$150 per year
Full membership is open to individuals with a university degree or registration, certification or other accreditation in a recognized profession with involvement in or interest in psychosocial oncology. A Full member is entitled to notice of and to attend, participate and vote at meetings of the Members, to be a Director or Officer of the Corporation, and to serve on committees of the Corporation. This membership level is also open to postdocs.
$60 per year
A Student member is a full-time student studying in a discipline related to psychosocial oncology or a member who has returned to study in an academic program, irrespective of the level of education being pursued. A Student member is entitled to notice of and to attend and participate at meetings of the Members, but is not entitled to vote at such meetings, nor be a Director or Officer of the Corporation, but may serve on a committee of the Corporation. This membership level is also open to postdocs not wishing to have Member voting rights or pursue a position as Director or Officer of the Corporation.
Patient Advocate Member
$80 per year
A Patient Advocate member is a member of the public who identifies as a patient or patient advocate/caregiver and is entitled to notice of and to attend, participate and vote at meetings of the Members, to be a Director or Officer of the Corporation, and to serve on committees of the Corporation. Not open to any individual that is eligible for Full membership.
$60 per year
An Affiliate member is a member of the public, an organization, an agency or supplier of goods and services related to psychosocial oncology. An Affiliate member is entitled to notice of and to attend meetings of the Members but is not entitled to participate or vote at such meetings, nor be a Director or Officer of the Corporation, but may serve on a committee of the Corporation. Not open to any individual that is eligible for Full membership.
$60 per year
A Retired member is an individual who has been a Full member in the past and has retired from psychosocial oncology. A Retired member is entitled to notice of and to attend and participate at meetings of the Members, and vote at such meetings of the members, to be a Director or Officer of the Corporation and serve on a committee of the Corporation.
As a membership based organization all of our initiatives to foster and encourage interdisciplinary excellence in psychosocial research, education, and clinical practice in oncology are made possible through membership support. As a member of CAPO/ACOP you also receive the following benefits:
Subscription to Sosido a service for healthcare associations, to speed knowledge transfer, promote collaboration, highlight the important work and research by members, and bridge silos by publicizing the contributions of each specialty group to the broader healthcare community.
Availability of Financial Support for Members publishing in Current Oncology
Please note that all CAPO members are eligible for a 15% discount off Article Processing Charges (APC) when publishing with our affiliated, open access journal Current Oncology. Please email Karen Irwin ([email protected]) when submitting your paper, to let her know to apply the discount.
NOTE: When you apply for research funding, please inquire whether your granting agency allows the costs of open access publishing, such as APCs, to be included in the grant budget. More and more, granting agencies are encouraging or even requiring that all papers resulting from funded research must be published in Open Access journals.
Members can be nominated and selected for awards in psychosocial oncology.
The opportunity to attend the annual conference at a preferred member registration rate.
To further our efforts to encourage interdisciplinary excellence in psychosocial research education and clinical practice in oncology, the CAPO Education Committee in collaboration with the CAPO Research Committee plan a series of webinars of varied topics address psychosocial oncology.
The opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with others working in psychosocial oncology.
Access to the Associations’ national Website - including the members only sections.
All Full members have voting rights.
All members also have the opportunity to participate in the Annual General Meeting.
CAPO is committed to supporting trainee growth, education, and professional development. The following includes some of the ways that CAPO provides support and promotes the success of its student members:
If you have any questions pertaining to student membership, would like more information on any of the above topics, or would like to join a standing committee, please contact the CAPO office at [email protected].
Alternatively you can download the membership application, fully complete all sections of the form and send it with payment to the CAPO office (contact information is below).
CAPO can accept payment by Cheque or Credit Card.
Please note that application forms can be faxed if payment is being made by credit card.