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Lifetime Membership

Lifetime members must have been AANS members for at least 20 years and have permanently and fully retired from operative neurosurgery.

  • Permanently retired from operative neurosurgery
  • AANS member in good standing for at least 20 years
  • Earn up to 36 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits™ each year through Neurosurgical Focus
  • Online educational sessions offering CME
  • Subspecialty CME tracking and online transcripts through
  • Free online subscriptions to official journals of the AANS from the Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group:
    • 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 educational courses and resources
  • Members-only searchable directory
  • Discounts on AANS publications and merchandise
  • Eligible to serve on AANS committees
  • Access to AANS Member Discount Programs
  • Annual Dues:
    • $0 with online-only access to the JNS
    • Optional: $250 with print subscription to the JNS

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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