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Why Join?

The SOGC is the leading voice in women’s health in Canada. We are a strong and vibrant society with an active and growing membership.
We are here to support you in providing the best care possible to women in Canada and around the world. That’s why so many health care providers like you have become members of the SOGC. Let us be your partner in practice – join today.

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SOGC membership comes with exclusive access to a number of benefits:

Share your expertise

Take advantage of speaking and teaching opportunities at conferences and events and volunteer overseas with our international projects. Enable others to grow as well through mentoring opportunities with students and residents.

Save money on CME events and ALARM courses

Save up to 50% on all SOGC conferences and events. And through our Affinity Program, receive special discounts on car rentals, financial services and more… 

Network and join committees with other leaders in the field

Benefit from invaluable networking and committee opportunities, and be a voice alongside Canada’s foremost experts in women’s health to advance sexual and reproductive health care and policy.

Get full access to all SOGC publications

Access complete versions of the SOGC’s pre- and published Clinical Practice Guidelines and the acclaimed Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada (JOGC).

Access online resources

Be one of the first to take advantage of public education websites and online tools with information to make patient counselling efficient and effective.

 

Recognition and awards

Help recognize educational, scientific and clinical endeavours, and highlight excellence in our field.

 

Why I became a member

“I joined the SOGC as a medical student and continued my membership throughout residency and transition to practice. It opened up so many doors for me. I was able to network with other members across Canada and enjoy opportunities that I would otherwise not even know about.”

Dr. Sara (Boshra) Hosseini
Ob/gyn, Winnipeg, MB

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Membership classes and fees

Membership classes

Ob/gyn member (Canadian only):

  • licensed to practice as a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • undergoing education in obstetrics and gynaecology as a Resident or Fellow
a) licensed to practice as specialists in obstetrics and gynaecology;
b) undergoing education in obstetrics and gynaecology as a resident or fellow.

Affiliate member (Canadian only):

  • engaged in medical research or health care policy in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology or reproductive health
  • licensed to practice medicine (other than in obstetrics and gynaecology)
  • licensed as a Registered Midwife
  • licensed as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner
  • undergoing education in medicine (other than in obstetrics and gynaecology) as a Resident
  • undergoing training in medical school, nursing or midwifery at a recognized educational institution
a) engaged in medical research, or health care policy, in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology or reproductive health;
b) licensed to practice Medicine (other than in obstetrics and gynaecology);
c) licensed as a Registered Midwife;
d) licensed as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner;
e) undergoing education in Medicine (other than in obstetrics and gynaecology) as a resident;
f) undergoing training in medical school, nursing or midwifery at a recognized educational institution.

Affiliate members (living outside of Canada):

  • licensed to practice in obstetrics and gynaecology in their respective country

Note: According to SOGC bylaws, membership is only available to licensed health care practitioners who remain in good standing with their college, with no suspension or practice restrictions.

Membership fees

Valid January 1 to December 31, 2019:

Ob/gyn member (Canada) Ob/gyn $655.00 
  Resident $80.00
Affiliate member (Canada) Health care professional $240.00
  Family Physician $240.00
  Registered Midwife $160.00 
  Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner $160.00
  Researcher $160.00 
  Family Medicine Resident $80.00
  Student in health care training/research  $65.00
Affiliate member (outside of Canada) Ob/gyn (USA) $655.00 
  International $240.00