This society shall consist of student members and honorary members duly elected by an active chapter. Honorary members are those members of the educational or professional field whom the chapter wishes to honor with membership. A Student Member becomes an AED alumnus upon graduation. Honorary members enjoy full membership privileges.
The requirements for student membership shall be:
1. The student shall be engaged in courses leading to the study of medicine.
2. Members shall be elected without any discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sex, religion, sexual orientation, creed or national origin
Election shall be by a favorable vote of at least three-fourths of the student membership at a regular meeting of the chapter.
Immediately following each initiation the Membership Record Form and national membership fee for each initiate must be remitted (one check for all) to and acknowledged by the National Office.
Membership cards and certificates shall be issued by the National Secretary at the time of registration.
Any member of one chapter may become affiliated with another chapter by presentation of a transfer certificate from his or her own chapter.
Expulsion of members from the individual chapters shall be determined by the chapter. Notification of such expulsion must be forwarded immediately to the National Secretary.