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IMACS Membership

What are the benefits of IMACS membership?

IMACS seeks to: (1) promote awareness of the latest trends and technology in the field, (2) develop consensus and standards on the conduct and reporting of adult and juvenile myositis studies, (3) perform collaborative international therapeutic trials and other myositis research, and (4) provide innovative services for the education and professional development of its members.



  • Members are invited to participate in IMACS research studies and meetings
  • Focused opportunities for collaborations with other IMACS members
  • Access to educational materials to train in using the IMACS tools in research studies or clinical care of myositis patients
  • Members may apply to join one of the IMACS Committees
  • Access to the IMACS membership list
  • Opportunities to keep updated in the field
  • Members may make presentations at and propose meeting topics for annual meetings
  • Members may apply to use the IMACS Outcomes Data Repository


Submit Your Application for Membership


The IMACS application consists of the following information:


  • Applicant demographic information
  • Myositis area of interest survey
  • Myositis patient description
  • Applicant CV


Please have your CV updated and ready to be submitted to IMACS before you begin the membership application. Your CV is required for membership approval. For faster processing of your application, please submit your CV in one of the following file formats:


  • Adobe PDF document (filename.pdf)
  • Word document (filename.doc)
  • Rich Text Format (filename.rtf)


Please proceed to the first page of the Membership Application if you are ready.

This is the public site for IMACS. If you are already a member, you may wish to visit the members site on the NIEHS Extranet.