Choose an AANA membership that fits you:

Active Member

Prerequisites

To be eligible for Active Membership, you must:

  • Be a medical or osteopathic doctor
  • Have completed an orthopaedic surgery residency
  • Practice or reside in the continent of North America
  • Be certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American Osteopathic Association, or the Consejo Mexicano de Orthopedia

Required Documents

To submit your application, you will need to upload the following files:

Dues & Fees

  • A $100 application fee will be collected when you submit your application.
  • Annual dues for Active Members are currently $750 per year. You will be activated as an Associate Member, pending your approval for Active Membership. Once approved you will automatically be upgraded to Active.

Obligations of Membership

To maintain your membership, you must:

  • Pay your dues
  • Adhere to all rules, regulations and criteria as outlined in AANA’s Bylaws
  • Attend at least one AANA event within each three year period:

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Associate Member

Prerequisites

To be eligible for Associate Membership, you must:

  • Be a medical or osteopathic doctor
  • Have completed an orthopaedic surgery residency
  • Practice or reside in the continent of North America
  • Be certified by or awaiting application for certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American Osteopathic Association, or the Consejo Mexicano de Orthopedia

Required Documents

To submit your application, you will need to upload the following:

Dues & Fees

  • Annual dues for Associate Members are currently $750 per year. You will be invoiced for your first year's dues upon approval of your application.

Obligations of Membership

To maintain your membership, you must:

  • Pay your dues
  • Adhere to all rules, regulations and criteria as outlined in AANA’s Bylaws
  • Attend at least one AANA event within each three year period:

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Resident/Fellow Member

Prerequisites

To be eligible for Resident/Fellow membership, you must:

  • Be a medical or osteopathic doctor
  • Be currently enrolled in a certified orthopaedic residency program or a fellowship within North America

Required Documents

To submit your application, you will need to upload the following:

  • A letter of recommendation from your Program Director. Your Program Director may also opt to fill out a Sponsorship Form.

Dues & Fees

  • As an investment in the future of the field, AANA membership is free for residents and fellows.

Obligations of Membership

To maintain your membership, you must:

  • Adhere to all rules, regulations and criteria as outlined in AANA’s Bylaws
  • Participate eagerly and avail yourself of this remarkable opportunity
  • Convert to associate membership upon completion of your training

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International Member

Prerequisites

To be eligible for International Membership, you must:

  • Be a medical or osteopathic doctor
  • Practice or reside outside the US
  • Be certified by the Orthopaedic Board or College in the country where you practice, or have training that corresponds to that required by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Consejo Mexicano de Orthopedia

Dues & Fees

  • Annual dues for International Members are currently $150 per year.

Obligations of Membership

To maintain your membership, you must:

  • Pay your dues
  • Adhere to all rules, regulations and criteria as outlined in AANA’s Bylaws

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Advanced Practitioner Member

Prerequisites

To be eligible for Advanced Practitioner Membership, you must:

  • Be a non-orthopaedic-surgeon medical professional (degrees/credentials may include M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.V.M., Ed.D, Ph.D., PA, NP, RN, PT, OT, ATC)
  • Demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge or contributions in the science of arthroscopy

Required Documents

To submit your application, you will need to upload the following files:

  • A Letter of Recommendation or completed Sponsorship Form from an Active Member. Visit our Find A Sponsor page for more information. Or attach a letter of recommendation from your surgeon or superior.

Dues & Fees

  • A $100 application fee will be collected when you submit your application.
  • Annual dues for Advanced Practitioner Members are currently $375 per year. You will be invoiced for your first year's dues upon approval of your application.

Obligations of Membership

To maintain your membership, you must:

  • Pay your dues
  • Adhere to all rules, regulations and criteria as outlined in AANA’s Bylaws

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Senior/Emeritus Member

Prerequisites

To be eligible for Senior Membership, you must:

  • Be 65 years or older
  • Have been an AANA Active Member for over 10 years

To be eligible for Emeritus Membership, you must:

  • Be retired and no longer treating or consulting patients
  • Have been an AANA Active Member for over 10 years

Dues & Fees

  • Annual dues for Senior Members are currently $375 per year
  • Annual dues for Emeritus Members are waived

Obligations of Membership

To maintain your membership, you must:

  • Pay your dues
  • Adhere to all rules, regulations and criteria as outlined in AANA’s Bylaws

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