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Membership Dues Rates

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Whether you're a resident or an established physician, the AOA offers annual membership rates based on where you are in your career.

We hope you take advantage of the programs, resources and tools we offer to help support your professional and personal goals. Learn more about options for membership and explore dues rates below.

Membership categories

No matter your career stage or practice type, the AOA has a membership option to meet your needs. The following list includes annual rates available for new AOA members.

Osteopathic physicians

  • One-year regular membership: $593
  • New physician in practice (year one): $171
  • New physician in practice (year two): $341
  • New physician in practice (year three): $513
  • One-year membership for military physicians (and those working in the Department of Veterans Affairs): $513

Interns, resident physicians & fellows

  • One-year membership: $69
    To verify if you are eligible for resident physician/postdoctoral training membership, contact the AOA Member Resource Center.

Osteopathic medical students

  • Osteopathic medical students receive complimentary membership in the AOA. If you are a student doctor and have not received your AOA ID, please fill out our online form to receive an AOA ID and activate your student membership.

Retired DOs

  • One-year membership: $104
    For DOs who have completely retired from practice and are not employed in any phase of professional activity.

Allied members

  • One-year membership: $463
    For licensed health care providers who are currently employed with an active member of the AOA, contribute to the practice of that member, are not eligible for any other category of membership and who support the goals and objectives of the AOA. Also for physicians holding an MD degree and license to practice in the U.S. who support the AOA mission and subscribe to its code of ethics.

Associate members

  • One-year membership: $104
    For non-DOs who have a professional relationship with an AOA DO member and/or with affiliates of the AOA as specified in the AOA’s bylaws. To learn more about associate membership, please contact the AOA Member Resource Center.
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