Physician membership in ACOEM and residence or medical practice in California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and Hawaii will automatically grant full WOEMA membership. Affiliate membership in ACOEM is open to non-physicians with master's level degree, or certified physician's assistants, or licensed nurse practitioners working in a field related to occupational and environmental medicine. Associate membership in ACOEM is open to non-physicians who have attained a doctoral level degree of PhD, ScD, DrPH, or EdD in an occupational and environmental health discipline. Resident membership is open to full-time residents with an interest in occupational and environmental medicine. Medical Student membership is open to full-time medical students with an interest in occupational and environmental medicine. All component society dues are accessed by ACOEM

For more information, please see the ACOEM membership section, contact the ACOEM Membership Department at (847) 818-1800, ext. 300 or email

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Member Benefits

The American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine and its component society, the Western Occupational & Environmental Medicine Association, are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of care in occupational and environmental medicine through Education, Service and Leadership. Your membership will enhance the stature and recognition of the specialty and strengthen the voice of OEM in health policy debates while promoting new levels of competency in the prevention and treatment of illness, injury, and disability in the work environment and community.

ACOEM/WOEMA members enjoy numerous practical benefits:

Obtain CME and MOC credits through a conference or webinar:
- ACOEM Annual Conference
- WOEMA Annual Conference
- Webinars - free for WOEMA/ACOEM members!

Connect with peers in your area and around the world to build a professional network.  Enjoy camaraderie, obtain, and share expert opinions in specialized areas of practice, and learn about new professional developments. Be included in the ACOEM directory.

Search for jobs, obtain referrals from colleagues, find consulting opportunities, and post your own qualifications through the WOEMA job bank.


Start your pathway to American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Fellowship and become board certified in occupational medicine. Click here for more information.

Underscore your commitment to evidenced-based medicine and the highest practice standards with ACOEM/WOEMA membership as part of your CV.

Save on the conferences, publications, reference materials (like the ACOEM Practice Guidelines), webinars and other online materials essential for keeping abreast of new developments in OEM. This benefit alone is worth hundreds of dollars annually.

Through joint action and legislative/regulatory advocacy, advance the highest standards of care and an improved practice environment, including appropriate and timely reimbursement, for Occupational & Environmental Medicine.

WOEMA social functions and conferences are a great way to relax and unwind among friends and colleagues who share the challenges that you face as an OEM physician.

Benefits of all levels of WOEMA component membership include access to the most current information in the field including educational events and subscription to the WOEMA newsletter. WOEMA members are eligible for service as a component society officer, which helps fill requirements for fellowship status in ACOEM.


The Western Occupational and Environmental Medical Association (WOEMA) is a regional component society of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

Membership Dues


  • Active Physicians: $460
  • Affiliate/Associate: $250
  • Resident: $50
  • Medical Student: FREE Membership
  • Retired Physician:
    • Retired Physicians who opt to receive the print version of the Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (JOEM) pay $53 annually.



  • Active Physicians: $140
  • Affiliate/Associate: $85
  • Retired Physician / Resident / Medical Student: NO DUES


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WOEMA Membership Committee - Please contact a committee member to find out more about being a WOEMA member: Amanpreet Dhillon, MD, MS, FACOEM (Chair), Myra Cruz, MD (Co-chair), Alejandro J. Katz, OMD, Lac, Scott C. Levy, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Roger Hinkson, MD, MPH, Troy W. Ross, MD, MPH.