Active MembersActive Members shall be orthopaedic surgeons practicing in New York State and are:
i) Members in good standing of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, or
ii) Are certified or board eligible with respect to an orthopaedic surgical specialty by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons or by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Active members shall be required to pay dues and may hold office.
Associate MembersAssociate Members shall be doctors of medicine/osteopathic medicine who are licensed in New York; have satisfactorily completed an orthopaedic residency in an residency review committee approved orthopaedic training program; have engaged in the practice of orthopaedic surgery for less than two years in New York. Associate Members shall pay 1/2 the dues of active membership.
Candidate Members shall be doctors of medicine/osteopathic medicine who are engaged full-time in an residency review committee approved residency or fellowship program in orthopaedic surgery or have completed the same and are not yet eligible for Associate Membership. They may not vote or hold office. They shall pay $20.00 in dues. Candidate Membership will also be terminated for non-payment of dues or failure to complete the residency program.
Emeritus MembersEmeritus shall be active members who have retired from active practice and who have reached the age of 65. They may be considered for Emeritus Membership upon their own request. Honorary members shall receive notices of all meetings of the Society, shall be privileged to attend and take part in the discussions of the Society but shall not be entitled to vote or hold office, nor be subject to dues or assessments.