AOA Member Benefits


The AOA is pleased to announce two new benefits for AOA Members:

1. A subscription to the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery and its other online publications

This essential peer-reviewed scientific orthopaedic journal for orthopaedic surgeons worldwide is now a part of your AOA Active, Affiliate, Associatiate, Senior, and/or Corresponding Membership. Your subscription entails:
  • 24 print issues of JBJS
  • Portable access to JBJS, JBJS Reviews, JBJS Essential Surgical Technique, and JBJS Case Connector
  • Individual mobile app access to the JBJS package of publication
  • Enhanced CME opportunities through JBJS's expanded CME delivery platform
  • Automatic enrollment in the JBJS Affinity Program, which provides AOA Subscribers with a 15% discount for JBJS educational offerings
    • Please note: JBJS will refund AOA Members if they have already subscribed for 2017

2. A special Fellow of The American Orthopaedic Association (FAOA) designation for use after your credentials.

Fewer than 10% of practicing orthopaedic surgeons have achieved AOA Membership. In acknowledgement of this accomplishment, the FAOA designation will demonstrate your commitment to leadership in the various arenas of orthopaedic practice. Find out more. 

Other AOA Membership benefits include: 

  • Networking opportunities with leaders in the orthopaedic field 
  • Opportunities to contribute to AOA thought leadership 
  • Discounted registration to the Annual Meeting
  • Discounted registration to AOA Leadership Education Events
  • Discounted registration to AOA webinars