Corresponding Member

Applications who would otherwise be considered for Active or Associate Membership, but who reside outside the United States or Canada, are eligible for Corresponding Membership.

  • Corresponding Members should be a member of the major specialty society established in the Corresponding Member’s home country (if one exists)
  • ASES-sponsored Traveling Fellows from outside the US or Canada will automatically become Corresponding Members upon completion of their traveling fellowship


  • Applicant should have completed advanced training in shoulder and/or elbow surgery
  • Substantial portion of Clinical Practice involves Shoulder and Elbow.
  • Previous attendance at ASES Open Meeting/Specialty Day.
    • A candidate for Corresponding Member that has not attended any ASES Open Symposia/Specialty Day Meetings prior to applying for the membership status may obtain a provisional status of Corresponding Member for a period of three (3) years, under the condition that they register and actively participates in at least one (1) society’s annual meeting during the 3-year period.


Applicants must be sponsored by two current ASES members. Sponsors must be current Active or Corresponding ASES Members.

Application Requirements

  • ASES Application
  • Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Shoulder and Elbow CV (no points required)
  • Photo
  • Two current ASES sponsors (either Active Members or Corresponding Members)

Application Process

Please contact the ASES office for details regarding the Corresponding Membership application.

Term Limits


Membership Expectations

  • Corresponding Members should attend at least one (1) ASES-sponsored meeting every three (3) years
  • Corresponding Members should volunteer to review for JSES.
    • If not a reviewer, please contact the editor-in-chief of the journal Dr. Mallon at
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