Membership of POSNA is available by online application. A POSNA ID is required. If you have attended an Annual Meeting, please contact the office for your ID number. If you have not attended a meeting, create a new record here.

Membership Categories & Forms

Click below to determine which membership category fits your qualifications:
Active Membership
Corresponding Membership
Associate Membership
Candidate Active Membership
Candidate Associate Membership
Candidate Corresponding Membership
Adjunct Membership

Details of each membership category can be found in the POSNA Bylaws.

Application Fee

There is a $50 application fee, payable online using Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

If you cannot pay the application fee by credit card online, a check in US$ can be mailed to the POSNA Office at 9400 West Higgins Road, Suite 500, Rosemont, IL 60018. Once the payment is processed you will be able to log in and submit your application documents.

Application Process

Completed applications must be received by December 1. Applications are reviewed by the Membership Committee in January. A list of approved applicants are forwarded to the Board of Directors for their approval during the board meeting held at the AAOS meeting. New Members will be inducted into the Society during the annual business meeting. New member packets will be distributed after the annual meeting.

Apply for Membership


Photos should be a digital file head shot, high resolution preferred (300 dpi minimum resolution), and at least 4x6” in size. This photo will be used for the Membership Directory.

Sponsor Forms

Your sponsors should download the sponsor form and then submit directly online using the link below. A letter of recommendation may be included if they wish to strengthen the application. Upload Sponsor Form
Sponsors Only

Membership Dues

(As of January 2019)

Active Membership: $450
Corresponding Membership: $175
Associate Membership: $300
Candidate Active Membership: $250
Candidate Associate Membership: $250
Candidate Corresponding Membership: $175
Adjunct Membership: $250

If you have questions or need assistance with the online system, please contact the POSNA office.