NPOS Membership Types and Annual Dues:

Dues are based on anniversary year (date of application) and last for one year.  All members are encouraged and invited to present a paper/presentation at the NPOS annual meeting. All membership applications are assessed a one-time application fee per NPOS Bylaws.

Active (Individual Physician) - $200

Physician in good standing with governing licensing board and in active practice as an orthopaedic surgeon. Active members may hold elective office and vote.

Qualifications for Active Membership:

  • Certification or board eligible by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery or has qualified for Fellowship in The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada or be certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
  • High ethical standing in the orthopaedic community.

Corporate (Practice/Organization) - $500

Practices/organizations with two (2) or more orthopaedic surgeons qualify for this membership type.  All physicians must adhere to the requirements as described in Active membership above.  Membership benefits and pricing are extended to all orthoepaedic surgeons and non-surgical associates at the organization/location though only one vote is allowed per corporate member.  Each corporate member shall designate a Primary Member Representative, with an unlimited number of additional representatives (physician or non-surgical associate) per organization/location.

Allied Health (Individual) - $100*

Surgical and non-surgical associates such as PAs, RNs, physical/occupational therapists, and other professionals who directly support member orthopaedic surgeons.  Allied Health membership applications must include an active member as a sponsor. Allied Health members shall not have voting rights except when voting for their board of directors representative, but shall be entitled to all other membership benefits.

*Discounted membership are available for multiple Allied Health memberships from the same company/practice: First member=$100, Second member=$75, Third or more=$50 per member


Click one of the links below to apply ONLINE: Or download/complete PRINTABLE application (fax completed forms to 503.253.9172)