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Notice: Proposed Membership Category Changes Coming to Vote

Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments)
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PROPOSED MEMBERSHIP CHANGES
At the ACAM Board of Directors and Board Advisors meeting in Tucson, Directors reviewed proposed changes to ACAM's membership categories. Approved by the Board, the new membership categories now come to the members for review. Members were notified on September 1st that these proposed changes would be addressed by the Board of Directors in Tucson.

An electronic vote for approval or disapproval will be sent in two weeks. If you have any questions, please call ACAM at 1.800.532.3688.

 

The bylaws currently indicate seven (7) categories of membership which include:

    • Active Members  (includes Lifetime Members)
      Note: Active and Lifetime memberships have voting rights. Active and Lifetime members shall have one vote on each matter submitted to a vote of members. 
    • Affiliate Members
    • Associate Members 
    • Physician in Training
    • Adjunct Members
    • Corporate Members
    • Institutional Members
The descriptions of each category is defined by the Board of Directors and expanded upon in the Policies and Procedures manual located, along with the bylaws, under ABOUT/Overview & Mission page on www.acam.org
CURRENT MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES
FULL MEMBERS (voting rights)
  • MD, DO, ND, DDS, NP, DC, PA, ARNP, Emeritus
  • US and International categories
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
  • RN, PAC, Psychologist
AFFILIATE MEMBERS
  • PhD, DOM, LAc, PharmD
  • US and International categories
ADJUNCT MEMBERS
  • Retired, disabled, honorary
PHYSICIAN IN TRAINING
  • Students in an accredited program
INSTITUTIONAL
  • Academic Departments, Institutes, etc.
CORPORATE MEMBER
This proposal was made to change the membership categories to meet today's marketplace.The primary goal is to enhance services ACAM provides to members at a level which meets  individual needs. This includes providing opportunities which are personalized, enhancing educational resources, presenting cutting edge techniques with training, and increasing integrative resources. With these important changes, ACAM may continue adding value which matters to members while keeping the ACAM community collaborative and vibrant.
PROPOSED MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES
GENERAL MEMBER (voting rights)
  • MD, DO, ND, DDS, NMD*, NP, DC, PA, ARNP, Emeritus, & other similar
  • All one category - no US/International division
  • Dues tied to when member gained license
PREMIER MEMBER (voting rights)
  • MD, DO, ND, DDS, NMD*, NP, DC, PA, ARNP, Emeritus, & other similar
  • Added benefits from General Membership
ASSOCIATE MEMBER
  • PhD, DOM, ACAOM certified LAc, PharmD, RN, PAC, Psychologist, & other similar
INTEGRATIVE PROFESSIONAL MEMBER
  • Dietitian, Nutritionist, Acupuncturist, Nutritional Medical Doctor, Certified LMT, Pharmacist, & other similar
SCHOLAR MEMBER
  • Medical students in an accredited program, intern, resident, or fellow
CORPORATE MEMBER (1 vote)
  • Allows for 3 additional memberships with Physician+Link listings from same practice
  • Voting member must be MD, DO, ND, DDS, NP, DC, PA, ARNP, NDM, or Emeritus
EXPRESS MEMBER
  • Any General, Associate, Integrative Professional credential type
  • Online services only
   
VIEW PROPOSED BENEFITS
of each membership type

* ACAM classifies an NMD as a Naturopathic Medical Doctor as dictated by the Arizona Medical Board.
AMERICAN COLLEGE FOR ADVANCEMENT IN MEDICINE
Liz Pullman, Association Manager 
380 Ice Center Lane, Suite C | Bozeman, MT 59718 
1.800.532.3688 | liz.pullman@acam.org  

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