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
- Physicians with a doctoral degree in a health-related field (MD, DO, DDS, DVM);
- Those holding a PhD in life sciences; and
- Those with an AANMC-accredited Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree, (or equivalent international degree) who have passed the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Exam (NPLEX) and completed a naturopathic medicine residency.
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.