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Membership Benefits

Membership is an investment in your future. ISMS and its Resident & Fellow Section advocate on your behalf; in the state and federal legislatures, the business and law communities, impacting state and national health care policy, and with regulatory and licensing agencies. All of these have a direct impact on your residency and future practice of medicine.

In addition, there are membership benefits specific to residents and fellows. These include:

  • No cost to you $10,000 long-term disability insurance for the duration of your residency
  • Resources on contracts, board certification, CV and job search tips
  • Assistance with regulatory, legal and tax-related issues
  • Leadership opportunities with representation at national, state and local levels
  • Networking with colleagues and mentorsĀ 

In addition, your membership also provides you with publications that you will value now and well into your medical career.

Physician Advocate
Illinois State Medical Society's flagship publication for members, delivered to your email in-box: a biweekly recap of issues, trends and ISMS advocacy initiatives affecting Illinois physicians.

Issue Briefs
The ISMS Division of Health Policy Research and Advocacy assists members by decoding the myriad rules and regulations that apply to the medical profession. Our Issue Briefs aim to equip physicians with practical information and resources to help them run their practices.

Apply online or download the print application, to begin receiving these important member benefits and invest in your future.



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