The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), founded in 1948, is the primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. The Society's nearly 8,000 members include researchers, academicians, clinicians, laboratory practice professionals, genetic counselors, nurses, and others who have a special interest in the field of human genetics.

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2018 Membership Categories and Fees 
ASHG membership dues are on a calendar year basis (January 1-December 31) unless otherwise specified.

Due to upcoming technical changes to our membership system, please note that we are discontinuing the spouse/partner and multi-year membership options.

Regular Membership

1 year
Regular (AJHG online and print) Staff, faculty, clinicians, technicians, and other genetics professionals interested in research in human genetics or in issues pertaining to human genetics $190

Regular Membership

 

1 year
AJHG online access and print

1 year
AJHG online access only

Regular (AJHG online and print)
Staff, faculty, clinicians, technicians, and other genetics professionals interested in research in human genetics or in issues pertaining to human genetics

$190 $190

Regular + ESHG Membership 
Staff, faculty, clinicians, and other genetics professionals joining both ASHG and the European Society of Human Genetics

Note: This fee is subject to USD/EUR exchange fluctuations and is recalculated each year.

Option not available $270

Emeritus
Retired genetics professionals who have been ASHG members for the past 5 consecutive years

$60 $0

Early-Career Membership

1 year
AJHG online access and print
1 year
AJHG online access only

new Early-Career Professional
Early-career genetics professionals who have completed training within the last three years are eligible for a three-year, early-career membership for less than the price of a one-year regular membership

$80 $60

Trainee Membership

  1 year
AJHG online access and print
1 year
AJHG online access only
Trainee – Resident/Clinical Fellow 
Advanced-degree genetics professionals in training for clinical positions
$70 $50

new Trainee—Resident/Clinical Fellow + ESHG
Advanced-degree genetics professionals in training for clinical positions joining both ASHG and the European Society of Human Genetics

Note: This fee is subject to USD/EUR exchange fluctuations and is recalculated each year.

Option not available $82

Trainee – Postdoc
Advanced-degree genetics professionals working as postdoctoral fellows

$70 $50

new Trainee—Postdoc + ESHG
Advanced-degree genetics professionals working as postdoctoral fellows joining both ASHG and the European Society of Human Genetics

Note: This fee is subject to USD/EUR exchange fluctuations and is recalculated each year.

Option not available $82
Trainee – Graduate Student 
Students working toward a post-baccalaureate degree
$70 $50

new Trainee—Graduate Student + ESHG
Students working toward a post-baccalaureate degree joining both ASHG and the European Society of Human Genetics

Note: This fee is subject to USD/EUR exchange fluctuations and is recalculated each year.

Option not available $82
Trainee – Undergraduate Student
Students working toward a bachelor’s degree
Option not available $25

new Trainee—Undergrad + ESHG
Students working toward a bachelor’s degree joining both ASHG and the
European Society of Human Genetics

Note: This fee is subject to USD/EUR exchange fluctuations and is recalculated each year.

Option not available $82

ASHG Member Web Portal.

With the ASHG Web Portal, members and meeting registrants will be able to easily and quickly:

  • Join/renew membership and retrieve your receipt
  • Order/renew discounted journal subscriptions
  • Update address and contact information
  • Manage email subscriptions
  • Register for upcoming meetings
  • Access Annual Meeting session webcasts
  • Submit member comment on genetics policy questions
  • And more!