Fertility Societies


AlphaAlpha is a non-profit organization which provides an international forum for scientists in reproductive medicine. Since the founding of Alpha in the summer of 1994, there has been slow but steady progress of clinical developments which spread IVF/ART to every corner of the globe. More recently there has been a dramatic explosion in biotechnology and molecular biology which now dominate its practice. The Alpha founders recognised that the establishment of clinical embryology with professional status and standards on an international basis had become imperative.

American Society of Reproductive Medicine (A.S.R.M.)


The ASRM is an organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive medicine and biology. Established in 1944, the Society has since achieved national and international recognition as the foremost organization promoting the study of reproduction and reproductive disorders. The ASRM is a voluntary non-profit organization. Members must demonstrate the high ethical principles of the medical profession, evince an interest in reproductive medicine and biology, and adhere to the objectives of the Society. The national administrative office is located in Birmingham, Alabama, with a government/public relations office in Washington, DC.

American Society of Andrology (ASA)


founded in 1975, fosters a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of male reproduction and promotes scientific interchange between basic scientists and clinicians in the fields of male reproduction, endocrinology, urology, anatomy, gynecology/obstetrics, animal science and reproductive technologies.

Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society


The mission of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society is to provide leadership in reproductive health for women and men through research, education and advocacy.

European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (E.B.C.O.G.)

EBCOGEBCOG is the Board of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section of the Union Européenne des Medécins Spécialistes (UEMS). EBCOG began in 1996 as a fusion between the European Board of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (EBGO) and the European College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ECOG). Based in Brussels, Belgium, EBCOG is an organisation made up of 25 countries. Our objective is to improve the health of women and their babies by promoting the highest possible standards of care in all European countries. We bring together high-level professionals from the obstetrics and gynaecology field from all our member countries.

The Genetics and Public Policy Center

GPPCThe Center works to help policy leaders, decision makers, and the public better understand the rapidly evolving field of human genetics and its application to healthcare.

International Embryo Transfer Society

IETSThe purpose of the IETS is to further the science of animal embryo transfer by promoting more effective research, disseminating scientific and educational information, fostering high standards of education, maintaining high standards of ethics, and cooperating with other organizations having similar objectives.

Middle East Fertility Society (MEFS)


The Middle East Fertility Society is a professional interest society dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of the most current scientific and clinical advances in reproductive medicine. The society is an independent academic non-profit organization. English is the official language of the society. All publications and scientific communication are in English.

Polish Society of Reproductive Medicine

PTMRPolish Society of Reproductive Medicine is an association whose objective is the propagation and development of the principles of medical deontology, raising professional qualifications and scientific standing of the Society Members as well as the authority in the society of the professionals working in clinical embryology and assisted reproduction.

Pacific Coast Reproductive Society


Each year for the last 50 years the Society has presented increasingly sophisticated meetings highlighting cutting edge research in the study of what is now know as Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. Today the Society is noted for the high quality of its Continuing Medical Education program and its uniquely small size and intimate atmosphere where participants exchange information and discuss issues with leading experts in human reproduction from around the world.

World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERFTM)

werfThe World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF™) was founded in 2006 as the first global charitable organisation with an aim to foster research into endometriosis. WERF's mission is to improve the overall knowledge about endometriosis and its treatment. To do so, it provides a platform to attract sufficient funding from a variety of sources to:

a) Facilitate and carry out well powered, international multi-centre trials

b) Support specific research projects investigating disease mechanisms. 

World Endometriosis Society (WES)

WS logoThe World Endometriosis Society was founded in 1998 to promote the exchange of clinical experience, scientific thought, and investigation among gynaecologists, endocrinologists, scientists, biologists and other qualified individuals interested in advancing the field of endometriosis. Through its e-Journal and the World Congresses on Endometriosis the WES encourages and supports collaboration among national and international societies and individuals interested in endometriosis.

Alpha Scientists in Reproductive Medicine

ASRMAlpha is a non-profit organization which provides an international forum for scientists in reproductive medicine. The main purpose of Alpha is to facilitate the interchange of ideas and information between scientists, technologists, and technicians. The long-term goal of Alpha is the international promotion of education, communication, and collaboration within reproductive medicine.

International Society for Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproductive Medicine (ISMAAR)

ISMAAR-grey-logoThe International Society for Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproduction (ISMAAR) is a non-profit making organisation and a UK Charity. Set up to promote a more physiological, less drug-oriented, lower risk, less expensive and more patient friendly approach to assisted reproduction embracing not only natural cycle treatment but also mild stimulation protocols and in-vitro maturation of oocytes.

Japanese Society of Fertilization and Implantation (JSFI)

jsfThe purpose, Fertilization as well as to promote research on implantation, to contribute to the development of reproductive science, of humanity and contribute to happiness.

Middle East Fertility Society

mefs MEFS is a 21 year-old professional society whose mission is to improve fertility care of couples in the Arab world and Middle East through the transfer of medical knowledge and the promotion of scientific research.