Membership – Join IASP
The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) brings
together scientists, clinicians, health care providers, and policy
makers to stimulate and support the study of pain and to translate that
knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide. Membership in IASP is
multidisciplinary and open to all professionals involved in the
research, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of pain including acute
pain, chronic pain, and cancer pain.
IASP currently has more than 7,900 members from 133 countries and
in 90 local chapters.
Interested in becoming a member of IASP?
Benefits of membership include a subscription to the
journal PAIN, Pain: Clinical
Updates, and the bimonthlyIASP
e-Newsletter, discounts on books from IASP Press, and
eligibility for IASP grants
and fellowships. Additionally, members can network with one another
by participating in a worldwide Discussion Forum, joining any of
our 20 Special Interest
Groups (SIGs), or attending the World Congress on Pain for reduced
IASP offers our members low dues rates. There are two
ways to become a member:
IASP is proud to present our new online application
system! It’s fast, easy, and convenient. Even better, it
saves paper and helps make our application process more environmentally
If you would prefer, you can also apply for membership by email, mail,
or fax. To apply for membership, visit the Membership
Forms page to print an application. Complete the application
form and return it to the IASP Secretariat:
1510 H Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-1020 USA
Attention Trainees: IASP offers special
membership rates for our trainees. Trainee applicants are required
to submit a completed Trainee Verification Form in addition to
their application. Go to the Membership Forms page.
Are you a past IASP member whose membership lapsed within the last
seven years? To reinstate your membership, please complete
our Membership Reinstatement Form. Go to the Membership Forms page.