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
  • Access to listserv discussions, webinars, calls, and meetings of AACI's CAR T Initiative, Clinical Research Innovation (CRI), and Physician Clinical Leadership Initiative (PCLI) 
  • Participation in annual meetings, advocacy activities, and monthly update calls of the AACI Government Relations Forum
  • Use of the AACI Public Policy Resource Library, which offers state-level model legislation and advocacy resources for cancer research funding, the elimination of HPV-related cancers, and tobacco control
  • Participation in Hill Day and the opportunity to bring a patient advocate to Washington
  • Subscriptions to the monthly AACI Update, featuring news from AACI members, meeting announcements, and job postings; and AACI Commentary, a monthly online editorial series about issues of common interest to AACI members, authored by cancer center leaders and AACI partners
  • Opportunities to amplify your cancer center's accomplishments through AACI's social media and website
  • Peer-to-peer networking 
  • Registration at the member rate for the 2020 AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting in Kansas City and the 12th 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 AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting and the AACI CRI Meeting
  • 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
  • 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. 

Mail
Association of American Cancer Institutes
Medical Arts Building
3708 Fifth Avenue, Suite 503 
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Fax 
412-647-3689