Medical students enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian school of medicine, including osteopathic medicine are eligible to join the APA as a Medical Student Member.
Discover your career in psychiatry. Learn more about psychiatry through a complimentary membership to the APA. Even if psychiatry is not your chosen specialty, mental health issues correlate to many other areas of practice. As a medical student member you can start building lifelong professional relationships and tap into APA’s wealth of research and practical information.
Benefits and Services
- Receive the latest news in your field
- 20% discount (unlimited) to over 700 books and journals through the APA Publishing website and bookstore including books in 29 languages
- Mentoring networks and career development sessions at the Annual Meeting
- Online resources including What is Psychiatry?, Guide for Applying for Psychiatry Residency, Building a Career in Psychiatry, and Resident’s Guide to Surviving Training
Free Membership for Medical Students
Medical student members are dues exempt and belong to APA at the national level only (there are no dual membership requirements with the local District Branch/State Association).