Frequently Asked Questions

JBJS Subscriptions Through the AOA 

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2018 Subscriptions

Emeritus, Senior, and Corresponding Members: It's time to renew your JBJS subscription package for 2018 if you didn't lock in your rate for two years when you subscribed last year.
Note: AOA Members and Emerging Leaders will continue to receive their JBJS subscription packages when they pay their 2018 dues. 
2018 JBJS subscription form
(Adobe PDF File)

What is included with my subscription to JBJS?

  • 24 print issues of JBJS each year (published twice a month)
  • A comprehensive online PDF JBJS archive dating back to 1889
  • Access on smartphones, tablets, and laptops to: 
  • Enhanced CME opportunities through JBJS’s expanded CME delivery platform
  • A 20% discount on JBJS educational offerings

How do I access my subscription to JBJS online?

To access your subscription, you must be logged into the AOA website. Select JBJS on the top level menu then navigate to access your JBJS subscription .  

Back Issues

Upon request, AOA Subscribers will receive back print issues only for the quarter during which they subscribe.  Within 5 business days of subscribing through the AOA, you will be sent an email verifying if you would like back issues.  You must respond to the email within 5 business days to order any print back issues for the quarter. All past issues are accessible electronically by logging in to the AOA website and navigating to access your JBJS journal

Non-Dues Paying Emerging Leaders

PGY5 residents who participate in the AOA's Emerging Leaders Program do not pay dues. Therefore, residents who are Emerging Leaders will not receive a JBJS subscription package as part of their Emerging Leaders benefits.

Residency Program Subscription

The AOA offers JBJS subscription packages to US and Canadian residents through CORD Member institutions.  

Version of Record

The JBJS version of record is the electronic version which is found online. This opens up the possibility of some articles only being published online.

How do I access my subscription on JBJS website?

Log in through the AOA website to get access.

Individuals outside the US and Canada


The AOA is unable to provide individuals outside the US and Canada with subscription packages.