Membership of the BIA is open to all graduates in medicine and science and to members of other professional groups who support the objectives of the BIA.
Here are the criteria for membership:
- Full Membership
Consultants and Associate Specialists, Clinical Scientists, Professors, Readers, Senior Lecturers and Lecturers in university departments. Others at the discretion of the BIA Council. Full membership includes subscription to the Journal of Infection.
Medically qualified doctors in training in the UK and Ireland. Members in training may opt for free membership which includes the BIA Newsletter but not the Journal of Infection.
Members of the BIA who retire having been a full member for a minimum of 10 years.
Non-medically qualified personnel including nurses, medical students, pharmacists, laboratory scientists, technical staff or others with a professional interest in infection at the discretion of Council
Attendance at the Spring BIA Meeting is currently free to members, as are most other events and conferences sponsored or arranged by the BIA, apart from the annual Conference of the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS).