Criteria for Membership
ILADS welcomes healthcare professionals interested in advancing the treatment of Lyme and associated diseases.
Membership categories include:
Voting Membership is open to:
- Medical providers with a doctoral degree in a health-related field (MD, DO, DDS, DVM, DMD)
- Nurse Practitioners (NPs) licensed to practice in their field that have full independent prescription writing authority without oversight.
- Those holding a PhD, ScD. or Psy.D in a medical field; and
- Those with an AANMC-accredited Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) degree that have prescribing authority for antibiotics in the state in which they are licensed or have completed a CNME approved residency program.
Non-Voting Affiliate Membership is open to allied healthcare professionals with an interest in the diagnosis, treatment, management and/or research of Lyme and associated diseases.
Non-Voting Student Membership is open to medical students who are enrolled in a full-time healthcare training program and have an interest in learning about Lyme and associated diseases.