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. 

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 programs and initiatives, including annual meetings, webinars, and educational opportunities
  • Subscription to AACI Update, a comprehensive email round-up of news from AACI cancer centers
  • The ability to share news, event announcements, and job listings with over 2,200 AACI Update subscribers
  • Exposure and recognition on AACI social media platforms
  • Resources for educating policymakers on the importance of cancer research funding and the opportunity to participate in Hill Day
  • Peer-to-peer networking opportunities for your cancer center director and other senior leadership 
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
  • Access to cancer center leadership
  • Opportunities to strengthen relationships with cancer centers 
  • Subscription to AACI Update, a comprehensive email round-up of news from AACI cancer centers 
  • Exposure and recognition 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
  • Participation in AACI-sponsored meetings, workshops, and forums, and the opportunity to meet annually with AACI leadership 
  • Access to AACI's resources for educating policymakers on the importance of cancer research funding
  • Opportunities to collaborate with members' home institutions, strenthening ties with the greater cancer center community
  • Partnerships with influential local cancer research centers to make cancer a national priority, impact the national cancer program, and contribute to public education by supporting outreach efforts in their local communities
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. 

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