How To Get Involved
Become a Member
The first step to becoming involved with the Society is applying for membership. Active membership is open only to general surgeons; however, non-general surgeons and non-surgeon physicians, allied health professionals, academic researchers or scientist and general surgery residents, as well as surgical oncology or breast fellows are encouraged to apply for associate, affiliate, or candidate membership. Start the process here.
Volunteer for a Committee
The Society's numerous committees are responsible for developing and maintaining the programs and policies that support the Society's mission. Members interested in committee membership should submit their name, contact information, and committee of interest to the Society office. Lists of volunteers are considered by committee chairs when filling vacancies.
Earn Certification / Accreditation
Surgeons can demonstrate their commitment to quality patient care and public safety by earning certification in breast ultrasound and/or stereotactic breast procedures. Facility accreditation is also available in these areas. Find Out More.
Present Your Research
Each year, a call for abstracts is issued for the Society's Annual meeting. Both oral and poster presentations have an audience of more than 1,000 surgeons who are dedicated to treating breast disease.
Attend the Annual Meeting
The Society's annual meeting is a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the field, network with colleagues, view the latest technology, and learn more about what the Society is doing on behalf of its members. Attend our Annual Meeting.
Support the Foundation
The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to improving the standard of care for breast disease patients by providing support for medical and patient education, advancing breast disease research, diagnosis and treatment technologies, and offering programs and services to medical professionals and their patients. Members interested in supporting these goals can make a monetary contribution directly to the Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. LINK: Foundation Information