Benefits

Membership Benefits and Criteria

The AHA/ASA Professional Membership offers five levels, each of which receive basic benefits, plus a corresponding package:

Membership Levels
Premium Professional Plus
Desire maximum involvement and receive highest level of benefits

$450/year
Premium Professional Desire to be involved at a significant level and receive considerable benefits
 
$250/year
 
Early Career* Completed training within last four years and M.D.s or Ph.D.s in the four years after their first faculty appointment* $75/year
 
Student/Trainee* Still in training as an undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral/clinical fellow* $75/year
 
General Professional Basic membership
 
$75/year
 

*Only eligible in this tier for a maximum of four years.  Then, membership must be upgraded to the next tier.
 

Basic Benefits

All AHA/ASA Professional Members receive basic benefits:

  • Discounted article publication charges for accepted articles in JAHA – Journal of the American Heart Association (opens in new window), the AHA/ASA’s Open Access journal. Members save $500 with discount code.
  • The AHA research grant application fee is waived for members. You can apply at my.americanheart.org/research
  • Countless networking opportunities with like-minded professionals
  • Priority registration and housing for Scientific Sessions and the International Stroke Conference
  • Notification about AHA national and affiliate research funding opportunities and deadlines
  • Notice about upcoming AHA scientific conferences and requests for abstracts  
  • Special opportunities to volunteer to become a peer reviewer of manuscripts, research applications and abstracts for meetings
  • Opportunity to apply for and receive Council Awards
  • Unlimited access within the AHA’s Professional Online Network
  • Access to the AHA Learning Library, a Web portal to a broad spectrum of professional resources provided by the AHA and organized in themed communities corresponding to AHA councils
  • Connections quarterly newsletter with council-specific information
  • Inclusion in and access to the online AHA/ASA Professional Membership Directory
  • Complimentary You’re the Cure Advocacy e-newsletter
  • Opportunity to help develop legislative policy and participate in advocacy programs
  • AHA/ASA Professional Membership card, certificate and lapel pin  (note: certificate and pin available upon request)
  • Special briefing on legislative and regulatory issues to members who participate in AHA Lobby Day in Washington, D.C.
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