Allied Membership

Allied Members are certified surgical technologists and neurosurgical administrative staff.

Join the AANS Today!

Place yourself at the forefront of neurosurgery

Advance excellence in neurosurgical technology and administration

Get indispensable resources tailored to support your career ambitions

Member Benefits

  • Stay on the cutting edge with a discounted subscription to the official journals of the AANS from the Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group (JNSPG):
  • Save on your AANS Annual Scientific Meeting registration and NeuroU online courses
  • Become an expert in your field with eligibility to join subspecialty sections
  • Search for other members in the member directory
  • Find qualified candidates or the next step in your career in the AANS Online Career Center
  • Save on products and services from Thieme and the Patient Education Institute

Membership Requirements

  • 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
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume

Member Obligations

  • Pay annual dues: $110

Apply for Membership

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
  • Administrative Staff
    • Neurosurgical business practice address
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume

If you have questions, please contact Member Services at, 847.378.0500 or toll-free at 888.566.AANS (2267).