Medical students enrolled in a school of medicine, in the U.S. or abroad, 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. Free online subscriptions to American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric News, with articles on cutting-edge research and updating you on developments through the field ($288 value).
20% discount to over 700 books and special member pricing for journals and subscriptions through APA Publishing.
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.