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Allied Members

Allied members are certified surgical technologists and neurosurgical administrative staff.

  • Surgical Technologists: Certification by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist with advanced certification in neurological surgery
  • Staff: Current administrative contributor to the practice of neurosurgery
  • CV or resume
  • Sponsoring letters from AANS members (Note: The AANS can help identify sponsor members.)
  • Pay annual dues: $90
  • Earn up to 36 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits™ each year
  • Online educational sessions offering CME
  • Subspecialty CME tracking and online transcripts through
  • Optional, discounted subscriptions ($95) to official journals of the AANS from the Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group(JNSPG):
    • Journal of Neurosurgery (JNS)
    • Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine (JNS Spine)
    • Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics (JNS Pediatrics)
  • Reduced registration for the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Reduced registration rates for AANS coding and education courses and resources
  • Free job search and discounted job postings in the AANS Online Career Center
  • Members-only searchable directory
  • Subspecialty section membership eligibility
  • Discounts on AANS publications and merchandise
  • Access to AANS Member Discount Programs

Before beginning your member application, please have the following information ready:

  • Surgical Technician
    • Educational institution name and attendance dates
    • Medical license number, state and effective dates
    • Hospital privilege information
    • Two AANS members to serve as sponsors
  • Administrative Staff
    • Neurosurgical business practice address
    • One AANS member to serve as sponsor

If you have questions, please contact Shahida Razvi at, 847.378.0539 or toll-free at 888.566.2267, extension 539.

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