HFES Membership Benefits

HFES is committed to furthering your professional goals, increasing the field's global impact, and expanding the range of publications, products, and services. Your membership includes the following benefits:

Journals and Publications

Your membership includes access to more than 20,000 articles and abstracts from archived and current issues of leading peer-reviewed journals, the Reviews volumes, and meeting proceedings:

Special member prices are also available on books, standards and best practices, and videos.


HFES events are designed to expand your knowledge and grow your network of professional relationships with peers, related professionals, and expert HF/E researchers and practitioners from across the globe. The HFES International Annual MeetingInternational Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, and ErgoX Symposium feature hundreds of lecture presentations, panel sessions, and posters that highlight innovative and pioneering HF/E research.

HFES members benefit from:

  • Reduced rates on full-week and one-day registration

  • Discounts on pre- and post-meeting workshops

  • Exclusive access to the On-Site Career Center

Human Factors/Ergonomics Advocacy

Through our partnership with Lewis-Burke Associates LLC, HFES communicates the value and contributions of HF/E science and practice in Washington, D.C. Lewis-Burke regularly updates HFES members about the ways in which it raises the visibility and understanding of HF/E among federal and congressional decision makers and promotes the Society as an authoritative voice and resource for making evidence-based policy decisions. Examples of HFES advocacy include providing experts for testimony, preparing statements on a range of matters, and responding to opportunities for HF/E inclusion in relevant legislation and agency initiatives.

HFES Career Center

Find your next big career opportunity at top organizations through the HFES Online and On-Site Career Center, offering confidential résumé-posting and job-searching functions.

Technical Groups

Share the latest information and ideas and network with other HF/E professionals in your area of interest by joining one of the Society's 25 Technical Groups.


Enjoy complimentary educational opportunities via the Webinar series. HFES Webinars are held on key topical areas and present important research and information in a variety of topics and domains from noted experts.

Local and Student Chapters

Join local colleagues and peers to share the latest HF/E news. Network at meetings and special events while promoting the science of HF/E in your community.

Online Member Directory

Stay in touch with colleagues and keep your name in front of other HF/E experts by listing your contact information and areas of expertise in the Online Member Directory.

Online Consultants Directory

Full Members and Fellows may promote their services and increase their visibility via a paid listing in the HFES Online Consultants Directory.

Special Discounts

  • 20% off all books (including Gower business books) from Ashgate

  • 15% off Taylor & Francis books and subscriptions to Ergonomics

  • 15% off select purchases from Wiley

  • 15% off selected book from Academic Press

  • Discounts on car rentals from Hertz

View the membership categories and dues, and complete an online application.