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IMS members practice in 80 of Iowa’s 99 counties, and we happily serve members across the state. Join us in making Iowa the premier destination for physicians to live, work, and serve their communities.


  • Advocacy for you as part of Iowa’s medical community.
  • Reliable, up-to-date news at your fingertips online and via email.
  • Enable access to member-exclusive benefits, including a 10% discount for COPIC medical malpractice insurance.
  • Leadership and personal growth opportunities through committee and taskforce participation.
  • Networking and professional development through virtual and in-person peer to peer events.
  • Learn more in our membership brochure!

IMS has several membership levels and options to pay for your membership:

Monthly Membership

  • Pay automatically each month by credit card
  • Convenient. Eliminating the need to remember to renew your dues!

Annual Membership

  • Pay one time for the calendar year
  • Renewal invoice will be sent prior to next year
  • Save 5% compared to monthly membership

*If you become a new member in November or December of any year, your initial membership payment will cover the remainder of the current year AND the following year. You will not be billed again on January 1.

Group Membership

  • Save 5 to 40% in annual discounts when all physicians join together
  • Receive one invoice for your group for easier bookkeeping
  • Pay by credit card
  • Enhance your employment offer to physicians with IMS member benefits
  • Manage your group to add members as you bring more physicians in.
Iowa Counties with IMS Members

IMS has members who practice in 80 of Iowa's 99 counties. IMS is happy to serve members across the state.

I am an IMS Member!

Our Value Proposition

We promise to:

  • Be the champion for and ensure the physician voice helps shape public policy
  • Be a trusted source for content and timely information critical to the practice of medicine
  • Provide education, technical assistance, and resources to help our members continue to grow
  • Provide management services and support for county and specialty societies
  • Offer member-exclusive benefits, including a 10% discount for COPIC medical malpractice insurance
  • Offer networking and leadership opportunities to provide a sense of community.

Automatic Renewal

The IMS membership system offers the feature to enroll in automatic recurring payments when paying your annual dues. If you paid by credit card online for your 2024 dues, you may be all set to go for your 2025 payment. Your dues will automatically charge to the credit card on file on January 1, 2025, and a receipt will be sent to you via email.

Member Communications

  • Quarterly Iowa Medicine magazine
  • Weekly Debrief newsletter
  • The Advocate newsletter - circulates during session
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