Types of membership
- Full member
Any medical practitioner or scientist normally residing in Hong Kong who a) has shown a continuous interest in the field of Nephrology for not less than three years as evidenced by publications, membership of colleges and societies, or active engagement in clinical or research work, OR b) hospital residents undergoing (or who will commence within 12 months) Higher Physician Training in Nephrology, shall be eligible for application to be admitted as full member of the Society upon written recommendation of two full members of the Society. Each full member shall take an active part in promoting the objectives of the Society, and shall undertake such responsibilities as determined by the Council.
- Associate member
Any medical practitioner, technologist, scientist, medical or paramedical personnel who is interested in Nephrology but is not otherwise qualified to be a full member shall be eligible for application to be admitted as an associate member of the Society upon written recommendation of two full members, or one full member and one associate member. Each associate member shall take an active part in promoting the objectives of the Society and shall undertake such responsibilities as determined by the Council. Associate members shall have no vote and shall not be eligible for election to office.
- Student member
Any undergraduate medical student, technologist or medical or paramedical personnel in training, who is interested in Nephrology shall be eligible for application for Student Membership of the Society, on a prescribed application form. Student members shall be eligible to attend all functions and activities of the Society, shall have no vote and shall not be eligible for election to office.
Application for Membership:
Application for admission must be made in writing signed by the candidate, the proposer and the seconder and shall be in such form as the Council shall decide.
Application / Annual Subscription fee:
Full Member: HK$100
Associate Member: HK$50
Student Member: HK$10
The annual subscription fee falls due on the date of Annual General Meeting of the Society which is usually held in October/November each year. Membership benefits (including, but not limited to, applications for Society sponsorship, grants and Cooperate Membership to other Nephrology Societies) may be affected for non-paid-up members. Members who failed pay annual subscription fee for 3 consecutive years will have their membership removed.