The Canadian Society of Internal Medicine offers different membership and associate opportunities to those wishing to become a part of this exciting society.
Please view our Benefits of Membership page for more information on the variety of ways activities and offerings for CSIM members and associates.
Full Membership – $270 + taxes/year
Physicians who hold specialty certification in internal medicine by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or certification in internal medicine by le Collège des médecins du Québec or its equivalent acceptable to the Board. Members are entitled to receive notice of, attend and vote at all meetings of the Members of the Corporation.
- Multi-year Membership (5-10% discount)
Eligible physicians can also apply for a 3- or 5-year membership for a 5% and 10% discount (respectively). Multi-year membership also locks in the member at the current rate, guarding them from dues increases for the 3 or 5 year period. Current Full Members may switch to multi-year membership at any time by contacting the CSIM Office at email@example.com.
Resident Associate – Free
Physicians who are enrolled in an internal medicine residency training program accredited by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or le Collège des médecins du Québec or its equivalent. Individuals are eligible to be Resident Associates during training, including fellowship. Physicians who are not enrolled in an internal medicine residency training program accredited by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or le Collège des médecins du Québec will be required to provide an original letter of good standing from the program director of the internal medicine residency program that they are currently enrolled in.
Newly Certified Physicians (resident promo) – $135 (50% discount)
Physicians certified in the past year are eligible for a 50% discount off their first two years of Full Membership dues. CSIM Residents receive this discount automatically upon certification. Newly certified physicians wishing to join the CSIM can contact the CSIM office at firstname.lastname@example.org. to receive the discount.
Medical Student Associate – Free
Medical students who are enrolled in a Canadian medical school whose programs are accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools and Liaison Committee on Medical Education (CACMS/LCME), or its equivalent and whose application for admission as a Medical Student Associates has been attested by one (1) Member in good-standing. Medical Student Associates will have the rights and obligations determined by resolution of Board from time to time.
Allied Health Professional Associate – $50 + taxes / year
Health care professionals working in the field of general internal medicine which may include nurses, technicians, health educators and others.
Physician Associate – $100 + taxes / year
Physicians with an interest in general internal medicine, but not certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or le Collège des médecins du Québec in internal medicine, or its equivalent, which may include family physicians, hospitalists and others.
Senior Associate – Free
Physicians who have retired from active practice, and have been a Member of CSIM for at least five (5) years. Senior Associates shall be exempt from paying annual associate fees. If you have been a CSIM Member in good standing for at least five years and are retiring from active practice, please contact the CSIM about becoming a Senior Associate.
If you have any questions or would like more information regarding this exciting society, please contact the CSIM Office: E-mail us at email@example.com | Call us at 613-422-5977