Membership for 2019 is now open!

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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2019 Membership Categories and Fees 
ASHG membership dues are on a calendar year basis (January 1-December 31) unless otherwise specified.

Due to recent 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 access) Staff, faculty, clinicians, technicians, and other genetics professionals interested in research in human genetics or in issues pertaining to human genetics $190

Membership Type


Cost for 1 year

Regular
Staff, faculty, clinicians, technicians, and other genetics professionals interested in research in human genetics or in issues pertaining to human genetics

$200

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.

$280

Early-Career Professional
Early-career genetics professionals who have completed training within the last three years are eligible for early-career membership

$65

Resident/Clinical Fellow
Advanced-degree genetics professionals in training for clinical positions

$55

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.

$87

Postdoctoral Fellow
Advanced-degree genetics professionals working as postdoctoral fellows

$55

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.

$87
Graduate Student 
Students working toward a post-baccalaureate degree
$55

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.

$87
Undergraduate Student
Students working toward a bachelor’s degree
$30

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

$0

To receive the print version of AJHG, add $40 to any member type (except for Emeritus, which will add $60).


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!