CHAPTER 01: MEMBERS
I. Categories and qualifications of membership:
M.D, D.O., or Ph.D. Degree shall be held by Fellow members and must have proved themselves to be competent in the field of Regenerative Medicine, as determined by the ISSCA Board of Directors. It is essential for Fellow members to be board certified by the American Board of Regenerative Medicine (ABRM), and in their primary specialty. Membership benefits and full voting rights are entitlements Fellow member are opened to. Board of Directors determine Membership dues for fellow members.
Active members shall hold a D.P.M., Ph.D., D.O., M.D. degree. At least 10% of Active members’ practice must be devoted to Regenerative Medicine. They are also entitled to full voting rights and membership benefits. Board of Directors determine Membership dues for active members. If you have made extraordinary contributions to the field of Regenerative Medicine as an Active member, you may petition the Board of Directors for fellow member status. Also, you are eligible for diplomat status with the ABRM if you are an active member in good standing with ISSCA.
Associate members shall hold PA, MA, LPN, RN, PA, D.C., or non-Ph.D. science degrees and work in science fields or health care of Regenerative Medicine. There is entitlement to membership benefits as an associate member, however, you do not have eligibility for diplomat status with the ABRM as well as voting rights. Board of Directors also make decisions as regards the Membership dues for associate members.
Corporate membership is inevitable in any organization that has products related to Regenerative Medicine. Corporate members do not have voting rights, but are entitled to all membership benefits. Board of Directors are also the deciding factor for corporate membership’s due. Corporate members must be in good standing with their respective Better Business Bureau. They are additionally opportune to advertise the ISSCA website, meetings and publications.