Apply for Membership

If you are already a WAEPS member but just need to pay your 2018 dues, please do not fill out a new application form!  Please click on the appropriate link, below:

Click here to pay your 2018 dues (current members)
Click here to apply for WAEPS membership

Types of Membership

 

Active

A physician who holds a MD or DO degree or equivalent, who holds a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in Washington State, and who has been certified or is eligible to be certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Associate

A physician who holds a MD or DO degree or equivalent, who holds a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Washington, and who has satisfactorily completed an entire program of formal residency training in ophthalmology, or who is not an ophthalmologist but is engaged in a field allied with or in a basic science related to ophthalmology, or a person who, in the judgment of the Board of Trustees, has made significant contributions to ophthalmology. Associates shall not have the right to vote and shall be ineligible to hold office.

Senior

A previous Active member who remains in active practice and whose license to practice medicine is valid and unrestricted after having reached the age of 65 and engaged in the practice of ophthalmology for a period of 25 years, who has been a member of this Academy for five or more years.

Military

A physician who holds a MD or DO degree or equivalent, and serves full time active duty with any branch of the U.S. Military Service.

Emeritus

An Active Member of WAEPS who is no longer engaged in the active practice of ophthalmology by reason of disability or retirement and whose license to practice medicine  was valid and unrestricted at the time of disability or retirement, and who has held active WAEPS membership for five or more years is eligible to become an Emeritus member.  Emeritus members shall not have the right to vote and shall be ineligible to hold office.  If you would like to request a change of status to emeritus membership, please contact the WAEPS office: 206-956-3650  or waeps@waeps.org

Resident

A physician who holds a MD or DO degree or equivalent, and who is engaged on a full-time basis in an ophthalmology residency training program, or who has satisfactorily completed such a training program and is engaged on a full-time basis either in an ophthalmology fellowship training program or in a postgraduate educational course of training leading to an advanced degree at an accredited college or university, or a foreign medical graduate who is otherwise not eligible for membership and is engaged on a full-time basis in a postgraduate ophthalmology training program. Resident members shall not have the right to vote and shall be ineligible to hold office.


2018 Dues Rates

Full Active Member $975 ($675 Dues + $300 suggested EyePAC contribution)
First Year Member $340 ($170 Dues + $170 suggested EyePAC contribution)
Senior Member $470 ($170 Dues + $300 suggested EyePAC contribution)
Military Member $450 ($150 Dues + $300 suggested EyePAC contribution)
Residents & Fellows Dues waived; EyePAC and WEF contributions are encouraged. 
Emeritus Dues waived; EyePAC and WEF contributions are encouraged. 

 


How To Join

To join, click here to fill out an online WAEPS Membership Application.



WAEPS Refund Policy
Membership dues do not renew automatically. When a member wishes to terminate membership, no refund of the prepaid dues will be provided.