Professional Membership

By becoming a Professional Member of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, you will establish yourself as a leader and specialist in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. In addition, you will gain the support and resources that can help you equip your patients with everything they need to take charge of their digestive diseases.

We will also help you keep pace with this fast-growing field through complimentary subscriptions to our research newsletter, Under the Microscope, a monthly subscription to the IBD Journal, local chapter newsletters, a membership certificate, and special email updates. Professional Members also receive discounts to the Crohn's & Colitis Congress and annual clinical and research conference co-developed and produced by the Foundation and the AGA!

You can choose from the membership levels below. Join today!

Member benefits:

  • Discount to Crohn’s & Colitis Congress, our annual conference for healthcare professionals, held in partnership with the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)*
  • Monthly IBD Journal with iPad access
  • Unlimited complimentary patient memberships
  • Access to educational tools on shared decision-making
  • Online Directory Listing
  • IBD Circle Online Community
  • Under the Microscope research newsletter for patients
  • Clinical Trials featured research online posting and awareness activities

Member levels (receive all benefits above):

  • Premier Physician: $400 (All benefits above PLUS quarterly literature review.)
  • Participating Physician: $300
  • Group Physician**: $250 per physician (minimum of four join together). Also receives one free nursing/healthcare professional membership.
  • REACH-IBD (Rising Educators Academics and Clinicians Helping IBD): $150 (For physicians or researchers who have graduated in the past seven years.)
  • Nursing & Healthcare Professional: $99 (All benefits above EXCEPT clinical trials posting)

Specialized levels (specific benefits only):

  • Directory listing: $65
  • Fellow: Free Fellows receive a discount to the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress conference as well as access to the IBD Circle Online Community. Fellows who are interested in a one-year complimentary membership, please call Iyad Zabaneh at 646-943-7521.


* Physician members who are in the pharmaceutical industry sector are ineligible for the “Crohn’s & Colitis Congress” conference discount.
** Available to four or more physicians at the same address. Please contact the Foundation at 646-943-7521 for more information.