Application for Membership
Click here to go to the new member application.
There are 2 types of membership as outlined below:
1.1 Full Members. Those meeting at least two of the following three criteria:
(a) The Member Institution has a dedicated clinic for the care of persons with scleroderma, or a large number of patients with scleroderma under the direct care of the Member.
(b) The Member Institution has participated in a previous clinical interventional trial of direct relevance to scleroderma
(c) The Member Institution (or one or more individual(s) associated with the Member Institution) have published of at least one refereed manuscript describing clinical aspects of scleroderma within the previous five years.
1.2 Provisional Members. Those meeting all three of the following criteria:
(a) The Member Institution has participated in a previous clinical interventional trial for a non-scleroderma immunologic or rheumatological disease.
(b) The Member Institution has available support personnel experienced in clinical trials and “good clinical practices.”
(c) The Member Institution has demonstrated evidence of its ability to recruit patients with scleroderma for clinical trials.
At the end of the application, you will be taken to a payment page for information about payments. Payments are accepted on PayPal. You can learn more about and sign up for PayPal here.