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Become a SOAP member and have access to these features:


Benefits of SOAP membership

Enhances your network of regional, national and international professional colleagues.
  Provides the opportunity to learn new skills, techniques, and methods to improve the care and safety of pregnant women and their fetuses.
  Offers opportunities for professional development and leadership.
  Allows access to previous meeting publications, files, and supplements
  Gives a forum to evaluate and discuss the latest research, education, and clinical practices in the specialties of obstetric anesthesia, obstetrics, and perinatology.
  Reduced subscription rates to Obstetric Anesthesia Digest (OAD) and Obstetric Anesthesia Digest International (OAD International) 
  Affords reduced registration fees for SOAP sponsored meetings.
  Enables access to significant research grants and research mentorship.
  Provides timely, important information and opportunities through emails and newsletters.
  Allows access to the SOAP directory of members.
  Connects you to other individuals that share similar issues in their practices for advice and counsel.
  CME credits earned from SOAP Annual Meetings and Sol Shnider Obstetric Anesthesia Meetings supplied to the ABA (ABA# must be provided upon registration).
  Features access to American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) documents of interest to OB anesthesia.
  Discounted IARS Membership
° Members of SOAP are eligible for discounted membership to the IARS.  Use discount code SOAP2018  when you register or renew your IARS membership.
° Benefits of IARS membership include:
Full access to 2 peer-reviewed journals, Anesthesia & Analgesia and A&A Case Reports
Free subscription to the IARS monthly newsletter, the A&A Bulletin
Free CME and access to IARS Annual Meeting Abstracts and Review Course Lectures
Discounted registration fee for the IARS Annual Meeting
 Eligibility to apply for IARS Grants – up to $1 million annually
  SOAP members receive OAA members' rates for all meetings run solely by the OAA


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