International Activities
Benefits of International Membership in the AANS

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) offers many unique benefits to international members:

And much more…

  • Complimentary access to Neurosurgical Focus, the exclusive online journal of the AANS. Only members can earn 1.5 category 1 CME credits per month (value:$50/CME credit)
  • Complimentary access to AANS Neurosurgeon  
  • Free CME tracking and online transcripts

Who Can be an AANS International Member?

The AANS offers International Membership, a special membership option for international members in developing countries, and International Resident/Fellow Membership.

International Member: International members are neurological surgeons who do not qualify as an Active Member by virtue of their country of residence or training and who have completed a formal neurosurgical training program as determined by, and suitable to, the Board of Directors. Individuals applying for International Membership must reside outside of the U.S. or Canada at the time of application.

Apply for International Membership:

1. Login to MyAANS (or register and then login if you are new to AANS)
2. Select “Member Application (OMA)” from the left navigation bar
3. Select “Create a New Application” at the top of the page and then “AANS International” from the menu

Dues:
Dues include free online
access to the Journal

Optional Print Subscription to JNS Publishing Group Publications

$200

$250 (compare to $610 for non-members)

International—Developing Country:

In an outreach effort to neurological surgeons in developing countries, the AANS is offering International Membership at a reduced dues rate. To be eligible for this reduced dues rate, neurosurgeons must reside in a developing country as defined by the World Bank's Income Data & Statistics.

Other eligibility requirements apply: This International Membership is for neurological surgeons who do not qualify as an Active Member by virtue of their country of residence or training and who have completed a formal neurosurgical training program as determined by, and suitable to, the AANS board of directors. See below for a list of countries eligible for the reduced dues rate.

List of Developing Countries

  1. Login to MyAANS (or register and then login if you are new to AANS)
  2. Select “Member Application (OMA)” from the left navigation bar
  3. Select “Create a New Application” at the top of the page and then “AANS International” from the menu

Dues:

Subscription to JNS Publishing Group Publications

$80

Not available for this category of membership; for journal subscriptions apply for International Membership at the $165 dues level

International Resident/Fellow:

International Resident/Fellow Members are residents or fellows who are enrolled in a verifiable non-North American neurosurgical training program or who are in the five years following completion of residency. Once certification is obtained, the International Resident/Fellow Member may request transfer to International Member status with the submission of a copy of their certification certificate.

Apply for International Resident/Fellow Membership
  1. Login to MyAANS (or register and then login if you are new to AANS)
  2. Select “Member Application (OMA)” from the left navigation bar
  3. Select “Create a New Application” at the top of the page and then “AANS International Candidate” from the menu

Dues:

Online Subscription to JNS Publishing Group Publications

$0
(free)

$0
(free)

If you have questions about AANS membership, please email us at info@aans.org or contact our executive office at 847.378.0500 and ask for the Membership Services department.

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