Associate Member


  • Must have completed a fellowship in Shoulder Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Hand Surgery, Trauma and/or Sports Medicine.
  • Must be a fellow of the AAOS or Active Membership in Canadian Orthopaedic Society and/orBoard (AAOS/RCPS/AOA)
  • Must have a current practice whose major focus is shoulder and/or elbow surgery asdescribed in your personal statement.
  • Must be 4-years since fellowship (i.e., finish fellowship July 2012; apply for ASESmembership in 2016).
    • Those applying directly to Associate must have be at least 15 years outof fellowship.


Applicants must be sponsored by two (2) current Active Members of ASES

Application Requirements

  • ASES Application
  • Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Shoulder & Elbow CV (no points required)
  • Photo
  • Two current Active Member ASES Sponsors

Application Process

Applicants may apply for Associate Membership any time during their 5-year term as a Candidate member (must also be 4 years out of fellowship). Non-members can also apply directly to Associate Status.

Term Limits


Membership Expectations

  • Associate members should attend 50% (or more) of eligible ASES Annual Meetingsand Specialty Day Meetings over each three (3) year period to maintain Associate membership.
  • Associate members must be a reviewer for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
    • If not a reviewer, please contact the editor-in-chief of the journal Dr. Mallon at
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