MEMBERSHIP – Life-Time

LIFE-TIME Membership

BENEFITS

 

JOINT ACTION TOWARD A WORLD-WIDE GOAL
A member of WINFOCUS shares an effort that can only be achieved by worldwide coordinated team action. See our Vision & Mission.
The Association is international in both membership and scope of interest, providing opportunities to associate and exchange ideas with the world’s foremost medical specialists and internationally renowned scientists. You will join medical leaders and scientists from more than 40 nations and actively support WINFOCUS network over next years.

PARTICIPATION IN COMMITTEE ACTION
Voluntary participation as a member of a standing committee or sub-committee allows both personal contributions and interpersonal exchange of ideas. This is possible through the unified promotion of continuing education, clinical research, technology development, and International networking throughout all the critical scenarios. See the organigram in the Committee & Sections area.

PARTICIPATION IN SPECIAL PROJECTS
Voluntary participation in the most exciting WINFOCUS projects:

  • ILCEUS (International Liasion on Critical and Emergency UltraSound): within this project you could actively participate in International Guidelines and Recommendations for PHC, EME and CCM education and clinical practice, based on evidences and International consensus.
  • PRIMUS (Primary UltraSound): adhering to this plan you will contribute to develop organizational models to bring ultrasound to the rural scarce-resource communities in the developing countries.
  • UNITED (WINFOCUS University): this project aims to develop International Standards for Medical School Curricula networking Universities throughout about 15 countries.
  • USCMC (US Critical Management Certification): members are directly involved in educational program in occasion of the USCMC courses currently held in more than 30 countries in the 5 continents.

ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
The Association’s Annual Scientific Meetings, organized at world or regional level, provide multi-faceted forums for all professionals embracing point-of-care critical ultrasound, and concurrently provides continuing education credits for the participants. Members could attend several events at discounted rates.

PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL
As from October 2009, the annual membership includes subscription to the peer-reviewed Critical Ultrasound Journal.

E-LEARNING ACCESS (under construction)
All Multi-Year Members are provided with a personal access to Winfocus e-learning area, where they can find the slides to be studied before attending courses and events. Please note that username and password will be sent within 5 working days from the payment date.

 

HOW TO BECOME A LIFE-TIME MEMBER

 

NEW MEMBERSHIP
If you want to become a LIFE-TIME MEMBER, download and fill in the off line Application Form, to be sent to the Board of Directors (membership@winfocus.org) in order to be approved officially (all the sending details are included in the form). Within 90 days you will receive the formal acceptance from the Secretariat.

NEED HELP?
Additional information is available from our offices upon request. Please contact directly our Secretariat (membership@winfocus.org)

In order to facilitate the worldwide access to the Society, members from countries belonging to different socio-economic categories may apply for different membership fees, although gaining equal membership status. Before proceeding with registration and payment, please, see in the table the World Bank Socio-economic Category of your country.

COUNTRY CATEGORIES

LIFE-TIME MEMBERSHIP FEES
4 age tiers and a minimum age threshold

Age 45 to 49
> 20 times the Associated fee
Country A1
€2.000,00
Country A2€1.600,00
Country B€1.200,00
Country C€800,00
Country D€400,00
Age 50 to 59
> 15 times the Associated fee
Country A1€1.500,00
Country A2€1.200,00
Country B€900,00
Country C€600,00
Country D€300,00
Age 60 to 65
> 10 times the Associated fee
Country A1€1.000,00
Country A2€800,00
Country B€600,00
Country C€400,00
Country D€200,00
Age 65 and above
> 5 times the Associated fee
Country A1€500,00
Country A2€400,00
Country B€300,00
Country C€200,00
Country D€100,00

Country Category A1
Andorra; Aruba; Australia; Austria; Bahamas, The; Bahrain; Barbados; Belgium; Bermuda; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Cayman Islands; Channel Islands; Curaçao; Denmark; Equatorial Guinea; Faeroe Islands; France; French Polynesia; Germany; Gibraltar; Greenland; Guam; Hong Kong SAR; China; Iceland; Ireland; Isle of Man; Israel; Italy; Japan; Korea; Rep.; Kuwait; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Macao SAR; China; Monaco; Netherlands; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Northern Mariana Islands; Norway; Oman; Portugal; Puerto Rico; Qatar; San Marino; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; Sint Maarten; Spain; St. Martin; Sweden; Switzerland; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Country Category A2
Greece, Poland, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Latvia, Lithuania, Croatia, Cyprus, Malta, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Uruguay.

Country Category B
Albania; Algeria; American Samoa; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Gabon; Grenada; Iran; Islamic Rep.; Jamaica; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Lebanon; Libya; Macedonia; FYR; Malaysia; Maldives; Mauritius; Mayotte; Mexico; Montenegro; Namibia; Palau; Panama; Peru; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia; Seychelles; South Africa; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Suriname; Thailand; Tunisia; Turkey; Venezuela; RB

Country Category C
Angola; Armenia; Belize; Bhutan; Bolivia; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Congo; Rep.; Côte d’Ivoire; Djibouti; Egypt; Arab Rep.; El Salvador; Fiji; Georgia; Ghana; Guatemala; Guyana; Honduras; Indonesia; India; Iraq; Kiribati; Kosovo; Lao PDR; Lesotho; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Micronesia; Fed. Sts.; Moldova; Mongolia; Morocco; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Pakistan; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Philippines; Samoa; São Tomé and Principe; Senegal; Solomon Islands; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Swaziland; Syrian Arab Republic; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Ukraine; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Vietnam; West Bank and Gaza; Yemen; Rep.; Zambia

Country Category D
Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Benin; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; Congo; Dem. Rep; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gambia; The; Guinea; Guinea-Bisau; Haiti; Kenya; Korea; Dem Rep.; Kyrgyz Republic; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mozambique; Myanmar; Nepal; Niger; Rwanda; Sierra Leone; Somalia; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zimbabwe

 

PAYMENT

 

LIFE-TIME MEMBERSHIPPAYPAL (all Credit Cards):

1) Before paying don’t forget to
 download and fill in the off line Application Form, to be sent to the Board of Directors in order to be approved officially (all the sending details are included in the form). Within 60 days you will receive the formal acceptance from the Secretariat.

2) Choose your Membership Profile & Country Category.
NOTE: To apply for any category other than “Standard Fee – A”, you should prove your country of residence and/or your student/job position forwarding the copy of an ID or certification of yours (by email to membership@winfocus.org)

3) Click on your fee below, to be redirected to Paypal secure online payment.

4) Select “Don’t have a Paypal account” and insert your credit card details

5) Receive in your mailbox immediate notice of your successful checkout.

 

Age 45 to 49
> 20 times the Associated fee
Country A1
€2.000,00
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Country A2€1.600,00
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Country B€1.200,00
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Country C€800,00
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Country D€400,00
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Age 50 to 59
> 15 times the Associated fee
Country A1€1.500,00
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Country A2€1.200,00
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Country B€900,00
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Country C€600,00
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Country D€300,00
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Age 60 to 65
> 10 times the Associated fee
Country A1€1.000,00
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Country A2€800,00
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Country B€600,00
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Country C€400,00
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Country D€200,00
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Age 65 and above
> 5 times the Associated fee
Country A1€500,00
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Country A2€400,00
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Country B€300,00
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Country C€200,00
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Country D€100,00
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LIFE-TIME MEMBERSHIP
BANK TRANSFER:

1) Before paying don’t forget to download and fill in the off line Application Form, to be sent to the Board of Directors in order to be approved officially (all the sending details are included in the form). Within 60 days you will receive the formal acceptance from the Secretariat.

NOTE: attending a WINFOCUS course you will receive a special membership offer, “COURSE MEMBERSHIP”. In this case you will not be requested to fill in and send the Application form to the Board of Directors. You will be requested to do so only from the second year, in case of membership renewal.

2) Choose your Membership Profile & Country Category.
NOTE: To apply for any category other than “Standard Fee – A”, you should prove your country of residence and/or your student/job position forwarding the copy of an ID or certification of yours (by email to membership@winfocus.org)

3) Make the payment via bank transfer to
BANK ACCOUNT DATA for PAYMENT:
Owner: World Interactive Network Focused On Critical UltraSound
Bank: UNICREDIT GROUP
Branch: Milano Concordia
Address: Corso Concordia, 2 – 20129 Milano (ITALY)
IBAN: IT 90 L 02008 01620 000030088253
BIC/SWIFT: UNCRITM1220
ACCOUNT OWNER DETAILS for INVOICING:
Company Name: WINFOCUS
Address: Via degli Olivetani, 10/12 – Milano 20123 – ITALY
Email: secretariat@winfocus.org – Website: www.winfocus.org
Italian Fiscal Code: 97466420151
Italian VAT/IVA Code: IT 06234110960
NOTE: After the bank draft payment, you should send evidence of it either by email (secretariat@winfocus.org), fax (+39 0256561788), or ordinary mail (see our address in the Contact Us page).

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