Membership

CSCTR has three membership types: Regular Membership, Pilot Trainee Membership and Research Staff Membership.

Regular Membership

Membership is open to individuals who have accomplished original investigation in the clinical or translational sciences and who enjoys an unimpeachable moral standing in his/her profession. Candidate should provide at least two (2) publications demonstrating significant research as a primary investigator.

Members are academic leaders of medical schools in the Midwest although CSCTR has members throughout the U.S. and Canada. CSCTR defines Midwest as residents of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, New York, and from the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan.  However, members may be elected from anywhere.

  • No application fee required.
  • CSCTR membership is January 1 to December 31 each year.
  • Members are billed, following acceptance into membership, $160 per year.  Dues discounted to $110 for members with 0-5 years of experience.
  • Please refer to the CSCTR bylaws for additional information on membership categories and requirements.
  • Online Application and Instructions »

Benefits

  • Nomination to membership: As a member, you have the opportunity to nominate other professionals to the CSCTR membership
     
  • Presentation Opportunities: The opportunity to submit yours and your junior investigator's research for inclusion in the CSCTR Annual Meeting in Chicago. The call for abstracts is automatically sent to CSCTR members
     
  • Publication Opportunities: Abstracts accepted for the Midwest Clinical and Translational Research Meeting are published in their entirety in the Journal of Investigative Medicine, the official publication of the American Federation for Medical Research
     
  • Mentoring Opportunities
     
  • Online Resource: The CSCTR website, www.csctr.org, contains information and resources that will help you achieve your professional goals. You will find information about the organization, membership, the Council and the Annual Meeting as well as a membership roster and on-line membership application
     
  • Collegiality: The opportunity for personal contact and interaction with colleagues with similar interest.

2024 Pilot Trainee Membership

2024 Pilot Trainee membership is open to students, residents, and fellows in clinical or translational sciences and who wish to enjoy networking and mentorship as they navigate new experiences and opportunities to achieve professional goals.

  • No application fee required.
  • CSCTR membership is January 1 to December 31 each year.
  • Dues is $60 per calendar year.
  • Online Application »

Benefits

  • Mentoring and Professional Networking Opportunities:  Trainees enjoy access to CSCTR members who are academic leaders in clinical and translational medicine throughout the U.S. and Canada.
  • Discounted Annual Meeting Registration:  CSCTR Trainee Members will receive discounted registration fees to the annual meeting.  These two days showcase educational sessions from leaders in the field and an opportunity for personal contact and interaction with colleagues with similar interest.
  • Monetary Award Opportunities: The opportunity to apply for numerous awards presented at the CSCTR Annual Meeting in Chicago. The call for abstracts is automatically sent to CSCTR members.
  • Publication Opportunities: Abstracts accepted for the Midwest Clinical and Translational Research Meeting are published in their entirety in the Journal of Investigative Medicine, the official publication of the American Federation for Medical Research; members are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Research Staff

Research Staff membership is open to lab technicians, research coordinators, and analysts who wish to enjoy networking as they navigate new experiences and opportunities to achieve professional goals.

Benefits

  • Discounted Annual Meeting Registration:  CSCTR Trainee Members will receive discounted registration fees to the annual meeting.  These two days showcase educational sessions from leaders in the field and an opportunity for personal contact and interaction with colleagues with similar interest.
  • Free Dues: The first year of membership is free. After the first year annual dues is offered at a reduced rate of $50.00.

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