New Member Form

Use this form for initiating a new membership. You can pay right away with a credit card, or select the “Print to mail with payment” option and follow the instructions for mailing a check. Contact if you have any questions.

All fields marked * are required.

All categories (except Life) receive a $12 discount per year when joining or renewing if they choose not to receive print copies of the AHR. Please note that overseas members, including Canada and Mexico, need to add $20 per year for postage (contact prior to paying your invoice to waive the fee and receive no print publications).

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If you receive the message “This email is already in use,” please use the password reset form or contact to receive your password in an e-mail. Once you have your password, login at MY AHA and click “Join or renew membership.”

Membership Types 1 Year 3 Years
Under $25,000 $47 $141
Over $25,000 $86 $258
Over $45,000 $118 $354
Over $70,000 $162 $486
Over $100,000 $190 $570
Over $150,000 $220 $660
Student1 $40 $120
Early Career2 $50 $150
   Available for three years after graduation.
Associate3 $93 $279
   For persons in fields other than history.
K-12 Teacher (AHA/SHE)4 $91 $273
Emeritus/Retired $58 $174
Contributing $310$930
Life Member $3,500
First Name*
Middle Name
Last Name*
Required for form processing. E-mail addresses are not sold or exchanged with any other organization.
Institutional Affiliation
When using the Search function to enter a new Institution, the Work address will fill in the Primary Address fields. To keep a Home address as Primary, first Swap addresses, then select an institution through the Search function, and finally Swap the addresses again.
Institution Search (Use tilde (~) as a wildcard)
Primary Mailing Address
for AHA mailings and for the Member Directory, if you choose to be listed.
Address Type*
Street Address 1*
Street Address 2
(U.S. or Canadian)
Zip/Postal Code
Secondary Address
for informational use only. Use the "Swap" feature above if you'd like this address to be moved to Primary
Address Type
Street Address 1
Street Address 2
(U.S. or Canadian)
Zip/Postal Code