Join the SMRT: Membership Categories & Information

Join SMRT -- Membership Categories & Information

2022 SMRT Membership Categories & Information

2021 membership applications are no longer available.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact membership@ismrm.org.

NEW for 2022: SMRT Trainee & SMRT Associate membership categories!

SMRT Membership Benefits

All SMRT memberships have access to a wide variety of educational and networking resources, including the membership directory, past and upcoming virtual meetings, education seminars, past international SMRT & ISMRM annual meeting content as well as ISMRM study groups. Membership options include multi-year memberships as well as the ability to purchase access to ISMRM journals. Explore further about SMRT.

EDUCATE

Continue a lifetime of learning with access to on-demand content, educational courses, journals and other sources. Select and earn your professional development credits from a wide variety of accredited courses and meetings. Education and events.

DISCOVER

Stay up-to-date with ever-changing MR technology with access to ISMRM / SMRT annual meetings, scientific and clinical workshops, national chapter and division meetings, virtual meetings, and through ISMRM study groups. Events and education.

CONNECT

Connect with your peers and global community via local Divisions and National Chapters, as well as through the membership directory. Community, members and careers.

CONTRIBUTE

Be part of SMRT by volunteering as a chapter representative, committee member, abstract reviewer or a study group representative. Members.

Membership Calendar

SMRT membership runs on a calendar year basis and is effective January 1 through December 31. Membership applications may be submitted year-round.

NOTE: Applications submitted between:

  • January 1 and September 30 are effective for the current calendar year. Approved applicants will receive all publications mailed since January 1, and will be invoiced in October for the following year’s dues.
  • October 1 and December 31 are effective for the following calendar year. Benefits will begin on January 1.

Membership dues are not refundable.

For further information on joining the SMRT, please contact the SMRT Central Office by calling +1 (510) 841-1899 or emailing membership@ismrm.org

Group Memberships

for Institutes, Hospitals & Companies

If you have a group of employees or colleagues that would benefit from being SMRT members, click here for information on group memberships, including discounts!

SMRT Membership Types & Fees

SMRT has a membership option for everyone. Please read about our membership types below to help you select the option that best meets your needs and qualifications.

Full Member Fees:

  • US $110.00 NO Journal
  • US $160.00 ONE Electronic Journal (JMRI or MRM)
  • US $210.00 BOTH Electronic Journals
  • US $320.00 ONE Print Journal (JMRI or MRM)
  • US $530.00 BOTH Print Journal

Full Member Multi-Year Options:

  • 2-year (24 months) with NO Journal US $215.00
  • 3-year (36 months) with NO Journal US $315.00

Description:

An individual who is certified or a registered radiographer/technologist in MR imaging as defined by the standards in the country where they reside.

Requirements for Application:

  • Completed online membership application

Affiliate Member Fees:

  • US $110.00 NO Journal
  • US $160.00 ONE Electronic Journal (JMRI or MRM)
  • US $210.00 BOTH Electronic Journals
  • US $320.00 ONE Print Journal (JMRI or MRM)
  • US $530.00 BOTH Print Journal

Affiliate Member Multi-Year Options:

  • 2-year (24 months) with NO Journal US $215.00
  • 3-year (36 months) with NO Journal US $315.00

Description:

An individual non-radiographer/technologist, working in an MRI-related field, who shares the purpose of the SMRT but is not a practicing radiographer/technologist.

Requirements for Application:

  • Completed online membership application
  • Resume/CV (uploaded with application)

Trainee Member Fees:

  • US $30.00 NO Journal
  • US $80.00 ONE Electronic Journal (JMRI or MRM)
  • US $130.00 BOTH Electronic Journals
  • US $240.00 ONE Print Journal (JMRI or MRM)
  • US $450.00 BOTH Print Journals

Qualification/Description:

An individual actively enrolled in a full-time or part time (min 0.5EFT) academic program in an accredited institution for:

  • Diploma in Medical Imaging/MRI or equivalent;
  • Degree in Medical Imaging/MRI or equivalent;
  • MRI Certification or equivalent;
  • Master’s Degree in Medical Imaging/MRI or equivalent;
  • Ph.D. in Medical Imaging/MRI or equivalent; OR
  • Recently graduated from one of the above mentioned accredited programs.

Qualifying individuals may remain a trainee member for up to three (3) years after receiving his/her/their Diploma or Degree.

The applicant must submit a Trainee Verification Letter (TVL) with the application process.

  • The Trainee Verification Letter must be on institute letterhead, written by your current supervisor or advisor, and must include the following information:
    • Your current degree track (Associates, Bachelors, Masters Candidate, Masters, Ph.D. Candidate or Ph.D. Fellow/Post Doc)
    • Date you received your degree, or expected date to receive your degree
    • Current focus of study or research
  • Eligibility for trainee membership must be confirmed annually with a new TVL.

Requirements for Application:

  • Completed online membership application
  • Trainee Verification Letter

Associate Member Fee:

  • US $30.00 NO Journal

Qualification/Description:

An individual residing in a financially restricted country or has limited personal income. The individual seeking membership must be a certified or registered radiographer/technologist in magnetic resonance imaging as defined by the standards in the country they reside. The maximum annual income for Associate Membership is the equivalent of US$10,000.00.

Membership is only permitted following submission of a letter from the applicant, the employer, or a governmental authority verifying that the normal membership dues would constitute an excessive financial hardship.

Download the required Income Verification Form here.

Requirements for Application:

  • Completed online membership application
  • Income Verification Letter

Emeritus Member Fees:

  • US $30.00 NO Journal
  • US $80.00 ONE Electronic Journal (JMRI or MRM)
  • US $130.00 BOTH Electronic Journals
  • US $240.00 ONE Print Journal (JMRI or MRM)
  • US $450.00 BOTH Print Journals

Description:

An Emeritus Member is a SMRT Full Member who has paid the specified regular dues for five (5) consecutive years and has retired from more than casual employment.

  • Current SMRT members interested in changing to an Emeritus membership are asked to contact the ISMRM/SMRT membership department:
    Email: membership@ismrm.org
    Phone: +1 925 825 SMRT (7678).
  • Emeritus Members receive all of the same benefits as Full Members but at a savings of more than 70%!