Registration Types

Please review the registration types below prior to registering for the meeting.  If you register under the incorrect category, you are subject to a $75 processing fee to change your registration type. 

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Membership rates apply to those who have completed their 2018 membership.


To register as a member, you must be a current doctoral member of AST, ASTS or both societies.  This membership category includes MD, PhD, PharmD, DO or equivalent doctoral degrees only.  Non-doctoral degree holders should register under the Non-Doctoral Member category.  

Trainee Member

You must be a current trainee member of either AST or ASTS to register as a trainee member. 

Trainee Non-Member

If you are not a member of AST or ASTS, but you are a medical student/resident studying under a program director, you should register as a trainee non-member.  To register under this category, you must provide proof of your status as a medical student/resident.  A signed letter from your program director must be sent no later than May 14, 2018.  When you complete your registration, you will need to email your letter to   Your registration will not be complete until this letter is received and uploaded online.  If you fail to provide the letter by this date, you must bring it with you onsite to the meeting.  If you do not have the letter with you onsite, you will be responsible for paying the non-member registration rates for the meeting.  No exceptions will be made.  


If you are a doctoral degree holder (MD, PhD, PharmD, DO or equivalent) with no membership affiliation to AST or ASTS, you should register as a non-member.

Non-Doctoral Member

Members of AST or ASTS who hold non-doctoral degrees are eligible to register under this category.  This category includes the following occupation types:

  • Research Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Physicians Assistant
  • Transplant Coordinator
  • Transplant Administrator
  • Lab Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Other Allied Health or Pharmacy Occupations

Non-Doctoral Non-Member

Those who fall under one of the occupation types above (under non-doctoral member) but have no membership affiliation with AST or ASTS should register as a non-doctoral non-member.  

If you are still unsure what category you should register under, please contact us before registering to avoid choosing the incorrect category and paying the change fee.