Medical doctors qualified as orthopaedists, musculoskeletal surgeons,
rheumatologists, or the equivalent, from all countries, who are in good medical
standing in their country of residence as determined by a membership committee
of the society. Active members receive a subscription to
Journal of ISAKOS: Joint Disorders & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Active members are entitled to vote at all meetings of the membership, hold office,
receive all societal mailings, including the ISAKOS Newsletter, and discounted registration
rates at the ISAKOS Congress. Applicants must have attended at least one
to qualify for Active Membership.
can only be awarded pending review at a meeting of the Membership Committee.
The Membership Committee meets at all annual AAOS Meetings and at ISAKOS Congresses.
Active Membership reviews will take place at these meetings and must be received at the ISAKOS Office
one month prior to the meeting. To be considered for Active Membership, applicants must:
- Have completed all required sections of the online application
- Be current on dues owed
- Have at least one Sponsorship Request approved by an Active, Emeritus, or Honorary ISAKOS Member
- Have attended at least one ISAKOS Congress
Unless otherwise indicated, Associate Members meeting the requirements for Active membership
will automatically be forwarded for Active consideration at the next
Membership Committee meeting.