The Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry welcomes new members from every country, from medical students to seasoned professionals in the CLP field. We encourage new members to become involved in the organization by attending the annual meeting in November and volunteering for committee activity, becoming the future leaders of the Academy.

For information about the benefits of membership in the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, please see Membership Advantages.

How to Join ACLP

Complete the online application form here:

Medical Students/Residents/Postgraduate Fellows: You must confirm your training status by emailing to ACLP a statement on your institution’s letterhead confirming your student/training status and your expected matriculation/training completion date. Medical Students: ask your medical school registrar, or student interest group faculty advisor, or advising dean to verify your student status. Please email this letter as a PDF within 10 days of completing your online membership application to The filename of your letter must start with your last name. Your membership application will not be complete without your student/training status verification letter. If you are not able to provide this document within 10 days of applying your application will be declined and you will need to reapply.

ACLP’s membership year follows the calendar year (January–December); ACLP does not pro-rate dues.

Membership Categories

Application may be made in one of four membership categories:

Payment and Effective Dates

Payment may be made by check (in U.S. funds) or by credit card.

If you apply to join ACLP in the last six months of the calendar year (after July 1), your membership will be effective to December 31 of the following year. Membership applications processed prior to July 1 are considered effective for the current membership year; no partial refunds or credits are available for the unused portion of the membership year.