Improving global prehospital and emergency health care, public health, and disaster health and preparedness

Individual Membership

WADEM members are health professionals with an interest, background, or expertise in disaster and emergency health and span the globe representing more than 55 countries.

An annual membership in the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine includes the following:

  • An annual online subscription to Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, WADEM’s scientific journal;
  • Unlimited access to the entire digital archive of PDM (31 Volumes) through Cambridge Core;
  • Registration discounts for the WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine (discounts for the Toronto Congress range from $50 to $130 USD);
  • Global networking, contact, and collaboration opportunities;
  • Participation opportunities in WADEM Professional Interest Sections, Committees, and Regional Chapters;
  • Email updates from the WADEM International Office;
  • Voting privileges for the Board of Directors; and
  • Special opportunities/discounts for students.

Annual fees pay for a 12-month membership in WADEM and are determined based on the member’s annual income. Please see the table below to determine your membership rate. The “sliding scale” used for membership dues helps keep membership affordable for individuals in countries/professions where salaries are lower.

An annual print subscription to Prehospital and Disaster Medicine (PDM) can be added to your membership for $45 USD. The subscription includes six issues of PDM delivered anywhere in the world.

Are you a member of a WADEM Affiliate Organization? Please visit the Affiliate Membership Discount page.

 

Category Annual Membership Fee Annual Income
Category 1 $215 USD More than $40,000 USD
Category 2 $150 USD Between $10,000 and $40,000 USD
Category 3 $100 USD Less than $10,000 USD
Category 4 $75 USD *Membership for Full-Time Students or Members with Limited Resources

Annual Memberships with Online Journal Access

Category 1

Annual Income: More than $40,000 USD

Category 2

Annual Income: Between $10,000 and $40,000 USD

Category 3

Annual Income: Less than $10,000 USD

Category 4

*Membership for Full-Time Students, Individuals in Professional Training Programs, & Members with Limited Resources


Annual Memberships with Online Journal Access and a Print Subscription

Category 1 - with Journal Print Subscription

Annual Income: More than $40,000 USD - includes annual (six issues) print subscription to Prehospital and Disaster Medicine

Category 2 - with Journal Print Subscription

Annual Income: Between $10,000 and $40,000 USD - includes annual (six issues) print subscription to Prehospital and Disaster Medicine

Category 3 - with Journal Print Subscription

Annual Income: Less than $10,000 USD - includes annual (six issues) print subscription to Prehospital and Disaster Medicine