Physicians who practice neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, spinal surgery or neurology are invited to apply now and join the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition, physicians who have an interest in these areas of medicine or are involved in related fields such as pain management or research may also join the Academy as active members.

Payment of appropriate fees and dues is required to maintain active membership.

Only active members of the Academy can obtain certification from one of the AFMA recognized boards administered by the AANOS.

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Click the following link to download an application for active membership (PDF file).

 Or to complete an online membership application

Surgical Residents and other trainees in the United States are now welcome to join the Academy as Junior Members. There is no application fee or annual dues for this membership class. Junior members are expected to upgrade their membership once training is complete.

If you are in an allied health field and wish to join the Academy as an Associate Member you may download the appropriate application form by clicking the following link. Note that this member class is available for individuals such as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, etc. Benefits of membership include discounted registration fees for the annual scientific meeting. (This member class cannot vote and is not eligible for Executive leadership positions.)