General Mailing List

All requests for permission to use ASSH member mailing labels must be accompanied by a sample of the proposed mailing and are subject to approval by the ASSH Central Office. If permission to use ASSH member mailing labels is granted, the ASSH member information provided may be used solely to disseminate an exact copy of the sample submitted with the request.

Unless specifically stated otherwise in writing, permission to use ASSH member mailing labels and/or e-mail addresses does not constitute an endorsement, approval, recommendation or certification of any information, product, process, service or organization presented or discussed in the mailing, and no reference should be made to imply such approval or endorsement.

Please note the following:
    • Peel and stick labels with the mailing addresses of ASSH members are available on a rental basis for a one time use. Labels, and the information contained thereon, shall not be copied, reused, sold, electronically reproduced, transferred into customer files, or used by any party other than the one submitting the request and for the specifically requested purpose. The mailing label information provided may not be used to re-contact members on the mailing list or provide information to a third party to initiate such contact.
    • All label counts provided are approximate and subject to change at any time. The ASSH shall not be responsible for shortages or overruns of materials based on estimates.
    • All label orders are subject to a no-return policy. No refunds or credits will be made after an order has been processed
    • All orders must be approved prior to fulfillment.
    • Orders will be processed in 5 business days following approval and receipt of payment.
    • Labels are sent FedEx – 2 day

Unauthorized usage of ASSH Mailing List Information

In addition to any and all other remedies available to ASSH, each unauthorized use of the ASSH Mailing List shall result in a $1200.00 charge. Further, ASSH reserves the right to refuse any future request for use of the ASSH Mailing List from any organization or individual who has violated the ASSH Mailing List Policy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I receive an email list instead of labels? Only ASSH Members may request ASSH member email addresses. Only requests for email lists that will be used for research purposes will be considered.

Can I request a sort for certain states or by using other location markers like zip code prefix, regardless of the cost difference? Yes, when the request includes active members, you may request no more than 6 states. However, we do not filter the list for requested zip codes.

How many members does a complete list include? The list includes approximately 2,900 members.

Can I request only certain member types? Yes, you may indicate this on the request form.

Can ASSH include some kind of coding for my marketing tracking on the pre-printed labels? Yes. Please indicate using the field “Key Coding Information” to note this on your order request.

Can I request attendee mailing labels from the Annual Meeting? Yes. Please indicate your request on the form for the Annual Meeting year you are requesting along with any additional filters you may desire (e.g. physician-only). Total number of labels will vary depending on meeting year requested.

Questions? Contact staff at or call (312) 880-1900.

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