Students, Residents, and Fellows

Students, Residents, and Fellows —

The Demand for Ultrasound Expertise is Growing

AIUM Membership Will Help Prepare You

Students, residents, and fellows, the AIUM recognizes that you are the future of medical ultrasound. For that reason, the AIUM offers you all the benefits of AIUM membership at a greatly reduced rate. This membership category offers the opportunity to enhance your ultrasound expertise through educational material, research tools, networking opportunities, and career development.

Student, Resident, and Fellow Membership Benefits

Your membership benefits include:

The Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine in Print and Online

The monthly, peer-reviewed journal presents articles of original research in clinical aspects of ultrasound and basic science, review articles, and showcases some of the most cutting-edge literature in the field. The journal also features the Sound Judgment series—educational articles highlighting the clinical value of using ultrasound first in clinical diagnoses. Your subscription includes 24/7 online access to all new and archived articles, searchable by interest area. This subscription is a $340 value!

Free Online Lectures and Webinars

Online lectures are the next best thing to attending the AIUM Convention. Members can view more than 70 expert lectures on a variety of ultrasound topics from past conventions. AIUM webinars also offer the opportunity to advance your knowledge.

Ultrasound in Medical Education Portal

This collaborative online portal provides one-stop access to resources from multiple sources for students and educators interested in incorporating ultrasound into medical school education. Resources include a mentor program, links to online lectures, training tools, a discussion group, and so much more.

Online Resource Library

Benefit from online access to AIUM's top student-rated publications, Recommended Ultrasound Terminology and Medical Ultrasound Safety, and explore other resources addressing topics such as ultrasound techniques, safety in medical diagnosis, and quality assurance.

Official Statements, Practice Guidelines, and Physician Training Guidelines

The AIUM provides position statements on ultrasound-related issues, practice guidelines, and training guidelines for physicians. Enhanced interactive guidelines provide images and hyperlinks to other guidelines referenced.

Career Center

The AIUM connects you with the best jobs in the field. The Career Center partners with the National Healthcare Career Network, a group of over 270 top health care associations and professional organizations that post open positions, including those pertaining to ultrasound.

AIUM Communities

Interact and collaborate with colleagues who have similar ultrasound interests through more than 15 communities and interest groups. Community members interact online and meet in person at the AIUM Annual Convention. Connect with your community.

AIUM Sound Waves

Stay informed through the official AIUM e-newsletter, which provides up-to-the minute AIUM news concerning members and the entire ultrasound community.


Connect and meet leaders in the field through AIUM committees, communities, and educational events. Expand your career opportunities and professional knowledge, and discover just how much you have to gain!

Annual Convention and Postgraduate Courses

The AIUM's Annual Convention is filled with comprehensive, cutting-edge ultrasound programming and is the only meeting in the United States dedicated to all disciplines of medical ultrasound. AIUM student, resident, and fellow members save significantly on registration fees! Postgraduate Courses focus on specific ultrasound topics and fundamentals.

DVD Programs

The AIUM offers more than 20 DVDs on a range of medical ultrasound topics. Members receive 50% off these DVD programs.

Become involved with a professional association where ideas, resources, and opportunities abound. AIUM student, resident, and fellow membership links you to your professional future, and is an impressive resumé builder. As you move forward in your profession, the AIUM will provide tools to ease the transition into the workplace, including access to our Career Center, abundant opportunities to earn free or discounted continuing medical education credits, and a graduated dues structure.

Graduated Membership Dues Structure

Following your first year of student/resident/fellow membership, your AIUM status will be automatically upgraded to first-year career member—a savings of more than 75% off general membership dues. The next year, you will be automatically upgraded to second-year career member—again, a savings of more than 50%. And finally, the third year, you will become an AIUM general member. The membership dues rates for these categories are illustrated below.

  United States Canada/Mexico International
Student/resident/fellow* $25 $70 $100
First-year career $50 $95 $125
Second-year career $100 $145 $175
General member, physician $295 $340 $370
General member, nonphysician $155 $200 $230

You will receive a dues reminder notice a few months prior to your membership expiration that will reflect the automatic change in membership. If you are still a full-time student, resident, or fellow, simply inform AIUM Member Services of your current status, and you will receive instructions on how to maintain your student standing and continue to receive the student/resident/fellow membership rate.

For questions about the AIUM student/resident/fellow membership category or the graduated dues structure, please call Member Services at 800-638-5352 or 301-498-4100, or e-mail

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