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Membership Requirements:
  • Candidate for membership should be a Physician holding the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Doctor of medicine recognized by Pakistan Medical council.
  • Candidate should have received his Bachelor or Doctor Degree at least five years prior to the election as a member.
  • Candidate should have either a Post Graduate Certification by American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Surgery, American Board of Radiology, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Pathology or Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons or College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan indicating post graduate training in the field of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, i.e., F.C.P.S., M.R.C.P., F.R.C.S. or Diplomat American Board of Gastroenterology.
  • Candidate should have his special interest in Gastroenterology and submit evidence to support this assertion either presenting his work in post graduate courses, experience in various gastroenterological procedures and the evidence that candidate in the opinion of the Credentials Committee is “Actively Participating” in the practice of Gastroenterology.
Procedure for Membership
  • Suitable persons desirous of becoming full Members/Associate Members shall apply to the Vice President of the respective chapter on a prescribed form forwarded to the credentials committee for approval. The approved name shall be read in subsequent General Body meeting, for confirmation.
  • The General Secretary shall then include the names in the membership directory.
  • In case of refusal from the membership the applicant may request for reconsideration to the President/ General Secretary (once only).
  • The membership form should accompany the registration fee and membership initiation fee in the form of a bank draft drawn in favor of Pakistan society of Gastroenterology and G. I. Endoscopy Karachi.
  • The credentials committee shall comprise of Vice President and four Executive Committee members of the respective provincial chapter. 
  • Full Membership
    • Registration Fee: Rs.250/-
    • Membership Initiation Fee: Rs.4000/-
    • Annual Subscription: Rs.500/-
    • Annual International Membership Fee: Rs. 250/-
    • Total: Rs.5000/-
  • Associate Membership
    • Registration fee: Rs.200/-
    • Annual Subscription: Rs.300/-
    • Annual International Membership Fee: Rs.250/-
    • Total Annual Subscription: Rs.500/-
  • Life Membership
    • Once Rs.5000/-
    • Annual International Membership Fee: Rs.250/-
The Subscriptions are subject to change by the Executive Committee as and when necessary. 
Life Membership: 
Shall be open for full members having good standing for ten years on payment of a “Lump Sum” fixed by Executive Committee from time to time.

Associate Membership:
These are given by Executive Council to person of repute. Associate Members are not eligiable for election nomination and voting. 
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