Membership is open to health care professionals with an interest in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.
Physician ($525): Practicing clinician and/or serving in an academic role.
Fellow ($180): Applicants who are currently undergoing their fellowship training; in addition to completing the membership application, applicants must sign and return the Physician-in-Training letter to be eligible for the reduced member rate.
Medical Student (Regular - Free, $50 for online journal access, $70 for printed journal subscription): Applicants who are currently in medical school; in addition to completing the membership application, applicants must sign and return the Physician-in-Training letter to be eligible for the reduced member rate.
Resident (Regular - Free, $50 for online journal access, $70 for printed journal subscription): Applicants who are currently undergoing their residency training; in addition to completing the membership application, applicants must sign and return the Physician-in-Training letter to be eligible for the reduced member rate.
Affiliate Member ($110): Includes physician's assistants, physical therapists, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, basic science researchers (non-MD researchers not practicing medicine)
International Member ($110): Includes any physician, physician in training, or affiliate member who resides outside of the United States or Canada.
Fellowship Program Coordinator ($110): Includes any program coordinator of an ACGME-accredited fellowship program.
Fellowship Program Member
Fellowship Program Member ($1,500): A group membership type designed to provide cost savings to ACGME-accredited fellowship programs. Read about the benefits of fellowship program membership.
Corporate Member ($1,500): Any company interested in and wishing to be identified as a health science corporate member who aligns with the mission and goals of AUGS is eligible for membership. Read about the benefits of corporate membership.
Regular Members (Physician, Affiliate, and International) of AUGS may apply for Life Membership upon retirement from professional activity. To qualify, the applicant must have been a Regular AUGS member in good standing for a minimum of 5 consecutive years or 10 non-consecutive years prior to applying for Life Membership. Any member who resumes professional activity related to health care will lose Life Member status, unless again fulfilling the criteria.
Privileges of Life Membership include participation at the AUGS annual business meeting (without a vote), access to the AUGS Member Center, and member discounts to PFD Week and other educational meetings. Life Members are not eligible to serve on committees or the Board.
There are two classes of Life Membership:
- Life Member without Journal Subscription (Free)
- Life Member with Journal subscription
- Online ($50): Receives online access to Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
- Print ($70): Receives bi-monthly issues of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
To apply for Life Membership, please e‐mail a personal statement explaining your desire for Life Membership to firstname.lastname@example.org. All requests will be reviewed and approved by the Membership Committee at their next scheduled meeting.
How to Join
Join Online or fax or mail your membership application (downloadable forms below) and payment via credit card or a check made payable to AUGS.
American Urogynecologic Society
1100 Wayne Ave, Suite 825
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Download the Membership Application
Corporate Membership Application
Membership is on a calendar basis, January through December, and renewal notices are e-mailed to all members in November.
Member Code of Conduct
Membership in the American Urogynecologic Society entails a responsibility to uphold and further the Society's purposes and mission as set forth in the Society's Bylaws and the resolutions and decisions of its Board of Directors. The code of conduct was approved by the Board of Directors on March 1, 2013 and is effective for all new members and current members renewing their dues as of March 13, 2013. Members will be asked to read and agree to the code of conduct during the renewal and joining process.
Download the AUGS Member Code of Conduct.