Benefits of Membership of HSI and APHS
Benefits of Membership of HSI
The members of HSI are primarily surgeons from India and the Asian subcontinent. The members of HSI benefit by a) being a part of a growing, community of like-minded surgeons interested in hernia surgery – open or laparoscopic, b) having opportunities to interact and share knowledge with experts in the field and c) being able to attend various conferences, workshops, seminars and CMEs organised by HSI at a discounted rate. Those also opting for a membership of APHS will, in addition, be eligible to receive subscription to the journal Hernia (a worldwide renowned journal dedicated to herniology) at a discounted rate.
HSI has three types of members
1. Life member: Any surgeon from India holding a postgraduate surgical qualification [MS or DNB (Gen. Surgery)] can become a life member. He / she shall be proposed and seconded by two life members of HSI. The life membership fee currently is Rs 5000 + GST.
2. Associate member: A postgraduate student pursuing surgical training (MS or DNB (Gen. Surgery) can apply to become an associate member. He / she shall be proposed and seconded by two life members of HSI. The associate membership fee currently is Rs 2000 + GST. The associate member shall pay the difference between the life membership fee and the fee already paid after obtaining the postgraduate qualification and become a life member.
3. International member: A surgeon from outside India holding a postgraduate surgical qualification can become an international member. The international membership fee currently is US $100.
For membership related queries please contact:
Mr Junaid Siddiqui
Mobile: +91 9702925186