APOS Member Benefits

Join the American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) and receive the valuable benefits afforded to our members. In addition to joining a national community of psychosocial oncology professionals, you can participate in APOS professional education webinars for free; benefit from reduced conference rates; have access to online resources and educational programs; will receive 12 annual issues of the peer-reviewed, scientific journal Psycho-Oncology; and numerous other privileges.

APOS offers multiple benefits to all of its members including:

  • Free participation in the APOS Webinar Series and free access to past recorded webinars as well!
  • Online subscription to Psycho-Oncology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 12 issues (minimum)/year
  • Reduced rates for conferences and symposia sponsored by APOS
  • Access to the members-only website, which includes the following:
    1. An online searchable membership directory for up-to-date member contact information
    2. Opportunity to join and network with Special Interest Groups
    3. Access to APOS Annual Conference Presentations
    4. Professional fellowship and education opportunities
    5. Publication discounts
    6. Online continuing education materials, and more!
  • Member Listservs for the entire APOS membership and for Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • Opportunity to serve on APOS committees (all members) and be elected to office (Full members)
  • Quarterly member newsletter (January, April, July, October)
  • Practice guidelines
  • Opportunity to build bridges to, and a network with, other similar and complementary organizations and professions
  • Opportunity to subscribe, for reduced members-only rates, to the Taylor and Francis journal, Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, six issues
  • Opportunity to subscribe, for reduced members-only rates, to the Cambridge Press journal, Palliative and Supportive Care, four issues
  • Opportunity to subscribe, for reduced members-only rates, to the Springer journal, Journal of Cancer Survivorship, four issues 




» Institutional Membership; for more information click HERE & email Susanne Tomlinson, Senior Member Services Manager



APOS thanks our Inaugural GOLD Institutional Members!






APOS thanks our Inaugural SILVER Institutional Members!



Full Member - Membership Dues*: $199

  • Curriculum Vitae required with application
  • If your CV is not received, your application will be processed for Associate membership
  • Board of Directors vet all Full Member applications
  • Full members have the opportunity to serve on APOS committees and be elected to office

Associate Member - Membership Dues*:  $199

  • No CV required
  • Associate members have the opportunity to serve on APOS committees

Member in Training/Student Membership - Membership Dues*:  $90

  • Letter from Advisor/Department Chair required with application
  • Student members have the opportunity to serve on APOS committees

Community Partner Membership - Membership Dues*:  $139

Community Partners are defined as an independent not for profit organization dedicated to the well being of cancer patients and their communities.

  • Allows 1 One person from the organization eligible to join as a member at discounted rate
  • Letter on letterhead stating organization has less than 10 people, and include the mission to be uploaded with application.  This is necessary for processing the application.
  • If your letter is not received, we will not be able to process your application and will reach out to you.
  • Board of Directors vet all Community Partner applications
  • Community Partners have the opportunity to serve on APOS committees

*APOS membership is based on the January through December calendar year. Membership fees will not be pro-rated. All membership levels include an online subscription to the journal, Psycho-Oncology.

APOS is a professional organization that strives to influence the field of psychosocial oncology in great ways.  Thus, we ask that our members conduct themselves in an ethical and upstanding way.