International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society
Leaders in Lyme Disease Education and Training

Application for ILADS Membership

The principal objective of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society is to serve physicians, scientists and allied health care professionals who are engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and associated diseases. Applications for membership should be submitted to the Credentials Committee for review and presentation to the ILADS Board of Directors for approval. All applicants shall maintain high ethical standards and meet the requirements of the Credentials Committee.

Membership Classifications

  • Voting Regular Members: hold a doctorate degree (M.D., D.O. or Ph.D. in a Life Science) and are involved in the care of patients with Lyme and associated diseases or are involved in research related to Lyme and associated diseases.
  • Non-Voting Affiliate Members: Allied healthcare professionals with an interest in the diagnosis, treatment, management and /or research of Lyme and associated diseases. Pursuant to ILADS by-laws affiliate membership is limited. Due to an overwhelming pool of new applications, we are placing Affiliate candidates on hold for non refundable $25/deposit* (to be applied toward membership fee when confirmed). Conference attendance and participation in the Fundamentals Course is strongly encouraged. We value all our medical professionals who are committed to Lyme treatment and appreciate your interest.
  • Non-Voting Student Members: Medical students who are enrolled in a full-time healthcare training program and have an interest in learning about Lyme and associated diseases.
  • Non-Voting Retired Members: Those with a doctorate degree (M.D., D.O. or Ph.D. in a Life Science) who are retired from medial practice and or research related to Lyme and associated diseases.
  • Non-Voting Sustaining Member: Persons who are ineligible for other membership categories, who participate in a related Lyme and associated diseases industry and have an interest in the well being of ILADS and it's service to the medical community and the public.
  • Special Status: Fellow and Honorary.

Membership Application Requirements

  • Voting Regular Members, Non-Voting Affiliate Members and Non-Voting Retired Members:
  1. Completed application
  2. Copy of current license
  3. Copy of curriculum vitae
  4. Sponsorship of two voting members — verification of sponsorship should be submitted to Membership Chairperson via email
  5. Statement of interest including information about applicant's interest in Lyme and associated diseases, what applicant hopes to gain from membership and what applicant hopes to offer ILADS
  6. Payment of annual dues
  • Non-Voting Student Members:
  1. Completed application
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Sponsorship of one voting member - verification of sponsorship should be submitted to Membership Chairperson via email
  4. Statement of interest including information about applicant's interest in Lyme and associated diseases, what applicant hopes to gain from membership and what applicant hopes to offer ILADS
  5. Verification of enrollment in a healthcare related training program. Application signed by residency/intern program chairperson or graduate school
  6. Payment of annual dues
  • Non- Voting Sustaining Members:
  1. Completed application
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Sponsorship of one voting member - verification of sponsorship should be submitted to Membership Chairperson via email
  4. Statement of interest including information about applicant's interest in Lyme and associated diseases, what applicant hopes to gain from membership and what applicant hopes to offer ILADS
  5. Payment of annual dues

You can complete the Membership Application online by filling out the requested information below. If you are unable to upload the supporting documents requested you may mail them to the ILADS Membership Chairperson at the address listed below. As a member, you will receive news and updates from ILADS periodically.

Thomas Moorcroft, DO
On behalf of the ILADS Membership Team
PO Box 341461
Bethesda, MD 20827-1461
email: membership@ilads.org

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