Member Benefits and Applications

Join the Community ... Share the Expertise

We invite you to join the Society of Surgical Oncology, one of the most respected surgical organizations in the country. SSO is the surgical "home" for academic and community-based physicians involved in the comprehensive management of surgical patients with cancer.

Membership in the Society of Surgical Oncology is open to surgeons, scientists, and other health care providers that are significantly involved in oncologic patient care.

With more than 2,700 members, the Society of Surgical Oncology is large enough to represent your interests yet small enough to meet your individual needs.

Membership Categories:

  • Active Membership: Physicians and other scientists (U.S. only)

  • Active International: Physicians and other scientists

  • Associate Membership: Is limited to non-physician health care provider (i.e., AHPs, RNs, LPN, PA, etc.) significantly involved in oncology patient care and scientists doing research in cancer.

  • Candidate Membership: Surgical trainees

  • Resident Membership and Medical Student Membership

  • Emeritus Membership: Retired Physicians and other scientists

Membership Benefits