Rules Governing Application for Membership and Application Form

Release Date:2011-01-17

Membership falls into one of five categories: (A) Regular (B) Sponsoring (C) Associate (D) Group (E) Honorary, with the following qualifications:

(A) Regular Member:
 (1) Graduates of school of medicine or school of Chinese medicine of domestic or overseas private or public colleges of medicine who have obtained a physician license and have an interest in hematology.
 (2) Graduates of domestic or overseas private or public universities or junior colleges of medicine who have been engaged in blood-related work at a private or public college of medicine, teaching hospital or graduate institute of medicine for at least two years and have an interest in hematology.
 (3) Persons meeting one of the above criteria and recommended by two of the Societys members may become a Regular Member after being approved by the Board of Directors.

(B) Sponsoring Member:

Persons or groups having financially or otherwise contributed to the Society may become a Sponsoring Member after being approved by the Board.

(C) Associate Member:

Persons having made a special contribution to hematology may become an Associate Member after being approved by the Board.

(D) Group Member:

Academic, medical or educational groups interested in hematology may become Group Members upon the recommendation of two Directors/Supervisors and approval of the Board.

(E) Honorary Member:

Members aged 65 or older who have fulfilled member obligations for at least ten years may apply to become an Honorary Member. Once an application is approved by the Board, the applicant becomes an Honorary Member, whose membership fees are waived.

Members breaching the Societys bylaws or tarnishing its reputation may be referred by the Board to a Members Assembly for censure or expulsion. Membership of members failing to fulfill member obligations for two years or longer may be terminated at a Board meeting.

Members enjoy the following privileges:

(A) Regular Members are entitled to:

  • elect and be elected.
  • attend annual meetings and other gatherings.
  • participate in various undertakings organized by the Society.
  • purchase or subscribe to the Societys publications at reduced rates.

(B) Sponsoring, Associate, Group and Honorary Members are entitled to:

  • participate in various events. They are not entitled to vote, elect or be elected.
  • receive the Societys publications free of charge.
Members shall fulfill the following obligations:

(A) Regular Member:

  • Abiding by the Societys bylaws and carrying out its resolutions.
  • Performing tasks assigned by the Society.
  • Paying membership fees on time.

(B) Sponsoring Member and Group Member:

  • Abiding by the Societys bylaws and carrying out its resolutions.
  • Paying membership fees on time.
  • Forms available for download
  • Application Form for Regular Membership
  • Application Form for Honorary Membership
  • Application Form for Sponsoring Group Membership


Hematology Society of Taiwan
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