Membership Categories, Dues & Eligibility

CORD membership is a program membership and the categories and dues are as follows:

Active Member Program

Eligibility: All residency training programs in Emergency Medicine that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association are eligible for full membership. A member program shall be defined as a graduate training program in Emergency Medicine holding current accreditation by the Residency Review Committee for Emergency Medicine.

Privileges: All active member programs shall have five representatives consisting of the residency director, two faculty designees, the clerkship director and a resident (the resident member cannot be substituted with another type of physician. i.e. APD, Clerkship Director). Additional faculty members may be appointed by the Residency Director for a fee. Each representative of active member programs shall be eligible for participation in the organization's activities, including serving on committees and task forces. All active member programs are eligible to vote and receive one vote per program.

Dues: $675.00 - 1 Year Program Membership
  $75.00 - per additional representative
  $200.00 - Optional CORD tests access
  $50 - Optional eOral Software

 

 

 

To apply for membership please download the Active Member Program Application


Associate Member Program

Eligibility: All residency training programs in Emergency Medicine that are not accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association are eligible for associate membership. An associate member program shall be defined as any existing graduate training program in emergency medicine without current accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association. Associate membership is also available for programs actively developing new residency training programs in Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine Fellowship Programs qualify for associate membership if they accept Emergency Medicine residency graduates as fellows. International Emergency Medicine residency training programs are eligible for associate membership.

Privileges: All associate members with the exception of fellowship programs, shall have a maximum of five representatives consisting of the residency director or person who is actively developing a program, two faculty designees, the clerkship director and a resident (the resident member cannot be substituted with another type of physician. i.e. APD, Clerkship Director). Fellowship program associate members shall have a maximum of one representative, consisting of the fellowship director.  Each representative of associate member programs shall be eligible for participation in the organization's activities, including serving on committees and task forces. However, associate member representatives and residency coordinators shall not be eligible to serve on the Board of Directors or chair committees or task forces. Associate member programs are not eligible to vote.

Dues: $500.00 - 1 Year Program Membership
  $75.00 - per additional representative
  $200.00 - Optional CORD tests access
  $50 - Optional eOral Software

 

 

 

To apply for membership please download the Associate Member Program Application


Additional Representative Dues

Each full member program who appoints more than the allowed 5 representatives shall pay an extra fee of $75 per additional representative.

To add additional representatives please download the Additional Representative Payment Form.


Alumni & Emeritus Membership

A. Former full member representatives to CORD who no longer have representative status may petition the Board of Directors for alumni membership. Such membership shall be limited to those who have made significant contributions to CORD. An alumni member will be approved by the Board of Directors for a term of two years and must reapply for continued membership. An alumni member may serve on, or chair, CORD committees or task forces. Alumni members are not eligible for election to the Board of Directors. Alumni members will not be counted as one of the four representatives of the program as described in Article III, Section 2A of the Bylaws.

B. Former full member representatives to CORD who no longer have representative status, but have made significant contributions to CORD may petition the Board of Directors for emeritus membership. Emeritus membership shall allow for continued involvement within the organization as an honorary member. Emeritus membership status is for an indefinite period of time or for a period of time approved by the Board of Directors. Emeritus members will not be eligible for election to the Board of Directors.

For more information, see Bylaws.

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