Join ACOS

Join the first organization of its kind dedicated to dermatologists and other health care professionals who specialize in cutaneous oncology: including the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malignant melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer and other cutaneous malignancies, actinic keratosis and other pre-cancerous lesions as well as related conditions.

What can membership in the ACOS do for you? Here are the top five reasons to join:

  1. Affiliate with a new and premier organization. Let your patients know that you belong to the only organization dedicated to cutaneous oncology.
  2. Network with those “in the know”. Connect with other members and share information, resources and case studies.
  3. Get access to top-notch continuing medical education. Stay current with best practices, and learn about the latest science, research, technology and state-of-the-art treatment information relevant to your practice.
  4. Gain information. You’ll have access to timely information and resources through a dedicated website and other informational materials.
  5. Discounted registration fees to upcoming ACOS scientific conferences.

Membership Categories

Each membership tier includes these valuable benefits:

  • Countless networking opportunities with like-minded professionals
  • Notice about upcoming ACOS scientific conferences
  • Discounted registration fees for ACOS members
  • Special opportunities to volunteer to become a peer reviewer of manuscripts, research applications and abstract for meetings
  • Unlimited access within the ACOS Professional Online Network
  • Inclusion in and access to the online ACOS Professional Membership Directory

Fellow:
$300

A physician in good standing who resides in the United States or Canada and who has been specialty boarded in Dermatology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Dermatopathology, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, and Otolaryngology Oncologic Surgery, and has a clinical or research emphasis in cutaneous oncology shall be eligible to be a Fellow. Fellows shall have the right to attend membership meetings, participate in discussion, to vote on matters submitted to a vote of the membership, hold elective office and to serve on committees and councils.

International Fellow:
$300

Any physician in good standing who does not reside in the United States or Canada and meets the criteria for Fellow. International Members shall have all rights of Fellows.

Associate Fellow:
$250

Any physician in good standing who resides in the United States or Canada and has an interest and emphasis in cutaneous oncology but is not eligible for fellowship status. Associates shall have all of the rights of Fellow Members except that they shall not be eligible to serve in any elective office.

Trainee:
$0

Any physician in good standing who resides in the United States or Canada and who is in an approved residency or fellowship training program in the following specialties; Dermatology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Dermatopathology, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, and Otolaryngology Oncologic Surgery, and has a clinical or research emphasis in cutaneous oncology Trainees shall have all of the rights of Fellow Members except that they shall not be eligible to serve in any elective office or vote.

Allied Health:
$125

Allied health professional including Physician Assistants, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, and Radiation Technicians who resides in the United States or Canada and who has a clinical or research emphasis in cutaneous oncology shall be eligible to be an Allied Health Member. Since providing the best care requires a robust team of uniquely qualified care providers, ACOS realizes the important role of Allied health Professionals. Allied Health Members shall have all of the rights of Fellow Members except that they shall not be eligible to serve in any elective office or vote.

Industry:
$600

Industry Membership is available to representatives of industry (employees or contractors) whose company has a clinical or research emphasis in cutaneous oncology. Industry Members shall have all of the rights of Fellow Members except that they shall not be eligible to serve in any elective office or vote.