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Q: How do I join IFSO?

A: If you are a member of a national society for the surgery of obesity you can join IFSO through your national society. Please contact them to know how to do so. To check the list of all our national societies please click here

If you live in a country where there is no national society you can apply as “Individual Member” by clicking here

 

Q: What is the fee to become a member?

A: There are 3 annual fees:

  • $100 regular member with print and online subscription
  • $60 regular member with online subscription
  • $20 Integrated Health Member

Please click here for more information.

 

Q: Which benefits do I get if I join IFSO?

A: To learn more about the benefits related to IFSO membership please click here

 

Q: How do I apply to get IFSO’s endorsement for my congress?

A: To apply for IFSO’s endorsement and learn more about the requirements and benefits related please click here

 

Q: I would like to join one of our Committees, please contact us at secretariat@ifso.com

A: For a complete list of our standing Committees please click here

 

Q: My company is interested in becoming IFSO’s Corporate Partner please contact us at secretariat@ifso.com

A: For more information on the benefits related please click here

To see which Companies are already IFSO Partners please click here and click on download

If you lost your credentials (username and password) please contact us at info@ifso.com

 

Q: How do I download my membership certificate?

A: To download your membership certificate please Log in into the Members’ Area please click here

 

Q: How do I get my credentials?

A: All IFSO members in good standing receive their credentials by IFSO by email.

If you haven’t received them, please contact us at info@ifso.com

 

Q: How do I access Obesity Surgery online?

A: All IFSO members in good standing receive by IFSO a token to read the Journal online.

If you haven’t received them, please contact us at info@ifso.com

 

Q: How do I inform Springer about the fact I changed my mail address/I want to receive the journal to a different address?

A: You can inform us at info@ifso.com and we’ll take care of this.

 

Q: I changed my email address: who do I have to inform?

A: Your email address is the most important mean of communications between IFSO and its members.

If you change your email address please inform us asap at info@ifso.com

 

Q: I would like to be informed about all IFSO’s activities and projects, what can I do?

A: If you are an IFSO member you should be already receiving emails from us about our activities.

If you are not receiving them please contact us at info@ifso.com and you’ll be included in our mailing list.

If you are not an IFSO member, please click here to be included in our mailing list

 

Q: I am an IFSO member not older than 40 years and I would like to apply for an IFSO Scholarship, what do I have to do?

A: To check if you meet the requirements to apply for an IFSO Scholarship please click here

 

Q: I am an IFSO member under 45 and would like to join YOUNG IFSO. How do I do it?

A: Please contact us at info@ifso.com Your request will be forwarded to the competent person

 

Q: How do I know if a person is an IFSO member?

A: To look for an IFSO member please check the FIND A MEMBER section on www.ifso.com

 

Q: I would like to submit an article to Obesity Surgery, how do I do it?

A: Submission of articles is done through Springer. Please click here

 

Q: How do I know which of the four IFSO Chapters does a Society belong to?

A: For an overview of all Chapters please click here