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Types of Membership

Membership is renewable annually and is active for the calendar year in which dues are paid (expiring 12/31).

Regular Member
:    Any individual who has completed their training but has not yet retired. All Regular Members will have online e-print access to PPE.

Regular Member – $190

Student/Fellow Member*:
    Any individual actively enrolled in graduate training or fellowship program in a related field. PPE access for student members in not currently available.

Student/Fellow Member (no journal) – $35
*Copy of current student/fellow ID or documentation of student/fellow status may be requested

Emeritus Member:    Any individual who has been a regular member of the Society for 5 consecutive years and is retired. All Emeritus Members will have online e-print access to PPE.

Emeritus Member – $95

Bundled Membership:
    Can be applied to student/trainee members. Each bundle includes five memberships.

Bundled Membership (no journal) – $150

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SPER is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Financial barriers to the membership dues should not stand in the way of individuals joining our society as members. If you would like to request a waiver for SPER membership due to financial hardship, please write to Sue Bevan, Administrative Director of SPER (, with your request. Thank you.