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Member categories

The Society per MSDC bylaws shall comprise five categories of members: Active, Associate, Affiliate, Honorary and Life.

Active Members shall be reputable doctors of medicine or osteopathy who are actively licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in the District of Columbia or suburban Maryland or Virginia and who live or practice in the greater Metropolitan Washington area; or who are in a post graduate training program in the greater Metropolitan Washington area. Active members may vote, hold office, serve on committees and the Board of Directors, receive publications, and attend seminars and other events to which all members are invited.

Associate Members shall be individuals interested in furthering the objectives and purposes of the Society and satisfying such other criteria as may be established by the Board of Directors.  Associate members may serve on committees, receive publications, and attend seminars and other events to which all members are invited.

Affiliate Members shall be organizations interested in furthering the objectives and purposes of the Society and satisfying such other criteria as may be established by the Board of Directors.  Affiliate members may send a representative to seminars and other events to which all members are invited. 

Honorary Members shall be physicians, scientists, or other persons who deserve recognition, as determined by the Board of Directors.  They need not be licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy.

Life Members shall be individuals who have been members of the Society or another constituent society of the American Medical Association such that the sum of the individual’s age and years of membership in the Society and/or a constituent society of the AMA equals or exceeds a number as determined by the Board of Directors.  Life Members shall be permitted to transfer to Active membership upon request.

Honorary and Life Members may attend annual meetings.

MSDC annual meeting
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