Information About Membership
General Members are practicing psychiatrists who have completed an acceptable residency training program in psychiatry, and hold either a valid license to practice medicine or an academic, research, or governmental position that does not require licensure. Click HERE for more infomation on benefits for General Members.
Early Career Psychiatrists (ECPs) are General Members of the APA who are within their first seven years after completion of training (ACGME accredited residency/fellowship). Dues are reduced for the first six years of General Membership to ease the financial burdens of early career psychiatrists. Click HERE for more information on benefits for Early Career Psychiatrists.
Resident-Fellow Members are physicians who have been accepted into a psychiatric residency training program that is approved by the ACGME, RCPS(C), or AOA and remain enrolled therein. Residents enrolled in a one-year primary care training program to be followed by an approved psychiatric residency are eligible for Resident-Fellow Member status. Click HERE for more information on benefits for Resident Fellow Members.
Medical students enrolled in a school of medicine, in the U.S. or abroad, including osteopathic medicine are eligible to join the APA as a Medical Student Member.
Joint Membership Requirement: Please note that there is a joint membership requirement with the American Psychiatric Association. All applications for membership and changes in membership status must be approved by both organizations. Each organization has its own dues structure and benefits. For information on the APA dues structure, call 202-559-3900 or check their website.
Renew Your Membership
Utah Psychiatric Association/American Psychiatric Association membership is an annual membership. While all members are strongly encouraged to renew by January 1st each year, it is vital that you renew prior to the end of the 90-day grace period to avoid losing your membership benefits.
Members may renew in one of four ways:
Don't hesitate to contact us if you have specific questions regarding your IPS member benefits. Thank you for your continued IPS and APA membership!