Why Join ISHIB

Individuals and organizations join ISHIB to be part of an organization whose mission is to improve the health and life expectancy of ethnic minorities and to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Specifically, ISHIB provides accredited programs to health professionals with advance care information to decrease the instances of cardiovascular disease and related disorders.

ISHIB members include: medical institutions, physician practices, medical researchers, and healthcare professionals from a variety of fields including but not limited to cardiology, nephrology, epidemiology, pharmacology, nursing, nutrition, and internal medicine.


Your membership with ISHIB will give you the opportunity to participate in the following:

  • Scientific Councils
  • Scientific Planning Committees
  • Host/Chair for Regional Symposia
  • Investigators/Coordinators for Clinical Trials
  • Ethnicity & Disease Editorial Review Board
  • Manuscript review for Ethnicity & Disease
  • Your membership will afford you the following benefits:

  • Discounted registration to Annual Conference and symposia
  • Opportunities to earn Continuing Education Credits (CME, CEU)
  • One-year subscription to Ethnicity & Disease (distributed quarterly)
  • Access to Member’s Only section of the ISHIB website
  • ISHIB Hypertension Guidelines slide templates
  • Free registry on the Online Provider Locator Service
  • ISHIB Insider, electronic newsletter
  • Hertz Member Savings Program
  • ISHIB lapel pin, membership card and certificate
  • Networking with national experts and healthcare professionals from around the world

  • Non-practicing healthcare professional: $150.00/year
  • Practicing healthcare professional: $180.00/year
  • Lifetime membership is $2,500.00 payable in 3 consecutive yearly installments of $834.00/year
  • Institutional membership: $2.5K – $10K (depending on tier level)
    Description Application
  • Resident/Fellow: $75.00/year
  • Student – Currently matriculating in graduate or professional school: $50.00/year
  • In addition to member benefits listed above, Resident/Fellow and Student Members will enjoy:
  • Opportunity for internships
  • Scholarships to attend ISHIB Annual Conference
  • Publishing opportunities – abstracts, poster sessions, Ethnicity & Disease
  • Development of and participation in community and regional programs