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:
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, the membership dues amount will increase to $350.
Physician must belong to a group of 25+ pathologists from same facility – minimum of 25 Pathologists who are FSP Members within the same facility – NAME OF FACILITY:
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. Membership in this category must be changed within two (2) years after completion of training to the appropriate membership category. They shall meet all requirements for regular membership in Chapter III, Section 2 of the bylaws, except for four (4) years of practice and full membership in a National society.
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 - 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.
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 15% of your FSP dues will be allocated to lobbying and political activities, and therefore are not deductible as a business expense.
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