Types of Membership

WiSA provides its members a unique community of mentoring, education, and networking for personal and professional growth – all by women surgeons, for women surgeons. WiSA also promotes leadership opportunities and celebrates the achievements of women surgeons worldwide.

Choose from the following membership categories:

Full Members ($30):

Full membership is open to all COSECSA Members and Fellows; full members of individual country and international women’s surgical association. Full Members may vote and be members of committees.

Associate Members ($20):

Membership is available at a reduced cost to MMed surgical trainees/new surgeons within the first two years following residency or fellowship training. Associate Members may vote and be members of committees.

Student ($10):

Student membership is open to all students in medical school with a career interest in surgery. Student members may not vote or hold executive office or be members of committees.

Missionary (no cost):

Missionary membership is open to surgeons working as missionaries and is granted by the WiSA Board. Missionary members may not vote or hold office. Applications must be accompanied with a letter of request for Missionary status. Requests will be reviewed by the Council and you will be notified of approval.

Honorary (no cost):

Honorary membership is granted by the WiSA Council.

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