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About SFP membership

Membership in the Society of Family Planning is open to any qualified individual in the United States or abroad who is in good professional standing and has an interest in family planning demonstrated through post-doctoral training, a substantial clinical or laboratory practice, or academic presentations and publications within this field. This includes persons who perform clinical, basic science, epidemiologic, social science, demographic, statistical, or related types of studies. The essential criterion for selection is continuing identification with the field of family planning.

There are three categories of SFP membership:

Benefits of membership

  • Eligibility to vote on Society resolutions*
  • Ability to serve as an SFP Board member
  • Subscription to the official journal of the SFP, Contraception
  • Discounted registration fees for the North American Forum on Family Planning (the Forum), the primary scientific and educational family planning conference for medical and social scientists, clinical providers and staff
  • Admission to SFP’s annual awards luncheon, career development seminar and business meeting, scheduled in conjunction with the Forum
  • Participation in SFP committees
  • Access to SFP membership directory
  • Discounted membership in the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC)
  • Ability to post jobs on SFP’s website

Please contact Christine Hence, Program Coordinator, with questions about applying for membership.

*Reserved for Junior and Full Fellows.

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