Become an AAOS Fellowship Member

Access specialty specific content, training, and the latest research in orthopaedic techniques and patient care so you can perfect your skills and transition into practice with confidence. 

Enjoy the benefits of Fellowship Membership free-of-charge while you participate in a one- or two-year postgraduate orthopaedic fellowship program.   

Fuel your passion for excellence as a Fellowship Member.   

Residents and Fellowship Members transition period is from April 1, 2024, to September 30, 2024.   

During your last year of training, watch for an email from AAOS to opt-in via the AAOS Resident/Fellowship Transition Online Form. If you miss the recruitment period, contact our Service Center via email, phone 800-626-6726, or Contact Us form.   

It is important for you to update your profile and contact information to receive timely communications on your membership status. 

Already an AAOS Fellowship Member? Access your Member Resources HERE 

Our Fellowship Members value the Academy's wide-ranging practice specialty resources, Board prep tools, career planning support, and more.

Realize Your Potential With Fellowship Membership

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Curated Specialty Resources

Curated specialty content designed for you will keep you ahead of your peers while saving time studying with educational resources focused on your areas of interest by finding new activities, upcoming events, webinars and more.

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Self-Assessment Tools & Board Prep

Prepare to pass your Board exams successfully by accessing practice questions to help test your knowledge, using interactive features and build-a-question options to personalize your learning experience.

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JAAOS Collection

Keep current on the latest musculoskeletal research, clinical trials, case reports, and reviews by practice specialty from the trusted leaders in musculoskeletal health with access to 24 issues per year, the JAAOS Unplugged Podcast, JAAOS Webinars, and new JAAOS CME.

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Surgical Procedures

Build skills that help you quickly make calls in urgent patient cases with access to play-by-play, self-directed online programs which provide nearly 500 real-world applications from actual patient cases and complications.

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Career Center

Connect with potential employers, search for job opportunities through an online portal by Health eCareers, practice interviewing, and attend virtual and live career fairs to land your dream job post-fellowship.

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AAOS Annual Meeting

Network with other physicians and musculoskeletal health professionals worldwide, view posters and paper presentations, find career opportunities, and hear from the top faculty in the field at AAOS Annual Meeting's specialty symposiums and lectures.

What Is Your Fellowship Membership Worth?

Fellowship membership offers incredible value. Membership provides you with a range of exclusive products, programs, services, and discounts to help you gain practice expertise and advance your career. 

To enroll or transition to Fellowship status, please contact our membership specialist at

For general questions, please contact our Customer and Member Service Team or call us at 800-626-6726 today.