Medical Students

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.

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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).

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