American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

AOA Membership Dues Rates

​Below is a listing of the annual rates available for new AOA members. Please read your membership application for full details. Note that all AOA memberships begin on June 1 and end the following May 31. The deadline for late payment of dues is Sept. 1.

Physicians 

​Annual Regular Membership
Note: This rate only applies for new member DOs in practice four or more years.

 
$683

Young Physician Membership​
For osteopathic physicians in the first three years of practice. See rates below.​

First year in practice​

$171

Second year in practice​

$341​

Third year in practice​

$513

​Military Physicians
For regular members active in the U.S. military and those who work full-time for the U.S. Public Health Service or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. 

 

$513 

 

Interns and Residents

Resident/Postdoctoral Training Membership
For full-time DO interns and residents 

​$69

Note: Contact the AOA Department of Membership to determine eligibility.

 

Retired Physicians

Retired Membership
For DOs who are fully retired

$104

Note: You must be completely retired from practice and not employed in any phase of professional activity.​

 

Students 

Student Membership
For osteopathic medical students 

Complimentary

​Note: You must currently attend an AOA-approved college of osteopathic medicine.

 

Associates 

Associate Membership

​$104

Note: Contact the AOA for additional information.

 

 

 Reduced Rates

 

​Special reduced rates may be available if you are facing medical hardship (learn more) or financial hardship (learn more) or if you are currently enrolled full-time in a postdoctoral education program.