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Pediatric Endocrine Society

Formerly Named in Honor of Lawson Wilkins

Membership Applications

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member! Read below for information on membership criteria and the application process. Please note that applications may take up to three months for review and processing. Dues cover the current calendar year.

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Fellowship/In-Training Members

$50 Dues

Definition: Individuals in training in pediatric endocrinology

Eligibility: Fellowship/In-Training Members shall be individuals in training in pediatric endocrinology.

Rights and Obligations: Fellowship/In-Training Members shall be required to pay dues and shall have all the privileges of Regular Members, except those of voting and holding office. Fellowship/In-Training Members may be named "Fellows" of committees, appointed at the discretion of the President-Elect in consultation with the Committee Chair.

Please submit the following with your application:

  • Dues payment for the current calendar year (Visa or MasterCard; check)

Apply for Fellowship/In-Training Membership Online

Regular Members

$310 Dues (After third year following completion of fellowship)
$175 Dues (1st-3rd year following completion of fellowship)
NOTE: If you are already a PES member as a fellow, you do NOT need to apply again for regular membership. PES will contact you if further information is needed.

Definition: Physicians and other scientists who are Board eligible in pediatric endocrinology in the US or Canada or have relevant training elsewhere.

Eligibility: Those eligible for Regular Membership shall be physicians and other scientists who by virtue of their work clearly indicate an interest and proficiency in endocrinology and metabolism in the young, and whose scholastic and scientific qualifications are acceptable to and approved by the Board of Directors.

Rights and Obligations: Regular Members shall be required to pay annual dues specified by the Board of Directors. Failure to pay such dues shall be grounds for suspension of a Regular Member's membership in the Society.

In addition to the rights enjoyed by all members of the Society, the rights of Regular Members shall include, without limitation: (i) the right to vote on all issues requiring approval of the Members; (ii) the right to hold office; (iii) the right to serve on committees; and (iv) the right to engage in other activities delegated to the Regular Members by the Board of Directors.

Please have the following ready to submit/upload with your application:

  • One letter of recommendation from a Regular Member of the Society attesting to the individual's professionalism and that the applicant has fulfilled one of the following criteria:
    • Are Board eligible in pediatric endocrinology in the US or Canada or have relevant training elsewhere.
    • Applicants with formal training in fields other than Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, must have two years of postdoctoral training and two years of continued research in areas relevant to Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism.
  • Curriculum Vitae which must include references to:
    • All post graduate training
    • All specialty board certifications, including certificate numbers and dates
    • Employment history
    • Membership in other societies
    • Bibliography (note which papers are peer reviewed)
  • Dues payment for the current calendar year (Visa or MasterCard; check)

Apply for Regular Membership Online

Advanced Practice Provider Members

$100 Dues

Definition: Healthcare Professional with specified training in Pediatric Endocrinology [i.e., Registered Nurse Practitioner (RNP, ARNP), Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), Registered Physician Assistant (PA)].

Eligibility: Those eligible for Advanced Practice Provider Membership in this category shall include licensed RNPs/APNs/PAs/ demonstrating evidence of: 1.) completion of an accredited graduate level (master's or doctoral degree) NP/APN/PA program. 2.) active certification from a nationally recognized certifying body pertinent to the recognized specialty (i.e., American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants); and 3.) a minimum of one year of clinical or research-based practice within the subspecialty of pediatric endocrinology.

Rights and Obligations: Advanced Practice Provider Members shall be required to pay dues and have all of the privileges of Regular Members.

Please have the following ready to submit/upload with your application:

  • One letter of support from the applicant's direct supervisory physician (per collaborative practice agreement) certifying these necessary credentials, clinical competence, professionalism and meaningful participation in scholarly advancement of the field. If the individual's immediate supervisor is not a member of PES, the applicant must have one letter of support by a Regular Member of PES, with specific attention to the applicant's contributions to the field.
  • Curriculum Vitae which must include references to:
    • All post graduate training
    • All specialty board certifications, including certificate numbers and dates,
    • Employment history
    • Membership in other societies
    • Bibliography (note which papers are peer reviewed).
  • Dues payment for the current calendar year (Visa or MasterCard; check)

Apply for Advanced Practice Provider Membership Online

Associate Members

$30 Dues

Definition: Medical students, residents, and laboratory or research support staff without advanced degrees who have an interest in Pediatric Endocrinology

Eligibility: Medical students, residents, and laboratory or research support staff without advanced degrees who have an interest in Pediatric Endocrinology who can supply PES with a letter from the program director or a Regular Member describing the individual's interest and involvement in Pediatric Endocrinology.

Rights and Obligations: Associate Members shall pay dues and attend Society meetings at rates comparable to those of Fellow/In-training Members and are eligible to participate in special interest groups. Associate Members will not have voting rights, serve on committees, be eligible for grants, or be eligible to run for office.

Please submit the following with your application:

  • A letter from the program director or a Regular Member describing the individual's interest and involvement in Pediatric Endocrinology will be required.
  • Dues payment for the current calendar year (Visa or MasterCard; check)

Apply for Associate Membership Online

Developing Economies - Reduced Membership Dues

PES now offers reduced membership dues for those from low and middle income countries, based off of data from the World Bank. According to the World Bank, middle income countries are classified as having an income per capita between $1,046 and $12,745. Low income countries are classified as having an income per capital of $1,045 or less.

Dues for middle-income country residents: $60 (Excluding Fellow/In Training, Emeritus, and Honorary members)

Dues for low-income country residents: $25 (Excluding Emeritus and Honorary members)

Click here to see the list of countries classified as middle or low income. If you reside in one of these countries, you are eligible to receive the discounted dues listed above. Proceed as you normally would with your membership application, and you will be given the option to select "low income" or "middle income".