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Membership Information

    SOMA's membership year is January 1 – December 31. Membership dues are paid annually. 
  • Join at any time during the year for a prorated fee (see chart above).
  • Your member information is secure.  SOMA does not sell or exchange its members' information.
  • All membership applications submitted to SOMA are reviewed by the Membership Committee for approval​. The Membership Committee may not approve a membership application for any lawful reason.​ Please allow 14 business days for notification of acceptance.
  • SOMA accepts checks as well as Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express in ​U.S. funds only. 
  • SOMA does not accept purchase orders for goods or services.
  • Data privacy for Canadian residents (CASL) and Europian nations (GDPR) require express consent to contact and/or maintain personal information.  Before completing your membership application, please be sure to provide consent.  Click ​here for more information.

 

To join SOMA online you will be prompted to create an account and set up your profile before before paying your membership fees. Individuals who would like to join but currently have an account from a prior transaction with SOMA should simply "sign in" with the credentials previously established and from your profile choose join/renew. Note,  If you are not sure if you presently have an account, please click here to find an existing record so that a duplicate record is not created causing confusion.   


Instructions

1. Visit https://portal.specialoperationsmedicine.org/
2. Click on the “Set Up an Account” tab.
(Note: the “Don’t remember your password?” functionality will not work until you’ve created an account; you must FIRST set up your account.)
3. Enter your email address
4. Enter a new password for your account and click “Continue” to verify your profile information.
5. You will be sent an email and asked to verify your email address by clicking the link in the email. This ensures you have provided a valid email address.
6. Once your email has been verified, follow the steps

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES


$150 -Military Enlisted Medic - Enlisted military medics and other enlisted military personnel enablers - Medics who are non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel of the active and reserve components from one of the Uniformed Services or personnel in full employ of the Public Health Service or Veterans Administration.  Military Medics shall enjoy all the privileges of the Association, including the right to vote in Association elections the right to chair and participate on committees and to run for elected offices.

$150 - Civilian Medic: TEMS Medic and Medical StudentsCivilian EMTs, tactical medical emergency support medics and healthcare industry students concerned with special operations medicine. Civilian Medics shall enjoy all the privileges of the Association, including the right to vote in Association elections the right to chair and participate on committees and to run for elected offices.

$150 - Student​- individuals who are currently students. Individuals applying for this category of membership wi​ll be required to provide the antici​pated date of his/her graduation or program compl​etion.​

$225 - Resident/Fellow- individuals who are currently a resident or in a fellowship program. Individuals applying for this category of membership wi​ll be required to provide the antici​pated date of his/her graduation or program completion.
 
$275 -Professionals - Medical Professionals, PAs, NPs, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Allied Health Professional and International Practitioners ​who are not military medics or physicians and commissioned officers who are concerned with special operations medicine. Professional members shall enjoy all the privileges of the Association, including the right to vote in Association elections the right to chair and participate on committees and to run for elected offices.
 
$375 -Physicians- Allopathic (MD) and Osteopathic (DO) physicians, dentists or veterinarians, either military or civilian, who are concerned with special operations medicine. Physician members shall enjoy all the privileges of the Association, including the right to vote in Association elections, the right to chair and participate on committees and to run for elected offices.
 
Member Dues Rated & Prorated (applicable to new members only)
​​​ Jan​-​Mar ​Apr-Jun Jul-Sept​ Oct-Dec​
(pays th​r​u end of next calendar year)
​Civilian Medic ​$150.00 ​$112.5 ​$75.00 $187.50
​Military Medic ​$150.00 ​$112.5 ​$75.00 ​$187.50
​Physician Dues ​$375.00 ​$281.25 ​$187.50 ​$468.75
​Professional Dues ​$275.00 ​$206.25​ ​$137.50 ​$343.75
Student ​$175.00 ​​$131.25 ​$87.50 ​$​218.75
Resident​$225.00​​$168.75​$112.50​​$281.25
Fellow$225.00 ​$168.75 ​$112.50 ​$281.25
 
Should you feel you qualify for Emeritus membership, indiv​iduals who were previously SOMA medic, professional, or physician members who have retired from professional employment because of length of service or physical disability, please complete a 
hard copy and return it via email to info@specialoperationsmedicine.org, with a brief description of why you qualify for Emeritus membership.​

 

Need a hard copy form? Please email info@specialoperationsmedicine.org
 

If you have any questions regarding SOMA membership, reinstatment or renewal, please contact the SOMA Executive Office at info@specialoperationsmedicine.org


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