Become a Member of The Gonstead Clinical Studies Society
Anyone can be a member . . . Doctors, Retired Doctors, Students or Lay Persons. Why become a member of the GCSS? First and foremost by becoming a member you are funding Gonstead chiropractic research.
Gonstead Clinical Studies Society Membership Benefits
In addition to funding Gonstead Chiropractic Research, there are many other benefits to membership. Your continued support through membership also pays for this web site which helps disseminate information to promote chiropractic and Gonstead chiropractic. Plus, GCSS Doctor Members are entitled to:
The GCSS Membership Directory - Receive your personal copy of the Membership Directory in a choice of three easy to use formats: traditional binder style, PDF on CD-ROM, or you can download the Membership Directory directly as a PDF from this web site by logging into the members section.
Web Site Directory - Your name and contact information is listed on the website on the first tab of the home page called "Find a Gonstead Doctor". This information includes your e-mail and website address with links! We encourage you to link your site to this site. (Try a Google search for “Gonstead” and see the #1 result . . . GCSS of course, making this site the first patients access to find a doctor!)
Referrals - You will receive referrals from inquiries to this web site by patients wanting to learn more about the Gonstead technique.
Classified Ads - Your classified ads posted to this web site at No Charge!
Newsletters - Receive The G-Note, a quarterly publication of on-going research and scientific articles pertinent to the Gonstead doctor.
Receive The Scope a quarterly newsletter that keeps you abreast of all that is happening in the Gonstead world and its members, plus clinical articles and tips.
Research - Access to Research and cutting edge knowledge. Your membership dues and tax deductible contributions to the “Field of Dreams” Research Fund make research possible and assure that GCSS continues to publish clinical articles and research.
Members Only Section - Access the Members Area of this website where you can download the Membership Directory, read special research news, view Gonstead historical pages, read clinical articles, literature reviews, and past newsletters.
GCSS Membership Certificate - Your membership certificate is sized for easy matting and framing should you want to display your commitment to the Gonstead work.
Invitations - Members receive invitations to participate in special events sponsored by the GCSS.
Membership is Annual
Membership is annual and based on the calendar year January through December. However, you can become a member at any time. The GCSS Membership Directory is published in January with an addendum published in June. To be included in the January publication, please submit your application by December 15. If you miss the December deadline, your information will be included in the June Addendum.
As soon as you have completed your on-line application and it has been accepted by the GCSS, your information will be posted in the “Find a Gonstead Doctor” section of this web site. Membeship Applications may also be downloaded as an Adobe pdf file and mailed to GCSS.
The Gonstead community of doctors and those patients seeking the best chiropractic care in the world! The GCSS Executive Office receives telephone calls from the general public looking for Gonstead doctors all over the world. If you are listed we can help make the connection between Gonstead Doctor and patient. All too often we receive calls from patients looking for Gonstead doctors in areas where we have no referrals. If you know any Gonstead doctors who are not members on this site, please encourage them to join. Help make that connection between doctor and patient.
By funding chiropractic research you play an important role in getting the research published. The goal of research is to scientifically validate what you do in your office every day!
We are all trying to make the world a healthier place to live, one spine at a time!
Membership Qualifications & Requirements
General Membership Qualifications
General Membership is open to any Doctor of Chiropractic who has attended at least one (1) Gonstead Seminar of Chiropractic. General members shall have voting privileges.
Annual Membership Fee:
First year doctors who submit a copy of their graduation diploma have a membership fee of $50.00.
Second year doctors with a copy of their diploma have a membership fee of $75.00.
Doctors with 3 or more years in practice have an annual membership fee of $150.00.
Click here to apply or download the paper version.
Retired Membership Qualifications - $50.00 Annual Membership Fee
Retired Membership is open to chiropractors that are retired or no longer practicing. Retired members shall not have voting privileges. Click here to apply or download the paper version.
Student Membership Qualifications - $15.00 Annual Membership Fee
Student Membership is open to all persons currently registered in a Chiropractic College, who have or have not attended a Gonstead Seminar of Chiropractic. A student shall have no voting privileges and is not eligible for Diplomate Certification. Click here to apply or download the paper version.
Lay Membership Qualifications - $50.00 Annual Membership
Lay Membership is open to all persons not attending a chiropractic college or not licensed as a doctor of chiropractic. Lay members shall not have voting privileges. Contact us for more information.
For other ways to donate to chiropractic research, read about the GCSS “Field of Dreams” Research Fund.
"The Gonstead Clinical Studies Society, a not for profit chiropractic organization, is dedicated to advancing the art, science, and philosophy of the Gonstead System of Chiropractic".