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ASLMS offers FREE undergraduate and graduate memberships and exciting cutting-edge learning opportunities in laser and light source sciences for undergraduate students, medical students, nursing/allied health students, residents, interns, fellow-in-training, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows.


Benefits of ASLMS Membership for Early Career Professionals
Sandeep S. Saluja, MD, ASLMS Resident/Fellow Board Representative, discusses the many benefits of an ASLMS membership for early career professionals.

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Early Career Network Facebook Group

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Clinical Discussion Facebook Group
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Member Category Member Dues Student Research Grants Preceptorships Student Board Positions Lasers in Surgery and Medicine Journal  ASLMS Career Center
Undergraduate Student FREE X     X
Graduate Student FREE X X* X X  X
1st Year Post Graduate 1/3 Associate Rate   X‡   X  X
2nd Year Post Graduate
2/3 Associate Rate   X‡   X  X
Fellow/Associate - 3 to 10 years Post Graduate Associate Rate   X‡   X  X
Fellow/Associate Associate Rate       X  X
Lifetime Associate FREE       X  X
Honorary Member FREE       X  X

Member Category
Conference Registration
Pre-Conference Courses
Early Career Abstract Sessions
Travel Grants facebook discussion groups **
Early Career Reception
Undergraduate Student FREE 50% Discount
Graduate Student FREE 50% Discount
X  X X X
1st Year Post Graduate
Member Fee Member Fee    X X
2nd Year Post Graduate
Member Fee Member Fee  X    X X
- 3 to 10 years Post Graduate
Member Fee Member Fee  X    X X
Fellow/Associate Member Fee Member Fee      X  
Lifetime Associate Member Fee Member Fee      X  
Honorary Member Member Fee Member Fee      X  
Undergraduate Student – Any student who is seeking an undergraduate degree at an accredited educational institution. This class is non-voting.
Graduate Student – Any scientist, engineer, physician, or health care professional who has earned a bachelor’s degree, and is pursuing further education in science, engineering, biology, medicine, surgery or other related discipline.
1st Year Post Graduate – If you have completed your training in the last year.
2nd Year Post Graduate – If you have completed your training in the last two years.
Associate – Any scientist, engineer, physician, other health care professional, or any individual who is qualified and duly licensed to engage in independent clinical practice and is qualified and recognized in his or her respective field. Or, any individual who is recognized as being significantly involved with the laser industry.
Fellow – Fellows are Associates who qualify by their activities and who have been Associates in good standing for a period specified by the Board of Directors. Fellow status is renewed every three (3) years.
Lifetime Associate – A Fellow or Associate in good standing, who by reason of physical infirmity is unable to continue in scientific, biological, or medical practice or who has retired from industry, scientific, biological or medical practice who has submitted a written request to the Secretary and received approval from the Board of Directors.
Honorary Member – A person of outstanding attainment recommended by the Board of Directors and elected by the general membership. Honorary members may not vote or serve on a committee.
*ASLMS member who is a third year resident (or second year resident as long as the preceptorship occurs during their third year of residency) or in a fellowship.
‡ASLMS member who is between one and five years post medical school graduation.
†Does not include breakfast or luncheon sessions.
** The Early Career Network Facebook group is open to any ASLMS member. The Clinical Discussion Facebook Group is open to any non-industry ASLMS member. 

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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