Membership

WHO WE ARE

We are a multidisciplinary group with membership throughout the world. The group’s membership includes engineers, psychologists, physicians, nurses, designers, educators, therapists, and others who have a personal interest in the health care area. Our members work in organizations, such as colleges and universities, engineering and design firms, manufacturing companies, government agencies, treatment centers, healthcare provider agencies, and hospitals. The only requirement for joining our group is your interest.

BENEFITS OF HCTG MEMBERSHIP

Our technical group sponsors sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, generally held in the fall. We conduct special conferences on topics of interest to members. Additionally, we collaborate with other HFES Technical Groups on areas of common interests. Beginning in 2012, we created an annual Healthcare focused Symposium of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society held in the spring. 

IT ONLY COSTS $4 TO ENJOY ALL THESE BENEFITS!

ALL HCTG MEMBERS

Included with an HCTG Membership are the following:

  • Social Events and Receptions at HFES

  • Job Postings

  • A Monthly HCTG Newsletter

  • Access to Social Media for Networking

  • Access to the HCTG Community for Networking

  • Member-Only Resource Center

  • Business Meeting at HFES

  • Exclusive Webinars

  • Participation in Position Papers and Reports

ACADEMIC & STUDENT HCTG MEMBERS

Our Academics and Student Members will enjoy the following features:

  • Student Travel Support

  • Student Paper Award

  • Student Career and Professional Development Day

  • Doctoral Student Colloquium

  • Mentor-Mentee Luncheons

  • Access to a Repository of Internship and Job Opportunities

  • Student Design Competitions

PRACTITIONER & INDUSTRY HCTG MEMBERS

Our Practitioners and Industry members, will enjoy the following features:

  • Industry Job Announcements

  • Student Recruitment Events

  • Practitioner's Corner Articles

  • Practitioner Presentation Award

  • Transitional Member Travel Award

HOW TO JOIN HCTG!

Complete the following steps to join the largest HFES TG!

FOR NON-HFES MEMBERS

  1. Create an account at My.HFES.org (no membership required)

  2. Select "Join a Technical Group"

FOR CURRENT HFES MEMBERS

  1. Log in to My.HFES.org

  2. Click "Join a Technical Group"

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BENEFITS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS AND
ERGONOMICS SOCIETY

HFES members benefit from a wide range of publications and services. Included with membership are the following:

  • Human Factors, a quarterly research journal, presents reports of basic and applied research.

  • Ergonomics in Design, a quarterly magazine, contains articles, case studies, and reviews of human factors applications.

  • HFES Bulletin, a monthly newsletter, carries news and information on Society activities as well as those of related professional associations.

  • HFES Directory, available online, lists activities of the Society as well as member biographical information.

  • HFES Publications, discounts on all HFES books, monographs, proceedings collections, surveys, and article reprints.

  • Annual Meetings, discounted registration fees for workshops, technical sessions, technical tours, and professional development.

  • Career Center, for human factors / ergonomics professionals and employers. The HFES website allows members to participate in the Career Center.

HFES MEMBERSHIP DUES

For current membership information, visit the HFES Website or contact HFES at 202-367-1114, fax 202-367-2114, or info@hfes.org.