Membership

There shall be five categories – Life, Associate, Affiliate, Overseas & Honorary . Membership. Applications shall be considered by the Executive Committee of ABSI, who shall determine eligibility for membership. Applications scrutinized by the Executive Committee of ABSI will be submitted to the General Body for approval.

Life Membership: A Life member of ABSI shall be a full life member of ASI. General Surgeons, Surgical Oncologists & Plastic Surgeons with MS, DNB, Mch or equivalent qualifications/training, who have expressed an interest in Breast Surgery & devote considerable proportion of their professional time to practicing the art & science of Breast surgery will be eligible for Life membership. Membership fee shall be Rs 2000. The fee may be raised from time to time after approval by the General body.

Associate Membership: Trainees (MS, DNB, MCh) in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology & Plastic Surgery, who have expressed an interest in Breast Surgery will be eligible for Associate Membership. Membership fee shall be Rs 1500. The fee may be raised from time to time after approval by the General body

Affiliate Members: Radiologists, Pathologists, Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Breast Cancer Advocacy groups & Nurses who have expressed interest in the care of patients presenting with Breast disease & in creating breast cancer awareness will be eligible for Affiliate Membership.There shall be no Membership fee. The offer for Lifetime Complimentary Affiliate membership is valid until May 2012. The fee may be raised from time to time after approval by the General body

Overseas Membership: General Surgeons, Surgical Oncologists & Plastic Surgeons living overseas with well recognised qualifications who have expressed an interest in Breast Surgery & devote considerable proportion of their professional time to practicing the art & science of Breast surgery will be eligible for Overseas membership. Overseas members shall not be entitled to contest for election to the Executive Committee of ABSI. Membership fee shall be US $ 300. The fee may be raised from time to time after approval by the General body.

Should an Overseas Member decide to settle in India, he/she would be admitted as Life Member of ABSI without paying any further subscription. He/she should however become a Life Member of ASI before being admitted as Life Member of ABSI

Honorary Membership: An Internationally renowned Surgeon or an individual who has made outstanding contribution to Breast Surgery or to ABSI may be considered for Honorary Membership. No more than one Honorary member will be selected in a year

Termination of Membership:
(a) If a member of ABSI ceases to be a member of ASI, he/she will cease to be member of ABSI.
(b) If a member fails to pay subscription of ASI by due date or resigns, he/she will cease to be a member of ABSI.

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Following is our bank details

Account name: ABSI
A/c: SB:No: 04852010061471
IFSC code SYNB0000485
Bank SWIFT code SYNBIN118
Syndicate Bank
Manipal hospital branch,
98, Rustom Bagh,
Bangalore -17