Benefits of a CPS Membership

  • Reduced registration fees for the CPS Annual Meeting and ability to sponsor abstracts.
  • Eligible for awards given by the Society, including the Stevenson Lectureship and Student Travel Awards.
  • Eligible to apply for grants to have CPS co-sponsor meetings, satellite meetings or symposia of mutual interest.
  • Receipt of CPS alerts and news by email or via the website.
  • Ability to post job advertisements and other announcements to the membership.
  • Reduced subscription rates for the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (see Publications).
  • Eligible for travel subsidies for approved CPS-sponsored meetings and symposia.

Membership Type – Statut de member

Annual Fee - Tarif









Existing members will receive email notification when annual membership fees are due.
Please contact the CPS Treasurer for fees payment [email protected]

To become a member:

1. Choose a category

Regular Members:  As a Regular Member, you will be active in research and/or teaching with a faculty appointment in a recognised academic institution, industry or the healthcare sector in the field of physiology, or related disciplines such as biochemistry, pharmacology, clinical investigation or the experimental aspects of biology, pathology, therapeutics, nutrition or hygiene, shall be eligible for membership.  Generally, Regular Members hold faculty or equivalent positions.  You will have published at least two papers in relevant peer-reviewed journals that demonstrate your contribution to the field. Alternatively, if your appointment is in a teaching role, you may submit two teaching products or one product and one scientific communication. Please name an existing Regular Member or your department head as a reference in your application.

Associate Members: As an Associate member, you will be active in physiological research as a postdoctoral fellow or research associate as demonstrated by at least two publications and/or conference presentations and/or the title of your project. Please name your supervisor as a reference in your application.  When Associate Members become eligible for full membership, they must apply to become a Regular Member if they wish to remain in the Society. Under normal circumstances, the tenure of Associate Membership shall not exceed five years.

Student Members:  As a Student Member, you will be active in physiological research as demonstrated by your MSc or PhD project title and/or publication(s) and/or conference presentation(s). Please name your supervisor as a reference in your application. Upon completion of the degree program, Student Members must apply for Associate or Regular Membership if they wish to remain in the Society, unless they immediately commence a further degree program.

Emeritus Members: A member who has retired from active employment because of age shall be eligible for Emeritus Membership.

2. Complete this form for membership.  It will be automatically forwarded to the Secretary of CPS.

3. When your application is accepted by the Council, you will receive an email with instructions for payment of fees.