Join FSP

Regular Member - $450

Only the following physicians, who reside in the State of Florida, shall be eligible for election to, or continue as, Regular Members in the Society:

  1. Those holding the degree of M.D. from an accredited school of medicine or D.O. from an accredited school of osteopathic medicine AND
  2. Those who are licensed to practice medicine as an M.D. or D.O. in the State of Florida AND
  3. Those who dedicate a major portion of their practice to this specialty, AND
  4. Those who are Diplomates of the American Board of Pathology, or eligible for admission to the examination of that Board, as certified by said Board

New Practitioner - $300

Physicians who are in their first or second year of practice may join FSP in this category. It is noted that beginning third year of practice, you will be automatically changed to a Regular Member and the membership dues amount will increase to $450.

Group Membership

Group Membership Eligibility Criteria

  • Groups of 5 or more pathologists
  • At least 75% of the group must join
  • Payment for group must come in the form of one lump sum

Group Membership Discount
Once the above eligibility has been met, the group is eligible for a $50 discount per member.

Resident/Fellows-in-Training Members - $0

Resident Members shall be physicians in the State of Florida who are in a full time approved training program in Pathology or sub-specialty of Pathology.

Corresponding Members - $350

Corresponding Members shall include physicians who are practicing Pathology whose primary practice is in a State other than Florida, and is a member in good standing of a State society of pathology, other than the Florida Society of Pathologists. They shall have no vote at general or special meetings.

Honorary Members

Honorary Membership shall be awarded by two thirds vote of the Executive Committee to any person demonstrating excellence in their profession or field of study.

Retired Members - $0

Retired Membership is available to any retired or inactive pathologist residing in Florida, who will document prior active membership in any State pathology society, the CAP, ASCP or other recognized National society of Pathology.

Military/VA/USPHS Members ( 1 year @ $300.00 )

Military members are pathologists who are federal employees that are primarily employed by the U.S. Military, U.S Public Health Services (USPHS), or Veterans Affairs (VA).

Welcome New Members

Voting and Holding Office Privileges
Only Regular Members have the privilege of voting and holding office. Resident, Corresponding, Honorary and Retired Members shall have no power to vote at general or special meetings, and may not hold an elected office. They shall pay dues as designated for their membership category and may be appointed to Committees and utilized in any other manner deemed of benefit to the Society. They will be entitled to vote within their respective Committees in matters pertaining to that Committee’s work.

The dues year runs from May 1 – April 30. Dues payments are deductible by members as an ordinary and necessary business expense. In accordance with Section 6033(3)(2)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, members of FSP are hereby notified that an estimated 76% of your FSP dues will be allocated to lobbying and political activities, and therefore are not deductible as a business expense.

Publication Date: 
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 2:45pm