Active Member Application
The ABEA is a society of physicians, researchers and allied professionals who share their expertise in Broncho-Esophagology and meet annually for scholarly presentations on matters relevant to the science and practice of their specialty.
The proposal of an individual for active membership shall be by written recommendation to the Council from two active members, preferably practicing and residing in the community where the Applicant practices and resides. In addition, two additional letters of recommendation are required from two local physicians attesting to the Applicant's ethics and competency.
Applicants for active membership in the ABEA must also fulfill the following requirements:
1) The Applicant must be a graduate of medicine, a diplomate of the recognized American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), engaged for three years or more in the active practice of their specialty, and one who by endoscopic skill and scientific ability has proven qualified as a Broncho-Esophagologist.
2) The Applicant shall demonstrate their expertise in Broncho-Esophagology, Laryngology, Gastro-Enterology, Pulmonology, Thoracic Diseases and/or related disciplines by submitting three articles authored by him/her addressing such areas of expertise. Presentation of evidence of the Applicant's professional experience and operative skills is the obligation of the applicant and local physicians recommending them.