Be Part of a Growing Surgical Infections Network

Our aim is to be a knowledge sharing centre for those working in the field of surgical infections. Membership of SIS-E provides a range of valuable benefits and a comprehensive package of opportunities to enhance your professional development.

Share your Knowledge

SIS-E offers many ways in which to get involved with the Society and share your knowledge with fellow members. Members are welcome to apply for available positions on committees or run for elective positions on the SIS-E Council, propose a city for a future congress, suggest topics for our education courses, or if you would like to collaborate on projects we will help you get in touch with other surgical infections specialists.

Belong to an International Network

Expand your professional network by becoming a part of a growing network of surgeons and those who focus on surgical infections in their everyday work.

BJS Strategic Partner

As a member you will have the following benefits related to the BJS Journals:

  • Full online access to BJS and BJS Open
  • Papers accepted by BJS or BJS open will have a reduction on APC for open access (as long the main or corresponding author is a member of SIS-E). The APC fee will be reduced with 50% for BJS Open and 20% for BJS.

Advance Knowledge on Surgical Infection

Shape your profession by actively participating in sharing knowledge on the prevention of surgical infections in academia, industry and within the public realm. Why not become a speaker at the congress, write for the SIS-E newsletter, provide content for the resource center, or find collaborators for research projects, we are here to help you! Contact us at

Gain Solutions for your Daily Practice

SIS-E offer training workshops for post-graduates throughout the year to which members get preferred access. Consult other surgeons via our LinkedIn forum to ask questions and receive answers from colleagues.

Attend the SIS-E Congress

The SIS-E Annual Congress is a leading knowledge sharing platform for those interested in surgical infections. Members can avail of discounted rates when registering and paying to attend the annual congress. Find out more about the congress here

Access to Scientific Library

Discover resources to help you learn and expand your knowledge of surgical infections.

Keep Up To Date

Receive quarterly SIS-E newsletters to keep you informed on research and development in the field


Constitution Benefits

Members of SIS-E can fully utilise all the benefits listed above including holding an office in the Society and voting for elections of offices and on matters brought before the membership at the Annual Members Business Meeting.



The fee to become an SIS-E member is €50.00 per year. Membership runs from 1st April to 31st March.


Discounted SIS North America Membership

Members of SIS-E may also become a members of SIS North America at a discounted rate. Members who wish to do so can indicate this option on the SIS-E membership registration form. These requests to be a member of SIS-NA will be approved by the SIS-NA membership committee and council. This discounted SIS-NA membership does not include the costs of the official SIS Journal.


Frequently Asked Questions

For further information on SIS-E membership please see our Frequently Asked Questions.


Contact Us

If you have further questions please contact the membership team at