When you become a member of the Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders, you become part of a diverse network of active healthcare professionals who have a shared commitment and are passionate about enhancing their professional education and raising awareness about the unique needs of women and girls with blood disorders.

At FWGBD, our goal is to increase awareness, enhance knowledge, foster the next generation of healthcare providers, and support collaboration across disciplines - and it's your membership that makes that possible.

Whether you are an established physician, medical student thinking about what’s next, or clinic nurse working with patients with blood disorders, FWGBD offers benefits and opportunities for healthcare professionals at every level. 


FWGBD Membership Benefits

Becoming a member demonstrates your commitment to advancing knowledge, increasing engagement and inspiring action so women and girls with blood disorders receive comprehensive, informed care. Your membership provides year-long benefits such as discounts and early notification of our educational programs and grants while providing FWGBD with critical support. 

All Members* Receive

  • Reduced Rate at FWGBD Biennial Conference
  • Access to our Ask-the-Experts Video Library 
  • Advance notice about programs, events, and research fellowship award opportunities
  • Invitation to join one or more of FWGBD's Learning Action Networks (LANs) (Note: LAN membership is limited to healthcare professionals only and certain requirements do apply.)

Women & Girls with Bleeding Disorders LAN 
Women & Girls with Sickle Cell Disease LAN

* Memberships are valid for one year except for the Lifetime Membership, which is a one-time donation.


Membership Categories

Select a membership category below to view eligibility requirements, discover exclusive benefits, and begin the application process. After joining, check out our New Member Resources to help you make the most of your membership.


Core Membership* 

(*Note: Industry colleagues who are interested in membership should see the Individual Industry Membership below.)

$75: Core Membership  You are eligible to apply for Core Membership if you reside in the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

$100: International Core Membership  You are eligible to apply for International Core Membership if you reside outside of the United States, Canada, or Mexico.


NEW! HTRS (Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society) and FWGBD Joint Memberships!

$180: Joint Professional Membership
You are eligible if you are an MD / DO / PhD after completion of accredited training/fellowship program (i.e., Lecturer, Instructor, all levels of Professor) desiring a reduced one year membership fee for HTRS and for the Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders (FWGBD).

$88: Joint Associate Membership
Nurses / Pharmacists / Physician Assistants / Laboratory Technologists / Other Allied Health Care Professionals desiring a reduced one year membership fee for HTRS and for the Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders (FWGBD).


Graduate and Medical Student, Resident and Fellow Membership 

Free while actively enrolled; proof of enrollment will be required.

$0: US Graduate and Medical Student, Resident, and Fellow Membership  You are eligible to apply for Graduate and Medical Student, Resident, and Fellow Membership if you reside in the United States, Canada or Mexico.

$0: International Graduate and Medical Student, Resident, and Fellow Membership  You are eligible to apply for International Graduate and Medical Student, Resident, and Fellow Membership if you reside outside of Canada, Mexico, or the United States.


Lifetime Membership 

$2500 US: This membership begins at $2500.


Honorary Membership 

Members are eligible for this membership while serving as an FWGBD Board Member, MAC member, LAN Chair or LAN Subcommittee Chair. Registration is still required

$0: US Honorary Membership

$0: International Honorary Membership 


Individual Industry Membership

$125: Individual Industry Membership (US)


Emeritus Membership

$0: Members may request the status of Emeritus membership by written application to the FWGBD Board via membership@fwgbd.org or by mail to: 

FWGBD Membership
PO Box 1358
Montclair, NJ  07042-1358

*Please note: membership fees are due on an annual rolling basis. Your membership will expire one calendar year after joining.


Interested in applying for membership, but unsure if you're eligible? Have questions about membership benefits? Let us know how we can help.

Your support makes it possible to enhance knowledge and increase awareness about the unique needs of women and girls with blood disorders.