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The Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (FAASLD) — the highest honor among AASLD membership categories — recognizes superior professional achievement in clinical or academic practice, and in basic or clinical research.

It is awarded to members (physicians, scientists, researchers or health care providers) who have made a significant contribution to the knowledge and/or practice of liver and biliary diseases, and who are considered leaders in the field.

To learn what is required to become an AASLD Fellow, review the criteria.

Benefits of Becoming an AASLD Fellow

  • As an AASLD Fellow, you will have the use of the letters "FAASLD" in your professional activities.
  • Upon acceptance, you will receive a certificate and recognition in AASLD publications.
  • Special recognition at AASLD's The Liver Meeting®, including a ribbon, your name printed in the program, and photo opportunities with other AASLD Fellows and leaders.
  • Opportunity to contribute in the area of student and resident training and mentorship.


A fee of $150 (U.S. dollars) must accompany each application.

How to Apply

Important Dates to Remember

  • Application Submission begins: March 1, 2016
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2016
  • List of Approved Fellows to the Governing Board: July / August 2016
  • Acceptance Notification: August 31, 2016

To apply, click on the "Apply now" graphic in the upper right-hand corner of this page. Sign in to the site, select "Fellow Application" and complete the online application.

Make sure you have reviewed the Fellowship criteria before you apply.


Any questions about the qualifications and procedures regarding the AASLD Fellows Program should be directed to the AASLD Membership department. They can be reached at 703-299-9766, or

Meet the Fellows

Meet the 2015 Class of AASLD Fellows.