Categories of Membership

    Regular members: $325 annually

    Regular members are physicians actively engaged in the practice of medicine. Only regular members are eligible to hold office in the Society. This category of membership applies to physicians who reside in the United States, Canada, or Europe.

    International, electronic journal only: $125
    International, printed+electronic journal: $325

    International members are physicians who are actively engaged in the practice of medicine and who reside outside of the United States, Canada, or Europe.

    ESRA/ASRA Membership: $60

    ESRA/ASRA members are physicians who are actively engaged in the practice of medicine who reside in Europe and are members of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA). Does not include journal subscription (print or online access).

    Affiliates: $130

    Affiliate members are non-physicians with an interest in regional anesthesiology and pain medicine.

    Young Professionals, 1-year: $190; 2-year: $240; 3-year: $290

    The Young Professional category is for individuals completing a Fellowship or in their first year of practice. The one-year level covers first year in practice. (A $325 value.) The two-year level covers a one-year fellowship. (A $375 value.) The three-year level covers a two-year fellowship. (A $425 value.)

    Trainees: $50

    Trainee members are individuals who reside in the United States, Canada, or Europe and are enrolled in accredited medical or osteopathic schools, Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved residencies, ACGME approved pain medicine fellowships, or regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine fellowship training programs. 

    Military: $150

    Military members are physicians on active duty in any branch of the United States or Canadian military.

    Retired: $65

    Retired members are former Active members for 10 consecutive years or more who are no longer in the active practice of medicine. To be eligible for Retired Membership, an individual must request Retired status, in writing, from the Society. Email  or call (855) 795-ASRA for more information.


    Life members are all past Presidents of the Society and all past members of the Board of Directors who have served at least five years on the Board of Directors. Life membership shall also be extended to all recipients of the Distinguished Service Award, the Labat Award, and the Bonica Award.


    Honorary members are those distinguished medical practitioners or scientists who have rendered conspicuous service to the medical profession and whom the Society desires to recognize.

    Corporate partnership program

    The purpose of promoting ASRA Corporate Partnership is to develop and sustain a mutually beneficial relationship between ASRA and members of industry who have a vested interest in the area of regional anesthesia and pain management. More information 

    Group membership discount

    If at least 80% of your institution’s eligible practicing anesthesiologist or pain specialist physicians are active members of ASRA, each new or renewing active member is eligible for a $25 discount. To qualify, your institution must have at least five participating individuals, payment must be made in one transaction. For more information, contact us at (855) 795-ASRA or

    Please note
    • Membership dues are used for advancing the science and practice of regional anesthesia and pain medicine.  Dues are not used for any lobbying or political activities.
    • If paying by check, your check must be received in our office within 60 days of your application to activate your membership.
    • ASRA membership dues are nonrefundable and nontransferable in a calendar year. Young Professional membership is nonrefundable and nontransferable for the length of the membership.

    Autorenew payment option

    Set it, and forget it! ASRA provides the option for you to autorenew your membership each year using the credit card information you provide. You must opt in to take advantage of this service, and you can cancel at any time.

    Please note:

    • When paying for your membership, you must select the autorenew option. Otherwise, you will only be charged for the period you have selected.
    • You can cancel the autorenew option at any time by calling ASRA at 412-471-2718 or toll-free in the U.S. 1-855-795-ASRA or by emailing ASRA at
    • If your card has expired, it will not be charged until you provide updated information.
    • You will be notified in writing at least 30 days prior to your membership renewal that your auto-renewal will be processed. 
    • Your credit card data will be encrypted. We can only view the last four digits of the card and the expiration date. Please see our terms of use and privacy statement for information regarding the use of your personal information. 
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