Frequently asked questions

Your login email is usually the email associated with your Society of Family Planning account. If you do not remember your password, click on the "forgot your password" link. If you do not remember your username, select "retrieve username". Should you have any issues accessing your account, please email [email protected]

Under the "Society Connect" tab, select "my profile". Here you will see your current profile information. To edit your profile select the "edit" button in the right-hand side of your profile. Click on the green "save" button to record your changes.

To update your profile picture, hover over the grey “my profile” button and select “change profile picture”. Click on the profile picture square to upload, edit, or delete your profile picture.

Under the Society Connect tab select "my profile." Hover over the grey "my profile" tab in the new page. Select "contact preferences." To update your community forum email subscription, navigate to "forum subscriptions" at the bottom of the page and use the notification drop down menu to select your notification preferences.

To pay your membership dues, log in to your Society of Family Planning (Society) account here. If you need help recovering your username or password, please email [email protected]

Once you have logged in to your account, move to the "Society Connect" menu item and select "my profile."  On the new page, click the “my profile” button and select “invoices.” Select the orange ID number associated with invoice type: “renewal” and status: “open.” On the following screen, click the “pay invoice” button at the bottom of the page. Input your credit card information and click the green “submit credit card payment” button at the bottom of the form. *Please note, you will only see an invoice if you are in the renewal period.*

You can update your member profile and opt in or out of the directory by clicking “edit” under “my profile”. In order to build a robust directory, we strongly encourage all members to opt in.

Access to the directory is only available to members that are logged in to their account. Use of the directory for anything other than professional outreach and development is strictly prohibited and constitutes a violation of our User Agreement. 

Under the “Society Connect” tab, select “member search”. You can search by name, city, state, institution, area of work, or area of focus. Once you have input your search parameters, click “search.” Please note, the search results will only include members who have opted-in to the directory.

To view another member’s profile, click on their name in the results page.

Under the “Society Connect” tab select “job board”. Select the orange “Society of Family Planning job board” button on the following page. Posting abilities are free as a benefit of Society membership. To post a job, select the grey “post a job” button at the top left of the page.

Under the “Society Connect” tab, select “community forums”. Click the “access community forums” button on the bottom of the page. To create a new topic of conversation within any given forum, click on the appropriate forum and then click “new topic”. Complete the fields of “subject” and add any attachments as necessary. Click “preview” to preview what your post will look like. This preview will display at the bottom of the page, and you may have to scroll down to see the preview. Once you are satisfied with your post, click “submit” to submit your topic.

To reply to a post, click on the post tile, and select the grey “post reply” button in the top left corner. Add your reply, and then select “preview” and “submit”.

To register your account:

  1. Access the homepage of the Journal here. On the right side of the page select “Register” then “Register and claim your subscription”
  2. Under “login details” enter your email address you use to access your Society of Family Planning (SFP) member account and create a password. This email must match the email linked to your SFP member account.
  3. Create your profile, fill in your email settings, read the user agreement, and then select “register” to verify your registration.
  4. Click “return to homepage”
To claim your subscription:
  1. Access the homepage of the Journal here. At the top right hand of the homepage click “Claim subscription”
  2. Ensure “Journal: Contraception” is selected
  3. Select, “I receive my subscription through a society membership”
  4. In the drop down menu select “Society of Family Planning”
  5. Enter your member number and last name. Your member number can be found in your member profile under “My Profile”
  6. Click “Activate.”

You can refer someone for a Society membership by filling out this form. Someone from our membership team will reach out to them directly. Thank you for helping us build an inclusive, multidisciplinary, skilled, and well-connected community of scholars and partners with a shared interest in family planning.

As a Full fellow, you join a rich, interdisciplinary community of established scholars in the field of family planning. You do not have to reapply to move up from junior to full. If you are in good standing with your dues payment, please email [email protected] to record your fulfillment of the Authorship and Presentation of Knowledge criteria.

Reduced fees for membership are available to Full Fellows who are in good standing, retired, and employed less than 50% time as a physician or researcher. Please email [email protected] to receive your discount.