Become an AACI Member

Three Ways to Join

Membership in AACI is open to academic and NCI-Designated Cancer Centers, corporate partners, and cancer-related nonprofit organizations. Click the headings below to learn more about our membership categories. 

No other organization provides the level of coordinated engagement that AACI does on behalf of North America's leading cancer centers.

To be eligible for AACI membership, cancer centers with a clinical focus must have a wide range of cancer-related clinical disciplines related to patient care—including a broad portfolio of cancer clinical trials—and should actively participate in cancer-related community prevention, education, and screening activities. 

Cancer Center Membership Benefits
  • Participation in AACI's Physician Clinical Leadership Initiative (PCLI) and Clinical Research Innovation (CRI) listserv discussions, webinars, update calls, and meetings
  • Participation in AACI's CAR T Initiative webinars, listserv discussions, and working group calls
  • Participation in AACI's Government Relations Forum, including its biannual in-person meetings, webinars, and monthly update calls
  • Access to the developing AACI Legislation Resource Library and the ability to share state-level legislation, communication tools, and educational materials with fellow cancer center colleagues 
  • Access to resources for educating policymakers on the importance of cancer research funding and opportunities to participate in the 2019 AACI/AACR Hill Day and bring a patient advocate to Washington
  • Subscription to the AACI Update email newsletter and the opportunity to share your center's news, meeting announcements, and job postings with approximately 2,500 readers
  • Subscription to the AACI Commentary, an online editorial series on issues of common interest to AACI members, authored by cancer center leaders 
  • Heightened presence on AACI social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn)
  • Peer-to-peer networking for your cancer center director and other senior leadership 
  • Opportunity for your cancer center director to submit a nomination for the Champion for Cures Award
  • Registration at the member rate for the 2019 AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, and the 11th Annual CRI Meeting in Chicago
Cancer Center Membership Criteria
  • Play an integral role in an accredited academic, research-intensive institution or medical school
  • Focus on cancer-related discovery, including research and training programs in clinical or basic sciences
  • Receive significant cancer-related funding from peer-reviewed sources
View Our Cancer Center Membership Criteria
View Our Cancer Center Membership Application

The AACI Corporate Roundtable gives industry representatives a platform to interact with cancer centers, potentially advancing the progress of research to ultimately benefit patients with cancer and their families. 

Corporate Membership Benefits 
  • Participation in Corporate Roundtable meetings at the 2019 AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, and the 11th Annual AACI CRI Meeting in Chicago 
  • Opportunities to strengthen relationships with cancer centers and their leadership 
  • Subscription to the AACI Update email newsletter, which reaches approximately 2,500 readers
  • Enhanced visibility on AACI social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Logo on AACI website

Please contact Kate Burroughs, Director of Development, at 412-647-3844 to learn more about Corporate Roundtable membership criteria.

Sustaining membership in AACI is open to nonprofit organizations that represent and support the educational and professional development of clinical oncology health professionals and researchers. Sustaining membership is also available to organizations that represent the interests of cancer patients and that are dedicated to improving access to high-quality patient care. 

Sustaining Membership Benefits
View Our Sustaining Membership Application

How to Apply

Membership applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Qualifying applications are reviewed by the AACI Board of Directors for final approval. Candidates will be notified of the status of their application within 90 days after receipt. 

View Our Cancer Center Membership Application
View Our Sustaining Membership Application

Completed applications and Corporate Roundtable inquiries should be directed to Kate Burroughs, Director of Development. 

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