IMPACT membership spans 6 continents. Our membership is growing, becoming increasingly
representative of both high and low-middle income countries.

      Membership criteria

      Membership is open to any respiratory physician or general physician who has an interest in pleural

      Benefits Of Membership 

      Members will be invited to contribute data to new projects

      Members have the opportunity to suggest new projects, create their own projects, and leverage the Collaborative to collect data

      Members will receive updates on existing projects through the newsletter

      Members will gain experience in research methods and publication with the support of the Chairs and the Scientific Advisory Board

      Authorship of publications will be offered to members who fulfil the criteria according to COPE guidelines

      The Collaborative will be acknowledged in every publication.

      Members will be invited to attend webinars presented by international pleural disease experts which will be educational and serve as a platform to present the results of new research

      Diversity & Inclusion

      IMPACT is committed to inclusivity and equitable representation of all people in our collaborative. IMPACT aims to expand the collaborative to include more people from populations and diverse groups that are generally underrepresented in the literature and academia. IMPACT is committed to engaging with patients who live with the diseases that IMPACT investigates, so that we generate outcomes which are meaningful to them.