Regular Membership

Regular Membership is open to surgeons, physicians, and non-physician scientists around the world who are actively engaged in transplantation.

Membership questions? Please email:

Eligibility & Required Documents:

  • CV or resume
  • One letter of recommendation from a Regular ASTS member
  1. Certified by American Boards or foreign equivalent.*
  2. Completion of transplantation training in a program approved by ASTS or foreign equivalent.*
  1. Minimum of one year of training in the practice of clinical transplantation after American Board Certification or foreign equivalent.*
  2. Current involvement as a staff member of a clinical transplant team
   Non-physician Scientists
  1. Must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, PharmaD or DVM or foreign equivalent)
  2. Demonstrated a committed interest in transplantation

*If recommended by the Membership Committee and approved by the Council, membership may be granted for equivalent experience.

International Applicants Welcome!

Membership eligibility and requirements are no different for those practicing outside the United States and Canada. If you are having trouble finding a sponsor, please contact for additional information. 

Dues & AJT Subscription

$520 per year (includes monthly subscription, both online and print, to the American Journal of Transplantation)

Read the ASTS Bylaws concerning Membership
EVENTS ATC Registration $780 $1,230 $450
Comprehensive DCD Workshop $1,050 $1,350 $300
Kidney Transplant Financial Bootcamp $995 $1,250 $255
Liver Transplant Financial Bootcamp
 $995   $1,250     $255 
LDN Workshop $1,050 $1,350 $300
Leadership Development Program $4,899 $5,899 $1,000
Winter Symposium Registration $950 $1,375 $425
American Journal of Transplantation Free $986 $986
Clinical Transplantation (online)  Free  $837    $837 
Transplant Surgeon Compensation Survey   Free*  $799 $799
MOC (Trans-SAP & AJT) $190 $285 $95
PRODUCTS History of the ASTS-40th Anniversary Book Free $40 $40
Patient Education Videos $15 $25  $10 
Survey List Rentals $500 $2,000 $1,500
CONNECT Chimera member e-magazine members only not available -
Member Directory members only not available -
Member e-newsletters members only not available -
  *participation required from member TOTAL SAVINGS $7,252