Membership

The mission of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness. The Alliance offers memberships to consumers, health professionals and health related organizations. Choose the one which best suits your needs.

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Consumer Membership
Annual Fee: $10
Consumer membership is designed for the public at large and people of all ages with hearing loss and their families. Become a member and receive these benefits:
  • Alliance Digital Newsletter - Up to four issues of this e-newsletter with personal stories and updates on the Alliance's mission including information on research, advocacy and awareness activities and a status report on performance against goals.
  • Advocacy Alerts - Updates on the Alliance's efforts to work with health care plan executives and government officials and what you can do to make a difference.
  • Committee Enrollment - As the Alliance grows so will the opportunity to serve on a committee as a volunteer member. When committees are launched postings will be published for membership recruitment.
  • Board of Directors Election* - Opportunity to vote for the American Cochlear Implant Alliance Board of Directors and Chairman Slate put forth by the Alliance Nominating Committee (subject to by-laws regulations).

*Exclusive benefit offered only to paid members in good standing per American Cochlear Implant Alliance by-laws regarding voting and non-voting members. Corporate members have no voting rights nor are they eligible to hold office.

Membership fees are not tax deductible for Federal Income Tax purposes as a charitable contribution.

Health Professional Membership
Annual Fee: $125
Professional membership is designed for physicians, surgeons, otolaryngologists, audiologists, speech language educators, hearing specialists, teachers, nurses, researchers and other health professionals. Become a member and receive these benefits:
  • Online Membership Directory - Listing in and access to online Professional Membership Directory allowing you to identify your peers (subject to availability).
  • Clinical Best Practice Recommendations - An annual e-update and online access to recommended standards of care in cochlear implants.
  • Conference Discounts - Receive discounts on registration for future American Cochlear Implant Alliance sponsored conferences and meetings.
  • Alliance Digital Newsletter - Up to four issues of this e-newsletter with personal stories and updates on the Alliance's mission including information on research, advocacy and awareness activities and a status report on performance against goals.
  • Advocacy Alerts - Updates on the Alliance's efforts to work with health care plan executives and government officials and what you can do to make a difference.
  • Committee Enrollment - As the Alliance grows so will the opportunity to serve on a committee as a volunteer member. When committees are launched postings will be published for membership recruitment.
  • Board of Directors Election* - Opportunity to vote for the ACI Alliance Board of Directors and Chairman Slate put forth by the Alliance Nominating Committee (subject to by-laws regulations).

*Exclusive benefit offered only to paid members in good standing per American Cochlear Implant Alliance by-laws regarding voting and non-voting members. Corporate members have no voting rights nor are they eligible to hold office.

Membership fees are not tax deductible for Federal Income Tax purposes as a charitable contribution.

Organization Membership
Annual Fee: $1,000
Organization membership is designed for the teams of professionals working in organizations engaged in the field of auditory implantation such as cochlear implant centers, clinics, non-profits, associations and other organizations. Benefits are extended to all employees registered with one individual designated as the primary contact and with eligibility to vote. Become a member and all registered employees receive these benefits:
  • Online Membership Directory - Listing in and access to online Professional Membership Directory allowing you to identify your peers by organization and individual listings (subject to availability).
  • Clinical Best Practice Recommendations - An annual e-update and online access to recommended standards of care in cochlear implants.
  • Conference Discounts - Up to ten members of each organization receives discounts on registration for future American Cochlear Implant Alliance sponsored conferences and meetings.
  • Alliance Digital Newsletter - Up to four issues of this e-newsletter with personal stories and updates on the Alliance's mission including information on research, advocacy and awareness activities and a status report on performance against goals.
  • Advocacy Alerts - Updates on the Alliance's efforts to work with health care plan executives and government officials and what you can do to make a difference.
  • Committee Enrollment - As the Alliance grows so will the opportunity to serve on a committee as a volunteer member. When committees are launched postings will be published for membership recruitment.
  • Board of Directors Election* - Opportunity to vote for the American Cochlear Implant Alliance Board of Directors and Chairman Slate put forth by the Alliance Nominating Committee (subject to by-laws regulations).

*Exclusive benefit offered only to one designated individual per organization in good standing as a paid member per ACI Alliance by-laws regarding voting and non-voting members. Corporate members have no voting rights nor are they eligible to hold office.

Membership fees are not tax deductible for Federal Income Tax purposes as a charitable contribution.