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Membership

membership

Sharing a common interest in infections in the immunocompromised host, the Society has a membership from over 60 countries. Membership is open to individuals whose occupation concerns the immunocompromised patient in any of the following areas:
  • Clinical Care (medicine, nursing, allied health)
  • Basic or Clinical Research
  • Teaching
  • Administration
  • Drug Development & Delivery
New Registration

why become a member?

There are many benefits of becoming a Member of the ICHS:
  • Reduced registration to our biennial meetings
  • Access to Member Section on the ICHS web site allowing Members to connect and network
  • Members receive hard copies of the Mycology Initiative Monographs. The slide sets, with notes, are available for Members to download from the Members Section of the web site.
  • Members receive early information on all future activities of the society
  • Quarterly Society newsletter for Members
Membership Levels
Trainee Member
$90.00 (USD)
for 2 Years
  • The principle requirement for Trainee Membership is a genuine and active interest in the aims and purposes of the Society. Trainees are defined as full time students or post-doctoral trainees within three years of obtaining a professional degree. The fee for membership is ½ of the Society’s dues for a Member. Trainee Membership is renewable for up to three years after receiving a degree. Application for a Regular Membership in the ICHS is then required. Trainee Membership does include voting privileges in the Society.
Regular Member
$180.00 (USD)
for 2 Years
  • A person, who shares the stated purpose of the ICHS and fulfills the requirements of Society bylaws, is eligible for membership. A Regular Member may participate in the scientific and business sessions of the society and is eligible for election to office.

ICHS Corporate Membership

ICHS Corporate Members join the efforts of the general membership to promote all aspects of management of the immunocompromised patient.
The ICHS aims for long-term relations with its Corporate Members in order to meet its vision to: advance the understanding of the interactions between host defenses and microbial agents in order to improve prevention and management of human disease in patients with compromised immune function.
Recent initiatives within the society have included:
  • Reduced registration to our biennial meetings
  • Access to Member Section on the ICHS web site allowing Members to connect and network
  • Members receive hard copies of the Mycology Initiative Monographs. The slide sets, with notes, are available for Members to download from the Members Section of the web site.
  • Members receive early information on all future activities of the society
  • Quarterly Society newsletter for Members
Levels of Corporate Membership
All Corporate Members will be listed on our web site and members will have all the rights of the general membership except for voting rights and right to hold office.
Corporate Member
$25,000 (USD)
for 2 Years
  • 2 complimentary registrations to the biennial ICHS Symposium.
  • 1 representative to meet with the ICHS Council at least once per year, probably at ASM Microbe.
Senior Corporate Member
$50,000 (USD)
for 2 Years
  • 4 complimentary registrations to the biennial ICHS Symposium.
  • Up to 3 representatives to meet with the ICHS Council at least once per year, probably at ASM Microbe.

If your company is interested in becoming a Corporate Member of the ICHS, you should contact William R. Kirkpatrick, Administrative Support, by email to ICHS.kirkpatrick@gmail.com.

With your support we can better serve our membership and friends who attend our meetings; we will be able to implement more ICHS Consultant Panels and learning initiatives in other areas (such as sepsis, HIV, the neonate, etc) and we will be able to attend to the membership responsibilities and keep the society moving forward for the good of our members and patients.