The American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) has four distinct levels of full active membership, as well as several other membership options for residents, medical students, and other associates.
See below for descriptions of the various membership levels and associated fees.
|Type > Sub-Category||Description||Dues|
|Active > Regular||Those physicians or physicists engaged in the full time practice or administration of radiation oncology. Radiation Oncologists outside the US can join this category at the regular rate.||$425|
|Active > Fellow||Following 10 years of continuous membership, an Active Member is eligible to be considered for Fellowship in ACRO, and to use the designation “FACRO.” A letter is sent to eligible Members each Fall with application information. Fellowship, if approved, is conferred at the following Annual Meeting.||$425|
|Active > New Practitioner||Active Members who are in their first five years of practice post-residency are eligible for reduced annual dues.||$325|
|Active > Federal Services||Active Members who are serving in the military and Federal Service Employees are eligible for reduced annual dues.||$225|
|Associate||Associate Members are administrators, radiology technologists, and radiation therapists who are engaged in radiation-oncology practice. Associate Members can be appointed to the commissions and committees of ACRO but do not have the right to vote or hold elective office.||$305|
|Associate > Medical Students||Fourth-year medical students also interested in radiation oncology are eligible for a complimentary Associate membership.||FREE|
|Resident||Physicians enrolled in an ACGME recognized radiation oncology residency program are eligible for Resident Membership in the College. A Resident Member may be appointed to commissions and committees, but shall not have the right to vote or hold elective office. Interns and fellows are also eligible for a Resident Membership.||FREE|
|Retired, Corresponding||Physicians who have been Active or Associate Members of ACRO for more than five years but who are not currently employed more than 10% of the time in fields related to radiation oncology are eligible to be Corresponding Members. Non-physicians who have a major interest in ACRO activities and have proved evidence of involvement in the practice of radiation oncology or have worked for the betterment of the practice are also eligible to be Corresponding Members. A Corresponding Member can be appointed to the commissions and committees of ACRO but does not have the right to vote or hold office. Retired members of ACRO can join this category.||$150|