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Junior Medical Membership

At the 2013 IAC Executive Meeting it was decided that the applicants for this new IAC category of  Junior Medical Member should be allowed to submit the application form without payment of the application fee. The annual dues (Jan.-Dec.) of Euro 90 will have to be paid. 

  • Junior Medical Membership is open to physicians in specialty training in anatomic pathology or other fields encompassing at least two years of training in cytopathology
  • Junior Medical Membership can be held for a maximum of 5 years
  • Only the annual dues payments will have to be made at this moment and the application fee is waived. The annual fee payment is Euro 90
  • Junior Medical Members are intitled to:
    • Subscription of the journal ACTA CYTOLOGICA, on-line and print six times a year.
    • Reduced registration rates at events organized by the IAC
    • Listing as junior member on the IAC website
    • Elevation to MIAC (medical membership) upon completion of specialty training if mandatory requirements are met.

pdf_iac Junior Medical Membership Application Form 

Please include with your application form:

  1. Curriculum vitae/resumé with information about medical degree and specialist training
  2. One passport sized photograph (90 x 120 pixels).
  3. Signature of Director of specialist training program.
  4. Sponsorship signature of one Fellow or Member of the Academy . For members in your country please see "Active Members". If you have a problem finding a sponsor, please contact the central office for assistance. Your sponsor may send a brief e-mail to this office informing us if unable to sign form personally.
  5. Your signature on application statement (page 1)


All applications are submitted to the Membership Committee for approval. A ballot of new members is then presented to the Executive Council for endorsement  5 to 6 times a year. Completion of the membership process can take up to two to three months.

    If you have a question please contact this office.
    Completed application forms can be sent as PDF e-mail attachment to:

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    or by airmail to:

    The International Academy of Cytology
    Office of the Secretary-Treasurer
    Fernando Schmitt, MD, PhD, FIAC
    Wilhelmstr. 24a, Hinterhaus
    79098 Freiburg


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