Membership Information

 

MEMBERSHIP DUES COVER JANUARY THROUGH DECEMBER OF EACH CALENDAR YEAR.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

Full professional membership is available to professionals working in disciplines such as medicine, psychology, law, social work, counseling, psychotherapy, nursing, family studies, sociology, anthropology, speech and voice therapy and sexology. Full membership costs $225 (US) per year, and carries voting privileges within the Association.

Individuals meeting the criteria of Full membership residing in: Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Rp., Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States.

Least Developed Countries - Full professional membership is available for a reduced fee of $70 (US) per year for individuals residing in least developed countries. Least developed countries would be any countries that are not included in the Full Member description above. This list is as identified by the World Bank. 

Supporting membership is available to individuals who do not work in the professional disciplines listed above, but still have an interest in being an active member of the organization. Supporting membership costs $225 (US) per year, and carries no voting privileges.

Emeritus membership is for current members of the Association who have been full members of the Association for the previous three years consecutively and are fully retired, making them eligible for a reduced membership rate set currently at $150 (US). Emeritus members carry full voting privileges within the Association.

Student members, $35 (US) per year, are individuals enrolled in a graduate program who, upon graduation, would be eligible for professional membership in the association. Areas of study include law, medicine, social work, counseling, psychology, speech and language therapy, public health, family studies, psychotherapy, marriage and family therapy, women/gender/queer studies, sexology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, pharmacology and other academic and applied disciplines that contribute, or have the potential to contribute, to the well being of transgender individuals and to the field of transgender health.

Individuals meeting the criteria of Student membership residing in: Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Rp., Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States.

Least Developed Countries – Student membership is available for a reduced fee of $15 (US) per year for individuals residing in least developed countries. Least developed countries would be any countries that are not included in the Student Member description above. This list is as identified by the World Bank. 

BENEFITS OF WPATH MEMBERSHIP

  • Inclusion in the online WPATH “Find a Provider” search tool
  • Substantial Registration Discounts – to all WPATH/USPATH/EPATH conferences – these offer an unparalleled opportunity to network with your colleagues
  • Member Discount on all WPATH GEI training courses
  • Free Online Access to the International Journal of Transgender Health (IJTH)
  • Discounted Printed Copy of the IJTH 2020 Compendium Issue (one issue will printed in 2020 which will include all quarterly online issues) 
  • Access to all private WPATH member online resources; including our searchable member database, messaging and forum tools
  • Member-to-member networking via our google group listservs***
  • Members Only official WPATH emails
  • Links to a variety of gender-related resources through our newsletter and website
  • Participation in our Global Education Initiative (GEI) Certification program
  • Opportunities to join WPATH task forces and committees.

*Please note that by default;  the name, city and state/country of all members are listed in both the online member directory, viewable by members upon log in and by the the public under the "Find a Provider" listing. Members have the ability to control privacy settings on all addresses, phone and fax numbers, email addresses, and affiliations through the member profile page/edit privacy settings in your account.

**Please note that if you choose to pay for the printed IJTH journal, beginning in 2020 you will receive a compendium edition at the end of the year of all online journals available in 2020. journals printed after your renewal/new member date, we cannot ship past journals. (IJTH will only be mailed once per year beigninng in 2020).

***Listservs – Members (Full, Emeritus & Student)  are welcome to request to participate in the WPATH Listserv Groups that they are members of. We currently have a Global Listerv for All Members, A US Listserv for Members residing in the US, and a Student Listerserv for All Student Members. If you wish to join a Listerv Group, please email wpath@wpath.org and request to join. You must use the same email address for the Listerv as is indicated on your WPATH membership information.. Please review the Listserv Guidelines by clicking here.

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