Member Benefits


Your membership in the AOFAS demonstrates your commitment to professional growth and high-quality patient care. Join a dynamic community of more than 2,500 foot and ankle orthopaedic specialists and receive exclusive benefits to enhance your clinical skills and career development.
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Why Join AOFAS?

Stay Ahead of the Curve

AOFAS members receive a print subscription to the #1 foot and ankle journal, Foot & Ankle International®, as well as online access to journal articles, podcasts, surgical technique videos, and more.

Sharpen Your Skills
AOFAS members receive complimentary access to monthly webinars and the online AOFAS OnDemand Education Center (ONE), featuring archived meeting and course recordings, webinars, and clinical content.

Connect with Your Colleagues
AOFAS members have opportunities to meet peers and leaders in the field through AOFAS Annual Meeting, AOFAS Winter Meeting, and other in-person events. Through the AOFAS Connect online community, members can reach out to colleagues to get advice on tough cases and practice management challenges. Most membership types may also serve on AOFAS committees.

Build Your Reputation
AOFAS members receive reduced publication fees for articles accepted to Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics®, the Society’s open access journal, and may be eligible to apply for AOFAS Research Grant funding.

Grow Your Practice
Active, Candidate, and International Members receive listings on the public "Find a Surgeon" search to help drive patients to your practice. All members receive discounted rates to post job openings on the online Career Center.

Support Your Specialty
AOFAS members have access to health policy and public education programs that serve and promote foot and ankle orthopaedic specialists, and receive the InStride newsletter and AOFAS Weekly e-newsletter to stay informed on issues affecting the specialty and Society.