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AANS Member Benefits


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ICD-10 Express Code App

Browse and search the ICD-10 codes for neurosurgery-related conditions and injuries. Use the dynamic interface to add additional characters and efficiently get the correct code.

Patient Education PDFs

Members can now download and print FREE patient education PDFs on a variety of neurosurgical conditions and diseases.

AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, April 13-17, 2019

Members receive a discount on registration fees and have the opportunity to register early for sessions and social events.

Annual Meeting Recordings

While attendees can view for free, members can purchase scientific, section and plenary sessions from the 2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting. NEW THIS YEAR: Some collections include CME.

The Rhoton Collection

A free interactive site based on the neuroanatomical teaching materials of Albert L. Rhoton Jr., MD, FAANS(L)—all in 2-D and 3-D formats.Images may be used for noncommercial and academic purposes, provided they are credited as The Rhoton Collection®.

AANS Operative Grand Rounds

View video covering cutting-edge operative procedures and techniques on a variety of neurosurgical procedures viewable on phones, tablets or desktop.

AANS YouTube Channel | NREF YouTube Channel

The AANS channel hosts free videos from JNS: Neurosurgical Focus, the Rhoton Collection® and the AANS and the Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS), plus historical films highlighting neurosurgery. The NREF YouTube channel features a collection of scientific presentations and resident education videos.

Online Subspecialty Courses

Receive free CME credit by participating in online courses and webinars, which are ideal forfulfilling subspecialty credits

Live Courses

AANS members receive discounted registration for the following courses:

Journal of Neurosurgery (JNS)

JNS has an impact factor of 4.059 and the highest number of citations (31,534) of any journal dedicated to the field of neurosurgery. JNS: Spine (impact factor 2.696) and JNS: Pediatrics (impact factor 2.17) complement JNS.

Neurosurgical Focus

Each peer-reviewed issue of this online publication features a different topic in the field of neurosurgery. Members can earn up to 36 CME credits annually.

Neurosurgical Focus Video Atlas

A supplement to Neurosurgical Focus, the Video Atlas provides intraoperative demonstrations of techniques by some of the world’s leading neurosurgeons.

AANS Neurosurgeon

Published online quarterly, each issue of AANS Neurosurgeon tackles socioeconomic topics, written by neurosurgeons for neurosurgeons.

Neurosurgery Makes Significant Progress Advancing Health Policy Agenda

Through advocacy, policy development and public relations, the AANS/CNS Washington Committee and Washington Office play a fundamental role in advancing key health care initiatives. Some of these initiatives include:


Neurosurgery’s nonpartisan political action committee supports candidates for federal office who want to advance organized neurosurgery’s advocacy goals. Please support this grassroots effort.

Online CME Tracking

The AANS records and tracks CME, provides customized reports and enables members to access and print a CME transcript or subspecialty transcript.

Resident & Medical Student Mentoring

Trainees receive career guidance when matched with established neurosurgeons through the AANS mentoring program.

AANS Marketplace

Offers include merchandise, publications and products, discounted for members.

Member Discount Programs

Financial Services

  • Professional Liability Insurance—The Doctors Company
  • Professional Debt Collection Service—I.C. System, Inc.

Managing Your Practice

  • X-Plain Patient Education System—Patient Education Institute
  • Job Search—AANS Online Career Center

Since its establishment in 2008, Neuropoint Alliance (NPA) has worked to collect, analyze and report on clinical data. Through NPA, practitioners have the opportunity to participate in a number of clinical research projects, which include the following:

  • Quality Outcomes Database (QOD), one of NPA’s major quality initiatives
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Registry, developed with the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Spine Quality Outcomes Database (SQOD), developed with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • Data Collection for the ABNS for Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Members considering data collection projects should contact NPA, which offers study design, data management and more.