Association of Medical Microbiology
and Infectious Disease Canada

l’Association pour la microbiologie
médicale et l’infectiologie Canada

    

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Association of Medical Microbiology
and Infectious Disease Canada

l’Association pour la microbiologie
médicale et l’infectiologie Canada

Membership

Prospective members have the choice between two categories of membership: Active and Member-in-Training. AMMI Canada also offers two membership types that are bestowed upon individuals: Honorary and Retired. For more information about membership types, including full terms, please see below.

 

ACTIVE
  • Physicians who have obtained a certificate of special competence in Infectious Diseases from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Collège des médecins du Québec, or
  • Physicians who have obtained a specialist certificate in Medical Microbiology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the Collège des médecins du Québec, or
  • Physicians who have met the requirements of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in a clinical discipline and have completed at least two (2) years of training in Infectious Diseases, or
  • Individuals with a doctoral degree or equivalent, whose qualifications and merit satisfy the Council (ex. Clinical Microbiologist), or
  • Physicians and surgeons, whose qualifications and merit satisfy the Council.

An applicant for Active Member must submit a membership application form, including evidence of their qualifications, and be endorsed by an Active Member of the Association. The applicant’s application will be reviewed by AMMI Canada. If the applicant’s application for Active Membership is approved, an invoice setting out the annual membership dues will be issued to the applicant. The invoice will include payment instructions. An applicant will be admitted as an Active Member when the invoice for the first year’s membership dues is paid.

The membership year is the calendar year, January to December of the same year.
Active membership dues are a $395.00 + applicable taxes in province of residence.

 

  • les médecins qui ont obtenu un certificat de compétence particulière en maladies infectieuses auprès du Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada, ou du Collège des médecins du Québec, ou
  • les médecins qui ont obtenu un certificat de spécialisation en microbiologie médicale auprès du Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada ou du Collège des médecins du Québec, ou
  • les médecins qui ont réussi les épreuves du Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada dans une discipline clinique et qui ont effectué deux (2) années de formation en maladies infectieuses, ou
  • les personnes ayant un doctorat ou un diplôme équivalent, dont les titres de compétence et le mérite satisfont le Conseil, ou
  • les médecins et les chirurgiens, dont les titres de compétence et le mérite satisfont le Conseil.

Un candidat au statut de membre actif doit présenter un aire de demande, y compris les preuves de ses qualifications, et être appuyé par un membre actif de l’Association. Le candidat dont les qualifications sont acceptables doit être considéré membre actif en règle de l’Association après avoir versé les cotisations de la première année.

L’année d’adhésion coïncide avec l’année civile, soit de janvier à décembre.
Cotisation des membres actifs est 395.00 $ plus taxes applicables selon la province de residence.

MEMBER-IN-TRAINING
  • Any Infectious Disease or Medical Microbiology trainee, in a post-graduate educational program, shall be eligible for acceptance as a Member-in-Training.
  • Any post-graduate trainee in a related discipline (ex. Clinical Microbiology fellowship program) who would be eligible for Active Membership upon completion of their training shall be eligible for election as a Member-in-Training.
  • Applicants for Member-in-Training membership must be sponsored by one (1) Active Member, in good standing, of the Association. The membership application must also include an endorsement from their Program Director specifying that the applicant is still in a training program. If the Program Director is also an Active Member of the Association, only the Program Director’s endorsement is required. The applicant’s application will be reviewed by AMMI Canada. If the applicant’s application for Member-in-Training Membership is approved, an invoice setting out the annual membership dues will be issued to the applicant. The invoice will include payment instructions. An applicant will be admitted as a Member-in-Training Member when the invoice for the first year’s membership dues is paid.
  • Members-in-Training may remain as Members-in-Training for up to one (1) year following the completion of their training, at which time they will be offered Active Member membership. An invoice setting out the annual membership dues will be issued to the applicant. A Member-in-Training will only become an Active Member once the invoice setting out the annual membership dues for Active Members is paid.
  • Members-in-Training are entitled to receive notice of and attend all meetings of members of the Association, but shall not be entitled to vote at such meetings.

The membership year is the calendar year, January to December of the same year. Members-in-Training dues are $50.00 + applicable taxes in province of residence.

 

  • Tout stagiaire en infectiologie ou en microbiologie médicale, d’un programme d’études universitaires supérieures, est admissible au titre de Membre en formation.
  • Tout étudiant en formation postdoctorale dans une discipline connexe qui peut devenir un membre actif après avoir terminé sa formation, peut, en tant que Membre en formation, être élu.
  • Les candidats doivent remplir un formulaire d’adhésion et obtenir l’appui d’un (1) membre actif en règle de la Société.
  • Les Membres en formation peuvent conserver leur statut durant l’année suivant la fin de leur formation. À ce moment, ils pourront devenir des membres actifs.
  • Les Membres en formation ne peuvent pas voter.

Un candidat au statut de Membre en formation doit présenter un formulaire d’adhésion, y compris une lettre de leur directeur de programme qui atteste que la personne faisant la demande est encore en formation et doit être appuyer par un membre actif d’AMMI Canada. Un candidat dont les titres de compétences sont acceptables, il deviendra un Membre en formation en règle de la Société après avoir versé les cotisations de la première année. L’année d’adhésion coïncide avec l’année civile, soit de janvier à décembre. Cotisation des Membres en formation est 50.00 $ plus taxes applicables selon la province de résidence.

SUPPORTERS

Supporters are not members of AMMI Canada and do not have the rights that members have. however, AMMI Canada extends certain benefits to supporters.

  • Supporters do not have specific postdoctoral or equivalent training in Infectious Diseases or Medical or Clinical Microbiology, but can include:
    • Physicians and surgeons whose qualifications and merit do not meet the requirements for membership, or
    • Individuals with a doctorate degree whose qualifications and merit do not meet the requirements for membership, or
    • Registered Nurses, Medical Laboratory Technologists, Pharmacists, or
    •  Post-secondary, undergraduate, and postgraduate students who are not enrolled in an Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology, or Clinical Microbiology residency or fellowship program.
  • Supporters are not members and do not have any membership rights in AMMI Canada. Supporters are not entitled to attend members’ meetings and are not entitled to vote on anything related to AMMI Canada.

Even though supporters are not members of AMMI Canada, AMMI Canada still offers certain benefits to supporters. Applicants must still submit an application form, which will be reviewed by AMMI Canada. The application must include evidence of the applicant’s qualifications, and must be endorsed by an Active Member in good standing of the Association. The applicant’s application will be reviewed by AMMI Canada. If the applicant’s application as a supporter is approved by AMMI Canada, an invoice setting out the annual fee to be paid by the applicant will be issued to the applicant. The invoice will include payment instructions. An applicant will be welcomed as a supporter when the invoice for the first year’s fees is paid.

Even though supporters are not members of AMMI Canada, the annual fee charged to supporters related to the benefits that AMMI Canada provides to its supporters. The supporter year is the calendar year, January to December of the same year. The annual fee charged to supporters is $60 + applicable taxes in province of residence.

 

  • Les Bienfaiteurs n’ont pas de formation postdoctorale précise ou l’équivalent en infectiologie ou en microbiologie médicale, mais peuvent comprendre :
    • les médecins et chirurgiens dont les qualifications et mérites ne répondent pas aux exigences se rattachant au statut de membre actif, ou
    • les infirmières autorisées, les technologues de laboratoire médical, les pharmaciens.
    • Les Bienfaiteurs n’ont pas le droit de voter.

L’année d’adhésion coïncide avec l’année civile, soit de janvier à décembre. Cotisation de catégorie des bienfaiteurs est 60.00 $ plus taxes applicables selon la province de résidence.