Trainee membership is free to physicians who have completed medical school and are in training programs as interns, residents or fellows, and scientists who are involved in postgraduate training or research.
Trainee members must:
- Physician Trainee — MD or equivalent who have completed medical school and are in training programs as interns, residents or fellows.
- Scientist Trainee — Graduate student (non-MD, or equivalent) or post-doctoral fellow actively involved in research training.
To apply for complimentary Trainee membership, please select your training program:
HRS will email applicants who submit incomplete applications to let them know which information is missing. Examples include a missing CV/resume or the program director’s confirmation of the applicant’s anticipated training completion date. After 60 days, the application is closed and the provisional membership is terminated.
Extending Physician or Scientist Trainee Membership
Physician Trainee members whose training extends beyond their initial term may request continuation of Trainee membership (to a maximum of 10 years from start of Trainee membership for Physicians and 6 years for Scientists).
To request to extend Physician or Scientist Trainee membership, email membership@HRSonline.org with the name and contact information for your training program director to verify participation in an eligible program. You must indicate the month and year that the new/extended training is scheduled to end.
Visit our Membership FAQs or contact the Membership Hotline at membership@HRSonline.org or 202-464-9855.
Trainee memberships are partially supported by an educational grant from Medtronic Corporation and may be subject to the reporting requirements outlined in the National Physician Payment Transparency Program.