Supporting Sterile Processing Professionals During COVID-19: See Our Resources

Be a Part of a Global Professional Network

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) is the premier association representing healthcare Sterile Processing (SP) professionals worldwide. Because SP professionals are responsible for cleaning, decontaminating, sterilizing, and distributing medical and surgical instrumentation, they are among the most vital contributors to the delivery of safe, high-quality patient care.

For more than 60 years, IAHCSMM has been providing these professionals with the broadest range of certification and continuing education offerings available, along with the unsurpassed support that only a full-service membership organization can bring.

Join IAHCSMM Today

We invite you to join us as a member!

You may join or renew your membership with IAHCSMM hassle-free online, or submit your paper statement to IAHCSMM by fax or mail.

Please note: If you are Certified through IAHCSMM, please see the Certification payments section to include your Membership fees with your renewal.

Benefits of Membership

Shared Benefits for Individuals with Membership and/or Certification

  • Participate in a professional association of nearly 38,000 other SP colleagues
  • PROCESS Magazine delivered bi-monthly
  • insights e-Newsletter delivered bi-monthly

Exclusive Benefits for Individuals with Membership

  • Digital access to current and archived issues of PROCESS and insights
  • Access to member-only sections of the website
  • Participation in the online IAHCSMM Discussion Forum
  • Discounts on IAHCSMM education publications
  • Savings on online continuing education lesson plans
  • Reduced registration fees for the IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo
  • Opportunities to participate on IAHCSMM committees
  • Opportunities to participate in Association leadership roles
  • A vote in IAHCSMM elections, bylaws changes, and other issues
  • Eligibility for awards recognizing SP accomplishments

Membership Types

IAHCSMM offers two membership categories for individuals:

Active
Active
Active members are those who are employed in a Healthcare Sterile Processing department.
Associate
Associate
Associate members are those determined by virtue of their occupation to have an allied relationship with Sterile Processing departments.
  • Membership Only
  • $50 yearly
  • 1 year of membership
  • 1 year of certification
  • 1 year subscription to insights
  • 1 year subscription to PROCESS
  • Discounts on lesson plans and webinars
  • Discounts on annual conference fees
  • Discounts on publications
  • Online access to resource documents
  • Online access to Discussion Forum
  • Eligibility to vote in elections and run for office
  • Choose
  • Popular
  • Membership + Certification
  • $60 yearly
  • 1 year of membership
  • 1 year of certification
  • 1 year subscription to insights
  • 1 year subscription to PROCESS
  • Discounts on lesson plans and webinars
  • Discounts on annual conference fees
  • Discounts on publications
  • Online access to resource documents
  • Online access to Discussion Forum
  • Eligibility to vote in elections and run for office
  • Choose

Membership Reports

Membership Minutes and Annual Reports

The International Association of Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) is committed to providing its members with information and access. Please read the IAHCSMM Annual Reports to the Membership to learn about the activities IAHCSMM has undertaken to ensure that it remains vested in the interests of the membership.

Both the IAHCSMM Membership Minutes and the Annual Reports are available to all Members. Please login to view.

This commitment to advancing Sterile Processing knowledge, skill sets and professionalism is why over 37,000 members and certificants rely on IAHCSMM to keep them sharp, focused and abreast of the very latest standards, best practices and technological advancements impacting the SP profession.