Join the ANZSN
Applications are invited from nephrologists, advanced trainees and allied health professionals who would like to join the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN).
About the ANZSN
The ANZSN is a not-for-profit, membership-based organisation, incorporated in Australia to promote the health and wellbeing of people with, or at risk of, kidney disease in Australia and New Zealand.
The ANZSN seeks to achieve its purpose through investments in kidney research, clinician education and through the promotion of high quality care for people with, or at risk of, kidney disease in accordance with its Constitution.
A copy of the ANZSN Constitution can be found here.
Membership types and eligibility
There are three types of membership available, each with specific eligibility criteria:
- Ordinary Membership
A person who is ordinarily resident in Australia or New Zealand and holds an appropriate university degree or equivalent qualification and who is actively engaged in the study of renal function nor disease. Ordinary Members have full voting rights and may be elected to Council.
- Affiliate Membership (includes Advanced Trainees and Allied Health Professionals)
A person who is ordinarily resident in Australia or New Zealand who is engaged in the clinical practice of the broad field of renal function or disease or who has demonstrated a particular interest in renal function or disease and who is a full member of an affiliated society as determined by Council. Affiliate Members do not have voting rights and cannot be elected to Council.
- Associate Membership
An Ordinary Member of the ANZSN who has ceased to be resident in the Commonwealth of Australia or New Zealand for a period of twelve (12) months prior to the date of application for Associate Membership OR a person who does not reside in Australia or New Zealand but holds qualifications comparable to those required for admission as an Ordinary Member. Associate Members do not have voting rights and cannot be elected to Council.
How to apply
You may download the ANZSN membership application form here. Please complete the form and have it signed by two financial members of the ANZSN, who act in the capacity as your referees for membership. If you are an advanced trainee applying for Affiliate membership, you will also need confirmation from your supervisor. Your completed and signed form should be posted or emailed to:
The Honorary Executive Officer
145 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Your application for membership will be reviewed by the ANZSN Council or its delegate and you will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible. Once you are approved as a member, you will be advised and asked to pay your membership fee within sixty (60) days of acceptance.
We look forward to welcoming you as a member of the ANZSN.
If you have any questions about applying for membership of the ANZSN, please contact the Executive Officer on Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Ph: 02 9256 9637.