Frequently Asked Questions about ACR Membership

How do I find my member number?

To get your member number, please contact the membership department at 1-800-347-7748 or

How much does membership cost?

Membership dues are dependent on your membership category and eligibility. To be a member in good standing with the ACR, you must pay national and chapter dues. You can choose up to two local chapters to belong to depending on where you live and/or practice. For a full schedule of dues, discounts and more click the link below.

View national and chapter membership dues » 

For more information, please contact the membership department at 1-800-347-7748 or

I forgot my email/password, what do I do?

Please contact the membership department at 1-800-347-7748 or to reset your password or update your login email.

How do I know if I’m eligible to apply for Member-in-Training membership?

Once you have been accepted to a qualified residency program, you are eligible for a complimentary membership. ACR members-in-training have access to all ACR member benefits as well as resident-specific resources including the Resident and Fellow Section (RFS), a residents-only discussion forum on Engage and free registration to the resident meeting at the ACR annual meeting.

When does my Member-in-Training status change to paid membership?

You are eligible for paid membership when you are board certified by the ABR. If you are going into Fellowship, please contact the membership department at 1-800-347-7748 or to continue your free membership.

I can’t log in to Help!

If you are having trouble logging into the website or accessing your benefits, view helpful articles detailing how to create an ACR account, reset your password, unlock your account, and more.

If the above solutions do not resolve the issue, please contact the membership department at 800-347-7748 or

How do I update my contact information?

You can log in to and go to the “My ACR” page to update your information. You can also email us at If your membership was given to you by your residency program, we suggest you log in to “My ACR” and include your non-residency email or phone number so that we can ensure your free membership continues through your Fellowship years.

I’m going into Fellowship. Do I still get free membership?

Yes. If you are going to fellow in-training your free membership status continues throughout your training. Once you secure your first paid position, you can continue your membership for only $70. The College supplements your membership dues for your first four years after residency and fellowship. This graduated structure is in place to help you start your career with the support of the ACR community. For more information, please visit the Young and Early Career Physician section.