Become a Member

Join NAPCRG, the leading organization for primary care researchers. Whether you are just beginning your education or retiring from the profession, NAPCRG offers a membership category to meet your needs. NAPCRG membership provides mentoring and networking activities, monthly newsletters to keep you updated on the happenings in the primary care research community, and the programs and resources needed for your professional growth. Memberships run the calendar year, from October 1 to September 30. 

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$335 / Annually
Any physician who spends a minimum 50% of their time as a practicing clinician giving direct patient care
Other Primary Care Researcher
$335 / Annually
Any individual who is in a research or academic position who does not give direct patient care. Roles include: Physicians spending less than 50% patient care, Professors, Program Directors, Allied Health Professionals, Nurses, Research coordinators.
$115 / Annually
Any fellow in an approved primary care/family medicine program, department, or medical school.
$70 / Annually
Any resident in an approved primary care/family medicine residency program.
Graduate Student with Terminal Degree
$45 / Annually
This category of membership is designed for full time graduate students (currently taking 9 credit hours) who hold a terminal degree (PhD, MD, EdD, DVM, DrPH, etc).
$25 / Annually
This category of membership is designed for full-time students enrolled in at least 12 concurrent credit hours per semester (or 9 hours for graduate students) of a health-related training program. Individuals with full-time employment and/or a terminal degree are not eligible for student membership.
$25 / Annually
This category of membership is designed for patients or community members whose main line of work/study is not primary care, research, or other health related field.
Lifetime Membership
$1500 / one time fee
NAPCRG offers Lifetime Membership for members who are age 60+. This category provides full membership—for a lifetime—with voting rights. The one-time membership fee is: $1,500.

Connect with others who share your passion

  • Search for fellow NAPCRG members using the members-only membership directory
  • Access to NAPCRG Connect, an online networking tool is exclusive to NAPCRG members and allows for instant, active responses in an online community platform.
  • The NAPCRG Annual Meeting is the premier meeting for primary care researchers with more than 800 oral presentations, posters, workshops and forums. CME credit is available.
  • The Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) Conference brings together PBRN researchers from the US, Canada, and many other nations to come together to share strategies, methods, and results.
  • Participate in a Special Interest Group (SIG). Each SIG has its own community site used for communication, networking, and sharing documents among its members. Each year at the NAPCRG Annual Meeting, SIGs have an opportunity to meet and network face-to-face during SIG breakfast sessions.

Advancement Opportunities

Be in the Know

Access to the monthly NAPCRG Newsletter, Journal discounts available to members, free webinars over subjects on funding, publishing, patient engagement, and other subjects relevant to primary care research


The NAPCRG Awards program offers several awards to recognize members throughout their careers, member recognition for years of membership

Get involved and get the support, knowledge, and networking and experience you need to advance your primary care research career.

  • Present a preconference, workshop or forum at conference
  • Propose a webinar
  • Become a mentor
  • Participation in committees, special interest groups, and other members-only groups
  • Serve as a abstract reviewer and/or conference session moderator

Special resources for students, residents, and fellows

The Trainee Program aims to cultivate a nurturing learning environment for all students, residents and fellows in the field of primary care research. The program has several components with the cumulative objective to create more involvement, community and resources for NAPCRG trainee members, including travel stipends for trainee members to attend the NAPCRG Annual Meeting.

Participate in the Mentor Match program.

Specific programming and networking events design for trainee members at the Annual Meeting.

Awards design to specifically recognize outstanding research completed by trainee members.

NAPCRG Member Journal Discounts

Annals of Family Medicine

Print NAPCRG member rate is $65 (U.S.) $80 (Canada) $95 (International).

Family Practice

NAPCRG member rate is $181, a savings of 75% off the individual list price of $766.

Journal of Comorbidity

NAPCRG member should contact the Journal of Comorbidity for more information and to subscribe.

International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine

NAPCRG member rate is $59 plus postage and handling, a savings of 28% off the individual list price of $82.

Journal of Primary Care & Community Health

Free online subscription for NAPCRG members to this quarterly, peer-reviewed journal with a focus on practice, impact and outcomes of primary care services and community health programs.

Quality in Primary Care

First-year discounted library subscription price of $200 for NAPCRG members' employing institutions.

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