American Association for Hand Surgery
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Active Membership  |  Apply

Active membership is available to surgeons who are board certified by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Board of Plastic Surgery, or their Canadian or Osteopathic equivalents.

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Affiliate membership is available to therapists, researchers, individuals of the medical profession, basic science or allied services whose interests and contributions are related to the advancement of hand surgery and hand therapy.

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Candidate Membership  |  Apply

Candidate membership is available to surgeons or other individuals of the medical profession, basic sciences or allied services who are either in training or within two (2) years of completion of training in an accredited program in the United States or Canada and whose interests and contributions are related to the advancement of hand surgery and hand therapy. Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand (formerly CAQ Hand) is not required. Candidate membership provides those in training with opportunities for immediate involvement in a national specialty organization, including participation at the Committee and Board of Directors levels, and interaction with established hand surgeons and therapists.

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International Membership  |  Apply

International membership is available to hand surgeons who reside and practice in countries other than the United States and Canada, who have achieved distinction in surgery in their own country, and who are members in good standing of their national surgical organization(s).

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Argentinian/Brazilian Streamlined International
If you are an AACM or SBCM member, please use this link to apply.