ELSO Membership


  • ECMO clinicians, research scientists, and members of regulatory and public health institutions are now eligible for membership in ELSO.
  • Membership allows physicians, nurses, perfusionists, respiratory therapists, researchers and others healthcare professionals to become more directly involved in the world’s largest ECMO community.
  • Affiliation with an ELSO Member Center is not necessary to apply
  • Members receive benefits separate from Member Center privileges


  • Benefits of membership include:
  • Direct participation in the world’s largest ECMO community
  • ELSO Member Newsletters
  • ELSO Registry Data Reports
  • Discounts on one copy of the printed ELSO Red Book ($20 off list price) and one copy of the printed ECMO Specialist Manual ($5 off)
  • $50 discount on the Annual ELSO Conference Registration fee (main in person conferences only)
  • Official Certificate of ELSO Membership
  • Access to the ELSO Online Discussion Board
  • Access to ELSO Online ECMO Knowledge Assessment Examination (Certificate of Completion included upon successful completion)
  • Eligibility to participate in ELSO Committees and Working groups

Please note that for the $50 discount on the Annual North American ELSO conference it can take up to 2 weeks to import your discount code into the CVENT registration program and is only valid for in person conferences.

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