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In-Training and PhD Member

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) represents a dynamic and diverse group of medical professionals focused on advancing the knowledge and practice of allergic disease. For as long as you are a fellow-in-training, your AAAAI membership is free. PhD/post doctoral members receive up to three years of free AAAAI membership. This membership type is for any fellow-in-training, doctoral candidate or post-doctoral fellow engaged in a training program or research related to the field.


  • No fee for membership
  • Subscription to The Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (JACI) and The Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology: In Practice
  • FREE registration to the Annual Meeting
  • Participation on committees, interest sections and assemblies
  • Subscriptions to our monthly and quarterly member-related publications
  • Full access to the AAAAI website, including sections for members only
  • Listing in the AAAAI Membership Directory
  • Access to your AAAAI peers in a member’s only LinkedIn community
  • Discounted subscription rate to UpToDate

Continue on to the online application.
Download the In-Training Member PDF application.
Download the PhD/Post-Doctoral Member PDF application.


In-training member: Any physician accepted or enrolled in an approved U.S. or Canadian allergy / immunology training program or a program in a related medical subspecialty shall be eligible to be elected as an in-training member. This includes those extending their fellowship training for research.

PhD/post-doctoral member: Any doctoral candidate or post-doctoral fellow (excluding those extending their fellowship training for research) who has been accepted to or is engaged in a research program related to allergy / immunology or a related field is eligible to be elected as a PhD/post-doctoral member.

If you are currently enrolled in a residency program (pediatrics, internal medicine, etc.), you are eligible to apply beginning as early as 2 month prior to the start date of your allergy/immunology fellowship training. However, you may be eligible for resident or medical school membership.

About the Application

Please note that all PhD/post-doctoral candidates, along with their application, must be sure to include a current copy of their CV and a brief letter from their training / research director. This letter must include the start and completion dates of your research program in order to be considered for membership.

About the Membership Process

•    If an application is approved, it is then sent to the Board of Directors with a recommendation for approval.
•    Applicants will be notified as to the status of their application.
•    Final approval of all applications is decided on by the voting membership. Only the individuals’ names will be listed in the AAAAI Impact magazine for the membership to review.
•    New members are inducted during the annual AAAAI Business Meeting.

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