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IntRIS offers 3 different memberships. Please click on each membership for more information. 

Individual Membership

Membership benefits:
      • Participation in the exchange of ideas between basic science, clinical medicine, and industry.
      • Centralized platform for information which will expand over time to include meetings of interest, CME offerings, and announcements of innovations.
      • Opportunity for collaboration and exchange of information with other established experts.
      • Eligibility to participate in committees and leadership in the society.
      • Participation in society-sponsored conferences.
      • Opportunity to participate in the open abstract submission process exclusively for IntRIS members. Retina specialists interested in submitting scientific abstracts and speaking at society-sponsored conferences will need to be members to be eligible.
      • Invited podium presentations and award lectureships.

Membership fee:

$299/year

Membership period:

September-August

Membership criteria:

Any physician who holds a degree of Doctor of Medicine or basic scientist who holds a degree of Doctor of Philosophy may be eligible for consideration for membership.

Physicians must hold a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the United States and must be certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Practicing ophthalmologists outside the United States who meet comparable requirements are also eligible.

In addition, the following criteria for physicians should be met:

a. at least one year of post-residency training with special emphasis on diseases of the posterior segment;

b. authorship, as first or corresponding author, of at least three publications related to imaging of posterior segment diseases that have been published within the preceding four years in a refereed, peer reviewed journal;

c. recommendation for membership by two active members of the Society;

Eligible basic scientists with PhD degrees should have an interest in retinal imaging and a track record of publications in this field and should be required to provide letters of recommendation from two active members of the Society.

Certain candidates for membership who have made major contributions in the field of interest of the Society may be admitted to the Society on recommendation of the Membership Committee without fulfilling the previously mentioned criteria. Request for an exception here



Member-in-Training

Membership benefits
  • Participation in the exchange of ideas between basic science, clinical medicine, and industry.
  • Centralized platform for information which will expand over time to include meetings of interest, CME offerings, and announcements of innovations.
  • Participation in society-sponsored conferences.

Membership fee:

Free 

Membership period:

Dependent on the member's fellowship

Membership criteria:

Any physician who holds a degree of Doctor of Medicine may be eligible for consideration for special, early-career membership. 
a. In addition, the following criteria should be met: 
1. An active fellowship or equivalent post-residency training with special emphasis on diseases of the posterior segment.
2. Recommendation for membership by at least one Individual Member of the Society.
b. Membership in the Member-in-Training category is valid for the duration of the fellowship and expires on the date the fellowship ends. At an appropriate future date, the candidate may apply as an Individual Member (see Individual Member section above).



Corporate Membership 

Membership period:

April-March

Membership benefits and fee

Benefits

Platinum
$30,000

Gold
$15,000
Silver
$10,000
Bronze
$5,000
Participation in the exchange of ideas between basic science, clinical medicine, and industry at an exclusive, members-only forum. X X X X
Access to individual members for recruitment of scientific advisors, and establishment of and participation in research collaborations. X X X X
Access to, and a listing in, the member directory. X X X X
Tiered name recognition on the IntRIS website. Includes company logo linked to a webpage of the company’s choosing. X X X X
Tiered name recognition on annual meeting materials (agenda, signage, etc.). X X X X
IntRIS will include up to five questions submitted by the Corporate Member to ask in the annual survey of the IntRIS membership.2 X X    
Corporate Members designate employees to represent their company as an IntRIS member.1 Representatives receive complimentary registration at the Annual Meeting and may participate in all sessions. Up to 8 employee representatives  Up to 4 employee representatives  Up to 2 employee representatives                       
Half-page in annual newsletter4 X      
Quarter-page in annual newsletter4   X    
Up to a 20-minute industry presentation at the Annual Meeting3 X
   
Up to a 15-minute Industry presentation at the Annual Meeting3   X    
12’ table-top exhibit at the Annual Meeting. X      
6’ table-top exhibit at Annual Meeting. Additional table available for purchase at 50% discount.
X    
Exhibit table(s) at Annual Meeting available for purchase at 50% discount.     X  

1Corporate representatives ideally should have a basic science or medical background with knowledge and interest in retinal imaging. Corporate representatives cease to be members if/when they leave their company.
2Number of survey participants is not guaranteed.
3Corporate presentations will take place during meal breaks or during a designated periods throughout the Symposium.
4Will be noted as Advertisement.



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: + 1 323 342 6459

E-mail: mkim@intris.org

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IntRIS was formed in 2017 as a non-profit membership organization, classified by the IRS as a 501(c)6.
Our mailing address is 1355 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033.
Tax ID number and IRS form W-9 will be provided on request.

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