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Associate members are: International orthopaedic surgeons practicing outside of the United States or Canada who are certified in orthopaedic surgery and members of their country's national orthopaedic organization, or osteopaths not qualified to be Active Members but certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
These applicants must meet the following conditions:
To be considered, applicants need to provide demographic, practice and educational information and document their involvement in sports medicine through:
Associate members are not eligible to vote, hold office or serve on the Board of Directors. They may act in an advisory capacity and unless specified otherwise, may serve on committees with vote.
Please note if you are a Candidate Member and are upgrading to Active or Associate membership, submit your Upgrade application as well as the Team Service Form. Also, there is no application fee to upgrade your membership.
If you meet the requirements for Associate Membership, submit the application and following required materials online by November 1st. Please contact Debbie Czech, Manager, Member Services with questions.
Your application is not complete until the Society office has received your sponsor letters, completed team forms/letters, completed application and application fee.
If you have additional questions regarding membership, please contact the AOSSM Membership Department.