CABPS Membership Information

Membership in the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons

Membership is open to physicians, surgeons and allied health care professionals who express an interest in the clinical management of obesity or who have a research interest in any aspect of obesity or its related co-morbid diseases.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE CABPS


TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP

Active Member (Annual membership Fee: $195)

A person who:
(a) Is a medical practitioner and holds a valid certificate in medicine or surgery with a certificate in good standing from:

(b) Holds a valid license in good standing to practice medicine in Canada;
May apply for active membership in this Association. Active Members shall pay all dues and assessments.

Associate Member (Annual membership Fee: $95)

A person who:
A person who: Is a post-graduate trainee, currently enrolled in a training program related to the treatment of obesity and severe obesity (e.g. residents and fellows).

  1. Accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    (LCME);
  2. The Department Chair or General Surgery Program Director
    must sign the application; and
  3. The Department Chair or General Surgery Program Director
    must submit an accompanying letter verifying that the
    applicant is a student in good standing in the medical
    school at the time of application.
  4. Is a retired medical practitioner who has held a valid certificate
    in general medicine or surgery and has been an
    active member for at least 5 years.

Associate members shall pay applicable member dues and assessments and shall not be eligible for voting privileges and shall not be eligible to hold office in the Association.

Affiliate Member (Annual membership Fee: $95)

Any person belonging to the following classification may be admitted as an Affiliate Member following approval by the CABPS Board of Directors:

IFSO Membership (optional add-on) 

How to Join?

You can conveniently join the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons by using our secure server (Visa or Master Card required). To Join CABPS online today, click here, or download our printable Membership Application Form in PDF format by clicking here (PDF).

Were you previously a Member?

If you were previously a member of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons, then you can conveniently renew your Membership by using our secure server (Visa or Master Card required). To renew your CABPS membership today, click here, or download our printable Membership Application Form in PDF format by clicking here (PDF).

Need more information?

For more information or to inform a colleague about Membership in CABPS, simply download our Membership Brochure (PDF).