Membership Benefits

The J. Robert Gladden Society welcomes applicants of all genders and ethnicities. There's a membership that's right for you. Explore the options below.

Physician Membership

Benefits of Physician Membership Include:


  • ACCME Accredited Meetings
  • Preparation for Certification and Recertification Exams
  • Opportunities to Increase Skill Level (see Research Grants)
  • Traveling 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 Research 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.