Regular membership may be granted to registered medical practitioners who live in Asia or whose nationality belongs to an Asian country, and who are licensed in pathology or dermatology and certified and/or recognized as a dermatopathologist by the official or duly recognized dermatology/dermatopathology organization in their home countries, or by the Asian Academy of Dermatology & Venereology (AADV), International Committee for Dermatopathology - European Union of Medical Specialists (ICDP-UEMS), Royal College of Pathologists (Dip RCPath, DMT), American Board of Medical Specialties (AMBS), or dermatopathology specialists in Asia recognized and approved by the Executive Committee of ASD.
Associate membership may be granted to any registered medical practitioner who is a trainee or a fellow in an ASD-approved dermatopathology training program, or a certified dermatopathologist who is not a permanent resident in Asia, or a non-physician researcher or scientist with an interest in skin pathology.
Honorary membership may be granted by the Executive Committee to any individual who has made significant contributions to the development, education, or research to dermatopathology in Asia.
The ASD Membership Year is from January-December. Online new member applications received before November 1st will be accepted for the current membership year. Member applications received after November 1st will be accepted for the next membership year.
US$100.00 (members can be elected for the ASD officers, have discounted registration fee for ASD meeting and educational activities, and free access to ASD virtual slide library since 2020)
US$30.00 (associated members have discounted registration fee for ASD meeting and educational activities and discounted rate to subscribe ASD virtual slide library since 2020)
free (honorary member have discounted registration fee for ASD meeting and educational activities, and free access to ASD virtual slide library since 2020)