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How to Join

Benefits

Membership in the International Academy of Cytology recognizes particular interest and expertise in the field of cytology and can be documented by using the initials of the particular membership category following the members name. Members receive on-line access and printed copies of the leading journal of cytopathology, Acta Cytologica, 6 times a year at no cost. Reduced registration rate at events organized by the IAC, e.g. the International Congress of Cytology, are available. Members may participate in the activities of the Academy by serving on the various committees of the IAC.

Membership Categories

The IAC recognizes the following categories: Annual Dues Adm. Fee
Medical Membership (M.I.A.C.) Application US$ 195 US$ 150
Medical Fellowship (F.I.A.C.) Elevation US$ 195 US$ 500
Cytotechnologist Membership (C.M.I.A.C.)Application US$ 85

US$ 35

Cytotechnologist Fellowship (C.F.I.A.C.) Application US$ 150 US$ 50
Professional Membership (P.M.I.A.C.) Application US$ 195 US$ 150
Junior Medical Membership Application US$ 150 US$100

Please note that applications received in November or December will be held for new membership beginning January of the coming year.


Retirement

Upon retirement from the active practice of cytology all membership categories qualify for emeritus status (em). For more information, see the section on membership in the Constitution and Bylaws.

In addition, particulary meritorious individuals may receive and honorary fellowship (F.I.A.C.[hon]).

Resignation

If you choose to resign your membership you may no longer use your IAC membership status after your name (MIAC, FIAC, CFIAC, CMIAC, PMIAC).

 

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