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Member Discounts: Conferences & Journals


ISCMR Members receive discounts for all ISCMR-partnered conferences, including the International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research (ICCMR). See Events for the next ISCMR-partnered conferences.


More details can be found on the Journals page. ISCMR membership includes:

  • 25% reduced rate on the processing fee for submissions to the ISCMR official journal BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  • Reduced fees at ISCMR-sponsored congresses and workshops 
  • Online subscription to Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (JACM) for the reduced rate of 109 USD

ISCMR Members also get a discount on journals of their choice, including:

Chapters & Special Interest Groups


  • Regional organizations to increase activity and networking amongst local members
  • Current Chapters are AsiaCanada, and Europe.
  • Chapters receive funding proportional to the number of members in the chapter.
  • Chapters may also have local Special Interest Groups. More about Chapters

Special Interest Groups

  • The opportunity to post and/or take part in international interest groups on topics of interest for ISCMR members or in international research projects that fit ISCMR's goals
  • Chapters may have local SIGs for Chapter members. More about SIGs 

Member Access

When logged in as an ISCMR Member, you will have access to:

  • ISCMR-sponsored research methods lectures (PDFs of slide presentations & some webinars) by international methods teachers
  • Agendas and Minutes of our Board Meetings and the Annual General Meeting
  • Key society documents, including the processes for applying to competitions, and co-hosting the annual congress
  • Membership database (more below)
  • Outcomes database (more below)

Membership Database

ISCMR Members have access to the ISCMR Membership Database where you can:

  • Find other members with similar interests
  • Find potential reviewers for grant proposals and manuscripts

Regular Newsflashes

ISCMR Members will be kept up-to-date on important events and publications in the field. We work hard to distribute newsworthy items to you, including:

  • Calls for research participation
  • Relevant job postings
  • Graduate study positions

CAM and IM Outcomes Database

We are currently rebuilding this to work on this new site.

The CAM and IM Outcomes Database is a specially developed database that focuses on outcomes measures particularly relevant to CAM and IM research. This database will be searchable by:

  • Topic
  • Name
  • Domain (e.g., physical, context, QoL)