Full Member

This membership category is for people with an advanced degree, or those who feel they qualify through work experience as an expert in the field of Hospital Epidemiology, Infection Control, or Antimicrobial Stewardship. Full members are eligible to vote in our election cycle, volunteer for our Board of Directors, and our standing committees, as well as other task forces and short-term projects.

Domestic | $320
This rate is for individuals who work within the United States.

International | $340
This is the rate for High-Income economies according to the World Bank’s index.

Middle-Income Country | $150.00 USD
This membership is available for professionals hailing from Upper-Middle-Income economies, with online access to our journal, and membership rates to all our educational content. Please email Lorenzo Brady at lbrady@shea-online.org if you qualify.

Developing Country | $25.00 USD
This membership is available for professionals hailing from Low-Income and Lower-Middle-Income economies, with online access to our journal, and membership rates to all educational content.

Associate Member 

This membership category is for individuals who do not hold an advanced degree, but work in Infection control, Epidemiology, or Stewardship, or administrative staff who would benefit from our educational content and journal subscription. Associate members may vote in elections but are not eligible for committee appointment or nomination to the Board of Trustees.

Domestic | $230
This rate is for individuals who work within the United States.

International | $245 
This is the rate for High-Income economies according to the World Bank’s index.

Middle-Income Country | $150.00 USD
This membership is available for professionals hailing from Upper-Middle-Income economies, with online access to our journal, and membership rates to all our educational content. Please email Lorenzo Brady at lbrady@shea-online.org if you qualify.

Developing Country | $25.00 USD
This membership is available for professionals hailing from Low-Income and Lower-Middle-Income economies, with online access to our journal, and membership rates to all educational content.

Member-In-Training

This membership category is for post-doctoral program participants, who are specializing in Infection Control, Epidemiology, or Antimicrobial Stewardship. A Member-In-Training is not eligible for voting, volunteering, or nomination to our Board of Directors.

Domestic | $130
This rate is for individuals who work within the United States.

International | $200
This is the rate for High-Income economies according to the World Bank’s index.

Middle-Income Country | $150.00 USD
This membership is available for professionals hailing from Upper-Middle-Income economies, with online access to our journal, and membership rates to all our educational content. Please email Lorenzo Brady at lbrady@shea-online.org if you qualify.

Developing Country | $25.00 USD
This membership is available for professionals hailing from Low-Income and Lower-Middle-Income economies, with online access to our journal, and membership rates to all educational content.

Corporate Member

Individuals employed by businesses or industry related to healthcare epidemiology. Individuals employed by a corporate entity who also qualify for full membership should apply under this category. Corporate members do not have voting rights and may not serve on a committee or as part of our Board of Trustees.

Domestic | $370
This rate is for individuals who work within the United States.

International | $430
This is the rate for High-Income economies according to the World Bank’s index.

Middle-Income Country | $150.00 USD
This membership is available for professionals hailing from Upper-Middle-Income economies, with online access to our journal, and membership rates to all our educational content. Please email Lorenzo Brady at lbrady@shea-online.org if you qualify.

Developing Country | $75.00 USD
This membership is available for professionals hailing from Low-Income and Lower-Middle-Income economies, with online access to our journal, and membership rates to all educational content.

Contact Lorenzo Brady at LBrady@shea-online.org if you encounter any issues with your online application. If you are renewing or reactivating your membership, please do not use the online application form.

*Please do not use the “Invoice Me” function on the Membership Application. Contact the SHEA Membership Department if an invoice is needed.

 

This category of membership honors individuals who have achieved special recognition in the field of healthcare epidemiology and can be reached through academic or clinical tracks. To be considered, applicants should have 7 or more years of continuous experience as SHEA members.

Criteria for Fellowship on the Academic Track:

  • 5 first-authored or at least 10 non-first authored publications in peer-reviewed journals with a majority related to healthcare epidemiology (including antimicrobial stewardship)
  • Medical school appointment at the level of associate professor or above, or documented excellence in the field of healthcare epidemiology (e.g. clinician, researcher, public health, government services, or teacher)
  • Service and commitment to SHEA (e.g. participation on the SHEA Board, committees, task forces, working groups, SHEA Research Network , regular attendance at SHEA meetings)

Criteria for Fellowship on the Clinical Track:

  • Documented productivity through publication, service or presentations at local, national, or international meetings on topics related to healthcare epidemiology
  • Documented excellence as a teacher and/or clinician in healthcare epidemiology
  • Service and commitment to SHEA (participation on the SHEA Board, committees, task forces, working groups , SHEA Research Network and/or regular attendance at SHEA meetings)

How to Apply

In order for the application to be considered, each candidate must:

  • Complete the SHEA Fellow Advancement Application (PDF).
  • Submit an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) along with the application.
  • Submit letters of support from two SHEA members. The recommendations should provide applicant's credentials and document in detail how the candidate meets the criteria for advancement to Fellow of SHEA. Recommendations should be sent directly to SHEA by the member writing the recommendation.

The application along with other required documents (detailed below) may be mailed/faxed to:

SHEA Member Services
ATTN: Fellow Advancement
4040 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203
fax: (703) 684-1009

You're also welcome to email your application to us at info@shea-online.org or directly to the Awards Committee staff liaison Lorenzo Brady at lbrady@shea-online.org 

Assessment and Approval of Applications

Applications are reviewed for approval by the SHEA Awards Committee on a rolling basis. Disposition letters will be mailed to each applicant after the SHEA Awards Committee meets.

For questions or other assistance with your application, please email info@shea-online.org or call (703) 684-1008.

SHEA is more than just a membership, it’s a professional community whose central commitment is prevention of healthcare-associated infections and application of healthcare epidemiology to improve patient safety and healthcare outcomes.

Joining SHEA expands your network within the healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention community, enhances your professional skills, keeps you current on emerging science, and advances your career. Join today!

Member Benefits

Join Online (Contact LBrady@shea-online.org with issues. If you are renewing your membership, do not use this application form.)

Do Not Use the Invoice Me Function on the Membership Application.

 

New Membership designation, based on World Bank Country current classification by income. This will be a flat renewal rate of $150 for people from Upper Middle Income Economies. Please contact Lorenzo Brady at lbrady@shea-online.org if interested. Please note that in order to keep this new category static, we will only be offering online access to our journal, as opposed to having a print version.

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SHEA Membership

Membership dues are not deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes. Pursuant to the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, SHEA estimates that 0% of dues for calendar year 2017 is attributable to nondeductible lobbying activity and is not, therefore, deductible under IRS Code Section 162 as an ordinary and necessary business expense. The remaining 100% of your membership dues, however, is deductible for most members of SHEA under Section 162 of the IRS Code as an ordinary and necessary business expense. SHEA has been orga­nized and is operated as a not-for-profit organization in accordance with the requirements of Section 501(c)( 6) of the Code. The SHEA federal tax ID number is: 58-1410314.

The SHEA Education & Research Foundation is organized as a Section 501(c)(3) and all donations to the Foundation ARE tax deductible. The Foundation's federal tax ID is: 30-0652791.

Advance Your Career with Professional Development 

  • Collaborate and share knowledge through committees, special interest groups, writing groups and other volunteer opportunities
  • Get recognized as a clinician, professor, researcher, or infection preventionist through a variety of awards and scholarship opportunities
  • Find your next career opportunity by using SHEA's online career center and job board
  • Interact with global members and experts by participating in online conversations using MySHEA, an online networking community, with growing opportunities to share ideas, request feedback, access the member database, and participate in the community
  • Broaden your reach by participating in SHEA's growing media presence in scientific and mainstream media that draws on member experts

Learn on Topics that are Specific to the Infection Prevention/Antibiotic Stewardship Community

  • Access clinical guidelines and practice resources relevant for the specialty
  • Attend in person educational events like SHEA's Spring Conference, IDWeek, and more for continuous learning opportunities at a member's only discounted rate
  • Explore online learning tools at a time that’s convenient to you on LearningCE
  • Read expert opinions on leading research published in scientific journals and current events with a monthly subscription to our online newsletter, SHEA News

Drive the Research and Science Behind the “Why”

  • Connect with cutting edge science with a monthly subscription and online access (including historical access) to Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE), SHEA's monthly scientific journal
  • Submit abstracts to the SHEA Spring Conference and IDWeek on relevant scientific research
  • Submit your own research to ICHE for publishing
  • Participate in national and international multi-center research projects to help address the burning issues in the specialty by signing for the SHEA Research Network

Advocate for the Field Using Your Expertise

  • Add your voice to our advocacy efforts on relevant federal and regulatory policy
  • Provide expertise that’s relevant to advancing key regulatory initiatives critical for the specialty
  • Commit to the epidemiology/infection preventionists role in today's key issues – infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, outbreak management, patient safety and more

SHEA’s mission is to promote the prevention of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance and to advance the fields of healthcare epidemiology and antibiotic stewardship.  Our members are the cornerstone of how we deliver on this value across healthcare settings.  Membership in SHEA connects you to others who are passionate about accomplishing this mission within their own healthcare setting.  

If you are an active member of SHEA, please log in to the website to gain access to your account.

We recognize that the cost of membership can be a barrier particularly for underserved areas across the globe.  If you are unable to pay the full membership fee, please email Lorenzo Brady at LBrady@shea-online.org to discuss.

 

 

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