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 Benefits Overview

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 Member Type Annual Dues Requirements Benefits
Active Member $750 Application approved by Membership Committee and Council Full membership benefits
Lifetime Member - dues paying $420 Active Members of ASSH for 30 or more years Full membership benefits
Lifetime Member - non-dues paying No Annual Dues Active Members of ASSH for 30 or more years may choose the non-dues paying category Limited membership benefits. Receive mailings only and are not included in Find-a-Hand Surgeon on the ASSH website.
Senior Member - dues paying $420 Beginning in 2013, Active Members who are completely retired from practice Full membership benefits
Senior Member - non-dues paying No Annual Dues Beginning in 2013, Active Members over age 65 who request non-dues paying category Limited membership benefits. Receive mailings only and are not included in Find-a-Hand Surgeon on the ASSH website.
Candidate Member - within 5 years post fellowship $420 Sugeons who completed a hand fellowship program and are in the first 5 years of practice Full Candidate Membership benefits
Candidate Fellow No Annual Dues In ACGME accredited fellowship program (after the fellowship is completed, status changes over to dues paying Candidate Member) Full Candidate Membership benefits
Candidate Resident - within 3 years of completing residency No Annual Dues Within 3 years of completing an ACGME accredited residency in orthopaedic, plastic or general surgery or an AOA (American Osteopathic Association) accredited osteopathic orthopaedic surgery residency Full Candidate Membership benefits
International Member - dues paying $350 Application approved by Membership Committee and Council Full International Membership benefits
International Member - non-dues paying No Annual Dues International Members over the age of 65 may choose the non-dues paying category Limited membership benefits. Receive mailings only and are not included in Find-a-Hand Surgeon on the ASSH website.
Affiliate Member - with Journal $300 Fully licensed as an allied healthcare professional (i.e. hand therapist, occupational therapist, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse) Full Affiliate Membership benefits
Affiliate Member -no Journal $125 Fully licensed as an allied healthcare professional (i.e. hand therapist, occupational therapist, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse) Full Affiliate Membership benefits, with no Journal of Hand Surgery
Supporting Member $300 Meet criteria outlined in ASSH bylaws, all applications approved by Membership Committee and Council Full Supporting Membership benefits
Senior Supporting Member - dues paying $175 Supporting Members over the age of 65 Full Supporting Membership benefits
Senior Supporting Member - non-dues paying No Annual Dues Supporting Members over the age of 65 may choose the non-dues paying category Limited membership benefits
Honorary Member No Annual Dues Any individual the ASSH deems worthy of special honor-applicant must be approved by Membership Committee and Council

Limited membership benefits