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Benefits of Physician Membership Include:


  • ACCME Accredited Meetings
  • Preparation for Certification and Recertification Exams
  • Opportunities to Increase Skill Level (see Grants & Fellowships)
  • TTraveling Fellowships & Professor in Residence Program
  • Skill Course and Didactic Updates (in conjunction with NMA and other Medical Societies)

Practice Assistance

  • Assistance in Practice Location
  • Business of Medicine
  • Practice Opportunities

Research Opportunities

  • Financial & Administrative Support for Scientific Investigation (see Grants)
  • Clinical Trials (Investigator Training, Funding Assistance, etc.)

Active Involvement in Organization Infrastructure

  • Opportunities to become involved with and participate in AAOS Committee

Assistance in the Development & Monitoring of Local Public Health Programs

Mentoring Opportunities


Criteria for Physician Membership

Physicians certified (or board eligible) by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery or Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of Orthopaedics of Canada. 

Applications now being accepted

J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 500
Rosemont, IL 60018


Benefits of Resident/Fellow Membership Include:

  • Introduction to the standards of orthopaedic surgical practices and the ethical principles of practice with a focus on the deliverance of culturally competent care
  • Invitation to participate in all JRGOS activities
  • Opportunity to receive the JRGOS Newsletter, announcements and general Society publications
  • Access to the Society's programs:
    • Reduced or sponsored registration fees for the Annual Luncheon and Biennial Meeting
    • Enrollment in JRGOS' Mock Oral Exam Program
    • Scholarship Opportunities (ie. AAOS Part 1 Review Course)
  • Clinical and Research Fellowship resources and job opportunities
  • Access to the newly developed Resident/Fellow email group
  • Opportunity to be nominated and serve as a voting member of the JRGOS Board of Directors' Resident/Fellow Board Member
  • Opportunity to work with other JRGOS Members toward the continued diversification of orthopaedic residency training programs and the orthopaedic workforce at large

Criteria for Resident/Fellow Membership

Physicians enrolled in orthopaedic residency or orthopaedic fellowship training programs.

Applications now being accepted

Benefits of Student Membership Include:

  • Mentoring
  • Mock Orals
  • Specialty Day Workshops at AAOS Annual Meeting
  • First access to notification of Scholarships & Grants

Criteria for Medical Student Membership

Those individuals enrolled in an allopathic or osteopathic medical school with an interest in orthopaedics.


Applications now being accepted