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Associate Member Requirements

Associate Member

An associate member is a physician within the geographic confines of the College who has performed valuable service in obstetrics, gynecology, or both and who is not eligible to be a Fellow or Junior Fellow (ie, a physician in a specialty other than obstetrics and gynecology who is board certified or a nonboarded obstetrician–gynecologist).

Requirements

  • Successful completion of an examination or certification by a board other than those recognized by ACOG as a qualification for Fellow status or possession of an advanced degree with significant contributions in women’s health 
  • An active, unrestricted license to practice medicine and surgery in each jurisdiction where the individual is licensed or country of residence where the individual is licensed

Each application will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please allow up to six weeks to process. After approval has been granted, new associate members are notified by email and mail on a monthly basis.

Associate Member (Resident)

Family medicine residents currently enrolled in a residency program in the United States may apply to be an associate member (resident).

Requirements

  • Current participation in family medicine residency in the United States
  • An unrestricted license to practice medicine and surgery in each jurisdiction where the individual is licensed or country of residence where the individual is licensed

Please allow up to six weeks to process. After approval has been granted, new associate members are notified by email and mail on a monthly basis.