus membership dues are covered under the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) departmental invoice payment. Individual APM emeritus membership is not an option.

Termination of Membership
Emeritus membership terminates if:

  • The emeritus member is not an active participant in APM or the emeritus member is not in good standing.