AMA Membership

Apply to join the nation's most recognized physician and medical student organization

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The benefits of AMA Membership

  • • Unlimited access to The JAMA Network®
  • • CME activities at no cost
  • • Savings and resources from providers including Mercedes-Benz,
  •    Hertz®, UPS® and more
  • • Opportunities to help shape AMA policy
  • • Practice support tools and kits

Find out more about our membership benefits.

How much does it cost?

Annual regular membership - $420
Second year in practice - $315
First year in practice - $210
Semi-retired - $210
Fully retired (0 hours per week) - $84

Residents and fellows:
Single-year membership - $45*

Medical students:
Single-year membership - $20*

*Reduced rates for multi-year options in these categories are available as applicable. These rates will be shown as options when you continue through this application.

Apply today and have an activated membership in as little as 24 hours. Problems or questions? Use our contact form or call Member Relations at (800) 262-3211.

Conditions of AMA membership and application Print Complete Conditions

As part of a physician organization committed to strengthening the ethics of medicine, every member pledges to uphold the Principles of Medical Ethics as interpreted in the Code of Medical Ethics, and to comply with the Bylaws of the American Medical Association and the Rules of the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs.

The AMA Principles and the Code of Medical Ethics (

The AMA's Bylaws and Rules of the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (

Applicants and members are required to disclose to the AMA Office of General Counsel any alleged violations of the Principles of Medical Ethics or unprofessional conduct including actions taken or pending regarding professional licensure, medical staff privileges, or felony or fraud convictions. Additionally, the Health Care Quality Improvement Act requires professional societies (such as the AMA) to report certain professional review actions, including denial of membership, to the National Practitioner Data Bank.

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