Lifetime Membership

Honoring Dedication: AANS Lifetime Membership Celebrates Decades of Impact in Neurosurgery

A lifetime membership with the AANS is a mark of profound dedication to neurosurgery, reserved for those who have contributed two decades of active engagement and support to our community.

As these members transition into retirement from operative practice, they leave a legacy of significant impact and mentorship. By granting lifetime membership, we celebrate their enduring contributions and the inspirational role they continue to play in advancing neurosurgery and guiding future generations.”

Membership Requirements

  • Permanently retired from operative neurosurgery
  • AANS member in good standing for at least 20 years

Member Obligations

  • Annual Dues:
    • $0 with online-only access to the JNS
    • Optional: $250 with print subscription to the JNS

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