Membership Benefits

Benefits of Being an ASC Member

The ASC is committed to a dynamic interaction of healthcare professionals with a dedication to maintenance of the highest professional standards in diagnostic cytopathology. ASC membership benefits are numerous and cover a broad spectrum of professional and personal needs. As a member of the ASC, you have the opportunity to provide and utilize resources necessary to foster professional, academic and scientific growth in the field of cytopathology.

Interact with Colleagues.  The ASC is a unique society that provides a forum where pathologists and cytotechnologists can interact and network with each other on personal and professional levels.

Join the Discussion.  ASC members are granted exclusive access to the ASC Listserv. Instantly connect with fellow ASC members to network, share professional experiences or discuss issues related to the field of cytopathology.

Participate in ASC Education Activities.  The educational activities provided by the ASC are of prime importance to its members. The ASC provides numerous live and electronic educational activities including its Annual Scientific Meeting, the ASC Cyto-econference Webinars and Archives, eJournal, Case Studies, and the Progressive Evaluation of Competency (PEC) exams. Many of the ASC educational activities offer the opportunity to earn CME, CMLE and SAM. Members receive FREE and discounted rates and additional opportunities for Continuing Education.

Discounted Publications
Receive The ASC Bulletin, the official ASC publication, which keeps members abreast of ASC activities, current topics in clinical cytology and laboratory practice, forthcoming events, editorials, interesting cases, and much more.

Members are entitled to reduced subscription rates to the Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology (JASC)* 

*Free for, International Medical, Medical Members,  and Voting Cytotechnologist Members.

Members Only Access Your Members Only access allows you to search the membership directory, access the eJournal, and browse discounts at the ASC Marketplace. The ASC Web site is your source for late-breaking scientific news, reference materials, CytoJobs for searching or posting job opportunities, and information on available educational meetings and activities.

Contribute to the Future Success of Cytopathology Your membership to the ASC signifies your commitment to the ongoing enhancement and awareness of the field of cytopathology. The ASC monitors national recruitment issues and keeps abreast of legislative issues relating to the field of pathology. In addition, the ASC provides liaisons to major national and international medical and pathology related organizations such as the AMA House of Delegates, College of American Pathologists, Intersociety Pathology Council, American Registry of Pathology, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification.