Membership Benefits

  • Subscription to Peritoneal Dialysis International (PDI), the official journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD).
    • Online subscription (automatic): By becoming an ISPD member you automatically receive an online subscription to PDI. This includes access to full text of all archived and current issues of PDI. The full texts of all issues are fully searchable, and each article includes hyperlinks to Medline, Google Scholar, and the online full-text of many other frequently cited journals. Publish before print (PDI in Press) articles are available online to members as soon as they are approved by authors. ISPD members should sign in to their ISPD member account to access the journal online at: www.ispd.org/login
    • Print subscription (optional): The ISPD is committed to protecting the environment and to the responsible use of natural resources. Please only choose a print version of the journal if you are unable to have regular access the online journal. A print subscription includes 6 regular issues of PDI, and supplements, which vary in frequency from year to year.
  • Access to a members only section of the ISPD website.
  • Receipt of the electronic newsletter of your regional chapter if available.
  • Special registration rates for all ISPD Congresses, ISPD Chapter Meetings and the Annual Dialysis Conference (organized by the University of Missouri).
  • Voting right in the General Meetings of the ISPD.
  • Application for ISPD scholarship and research grants.

Subscription Year

The ISPD membership year runs from 1 January through to 31 December each year. Membership orders received before 31 August will start in the current year, and the PDI subscription will start with the first issue from the current year. For orders received after 31 August, the membership* and PDI subscription will start in the following year.

* Ordinarily, orders received after 31 August start in the following year. Members who join ISPD between 1 September and 31 December 2017 will have their benefits conferred on 1 January 2018, however, will also be eligible to the special registration rate for the 2018 ISPD Congress when registering for the Congress in 2017.