The College is comprised of the following classes of membership:
- Associate Members
Associate Members shall be eligible to participate in all activities of the College but will have no voting privileges other than voting for the Associate Member(s) nominees for Council. Associate Members may not propose amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws, make nominations for elected offices, or sponsor candidates for membership.
Members shall be eligible to vote and to participate in all activities of the College including sponsoring applicants for membership, except to hold office, serve as official members of the Ethics Committee or the Nominating Committee, or propose amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws.
Fellows shall be eligible to participate in all activities of the College and to hold office, vote, serve as official members of the Constitutional Committees, propose amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws, make nominations for elected office, and sponsor candidates for membership.
Emeritus Status: Fellows and Members who have been members of the College for at least (10) years and have reached the age of 65 may apply for Emeritus Status. Fellows and Members who have been granted Emeritus Status shall receive all official material distributed to the membership. Emeritus Status Members, however, shall not pay dues and may or may not attend annual meetings.
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50th Anniversary Video featuring Joel Elkes, M.D.
Membership dues are valid yearly from April 1 to March 31. To pay dues, please log in to your account and click pay dues.
Membership Statistics – Supported by the Membership Committee
Membership Committee 2021 Poster with Membership Statistics
Membership Advisory Task Force 2020 Poster with Membership Statistics
Membership Advisory Task Force 2019 Poster with Membership Statistics
BRAD 2023 is just around the corner! Register for your BRAD box by April 1st to celebrate on April 20th. Any celebration - big or small - is important as we work together to show support for animal research and to educate the public on the role of animals in medical advancements.
In Memoriam to Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, @ACNPorg Emeritus Fellow. Dr. Hirschfeld was well known for development of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ), one of the most widely used screening assessments for bipolar disorder.
It's #WomensHistoryMonth! This month, and throughout the year, we celebrate the legacies of women in the field of psychiatry, both past and present, who have advanced the field and improved the lives of those with mental health issues.