CMSC members enjoy many activities and benefits: Our annual education conference provides a rich networking opportunity to meet leading MS professionals from all areas of MS care and research. Members also receive our membership directory and other publications of the CMSC. As an international clearinghouse for research results, the latest treatments, clinical trials, and patient education programs, we provide our members with the most current information about MS for both themselves and their patients. In addition, members receive access to speakers bureaus, one-on-one consultations with CMSC staff, and members-only web site resources. Lastly, membership gives you and your organization a chance to be involved directly in shaping the future of MS care.
CMSC NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
All membership applications are reviewed by the CMSC Membership
Committee and require the submission of some basic information in
addition to your professional qualifications. Applications for full
center membership are reviewed by the CMSC Board prior to acceptance. If
you are interested in becoming a CMSC member, please choose the
appropriate form below, complete and return to the CMSC administrative
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES
Individual Physician - $150
Individual Healthcare Professional - $100
Student - $25
Full Center - $600
Associate Center - $600
Liaison - $350
Partner - $5,000
Collaborative Forum Supporter - $5,000 / $10,000 / $15,000
CMSC MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES
The CMSC has several membership categories ranging from individual
memberships to full center affiliations. Each member pays annual dues
and receives full benefits and rights as an official CMSC member.
qualify for full membership, a center must be engaged in the
comprehensive care of persons with multiple sclerosis and research
related to the disease. There must be clear evidence of comprehensive
care, including the ability to evaluate, manage medical, psychological,
social and rehabilitative problems related to MS. In addition, full
members must have specific educational programs for patients,
caregivers, and professionals. Full members must also be active in
research related to the problems posed by MS.
Associate members are health care providers who do not meet the
criteria for full membership, but are involved in the comprehensive care
of patients with multiple sclerosis.
VA members must be clinics or centers that are part of the VA system.
Their programs must meet all requirements for full membership.
Our supporters are corporations,
organizations, and other groups not directly involved in the care of
persons with multiple sclerosis, but contribute to such care through
their products, services, or activities. Support membership requires a
minimum donation set by the Board of Trustees.
Liaisons are corporations, organizations, and other groups not directly
involved in with MS care or services but wish to support and be
affiliated with the CMSC.
Individual members include professionals (physicians, health
professionals, scientists, students) who wish to associate with the
Consortium and its programs. These members must be engaged in the care
of persons with multiple sclerosis or their care givers or have a
special interest in MS research. This category includes those providers
and clinics that are too limited in their scope to qualify for full
membership. Student Members must be full-time students in the health
care field or related discipline and have a special interest in MS.