Now more than ever, physicians need an organization that will advocate and fight for them, their medical teams, and their patients, but we can’t do it alone.
With your help, we will continue to strengthen our ability and we will continue to represent the interests of every Arkansas physician!
Arkansas Medical Society members have:
- A voice in the state Legislature, working to pass laws and regulations that affect the practice of medicine;
- Personal, practical support and the educational resources needed to succeed in the day-to-day running of a medical practice;
- Physician-centered insurance protection for your practice and well as personal needs; the insight and support of over 4,200 other Arkansas physicians; and timely updates about important health care issues.
Membership Types and Annual Dues | JOIN or RENEW
|AMS Membership Categories||Annual Dues|
|First year in practice in Arkansas||$100|
|Associate or Affiliate Member**||$200|
Become a Member Today!
First check to see if you are already a member. You can do that by clicking on the member button below. Don’t remember your username or password? No problem, you can reset that easily.
Also, check on our group page to see if you may already be enrolled in our AMS Group Member program. Read more about it here! If you are a part of a clinic or organization that is a group member,
Doing both of these will make the check-out process more efficient! And as always, you can call us at 501-224-8967 if you need any help.
Join the Arkansas Medical SocietyPhysician Membership One Year - $200First year in practice in AR - $100Retired Member* - $200Associate Member** - $200Student/Resident/Fellow - Fee Waived Group Memberships Non-Physician Memberships
Click a link above to process your payment and register for membership. See below for special membership types.
* Retired Member - A physician who has fully retired from the practice of medicine but does not otherwise meet the criteria for Emeritus membership. Retired members shall pay one-half the full dues rate. Retired members shall be entitled to full membership privileges except that they shall not vote or hold office.
** Associate Member - Physicians who are licensed to practice medicine and surgery in this state as well as an adjacent state and are engaged in the delivery of health services in both states may become associate members of this society provided they are active members of the state medical association in the adjoining state. Associate members may vote as provided in this Constitution and Bylaws and may serve on all committees, but shall not hold office.
Dues Exempt Memberships
Life Member - A physician who has been an active or active direct member of this Society for a period of ten years and who has continuously been a member of organized medicine and has either (1) attained age seventy or (2) practiced forty-five years shall be eligible for life membership. Such status shall be granted by the House of Delegates upon the recommendation of the members’ component society or, in the case of an active direct member, the Executive Committee of the Arkansas Medical Society. Life members shall have the right to vote, hold office and all other privileges of membership in this Society.
Emeritus Member - A physician who has been an active or active direct member of this Society for a period of ten years and who has continuously been a member of organized medicine for less than forty-five years and who has fully retired from the practice of medicine shall be eligible for emeritus membership. Such status shall be granted by the House of Delegates upon the recommendation of the members component society or, in the case of an active direct member, the Executive Committee of the Arkansas Medical Society. Emeritus members shall be entitled to all privileges of this Society except that they shall not hold office.
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