Membership Benefits

1.    Travel Funding Support for the Annual Meeting
2.    Educational Opportunities

a.    AANA/SOMOS Arthroscopy Courses
b.    Annual Meeting 
c.    Free Access to CORR - Official Journal of SOMOS
d.    Complimentary JSOA

i.    A free subscription to JSOA, a quarterly publication that serves as a forum exchange of information and the presentation on new techniques and procedures, as well as updates about the ongoing educational activities of interest to all practicing orthopaedists.

e.    OTA/SOMOS Traveling Fellowships

3.    Leadership Opportunities

a.    Mazurek Award
i.    The award covers travel and expenses to participate in the 1.5 day AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Development Program (CSDP), or similar program as designated by the SOMOS Board of Directors, as well as travel and expenses to attend the SOMOS annual meeting held the year of the program.

b.    Emerging Young Leader In Orthopaedics Award
i.    Award winners will receive a plaque from SOMOS as well as fee attendance to the Feagin Leadership Symposium.  The award covers airfare and hotel to participate in the Feagin Leadership Symposium

4.    Networking Opportunities

a.    Reception at AAOS Annual Meeting
b.    Reception at the AOSSM Annual Meeting

5.    Free Membership for Active  Members to AANA (Active Duty Members only)

6.    Collaboration – Research

a.    Research Grant Awards – up to $20,000/year in SOMOS sponsored research funding

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