Categories and Annual Dues
Membership Categories and Annual Fees
Fees are based on a calendar year and vary for each membership category. Membership is non-transferable.
Diplomates and Members requesting changes in their Diplomate/Membership status for the ensuing year must submit to ABPS/AAPS a written and signed request for a change no later than December 31.
Regular Member ($450)
Regular members shall be licensed osteopathic or allopathic physicians who meet all requirements of membership. A regular member shall be entitled to all the privileges of membership in the Association except that of holding an office.
To download AAPS Membership application, click here.
Diplomate ($895) Primary – Certification Management Fee (CMF)
($595) Non-Primary CMF
Diplomate members are regular members of the Association in good standing, who achieve and maintain certification by a Board of Certification affiliated with the Association. Diplomate members in good standing shall be entitled to all the privileges of membership in the Association.
Military Diplomate ($350)
Military Diplomate members shall be Diplomate members on active duty in the armed forces of the United States. Military Diplomate members shall be entitled to all privileges of membership in the Association. To qualify for and retain Military Diplomate membership, each year Military Diplomate members must attest to their active duty military status and upon request furnish written confirmation of such status.
Retired Diplomate Member ($25)
Retired Diplomate members shall be completely retired diplomates who have no active practice hours in any month during the dues year and who at the time of their retirement were members in good standing. To qualify for and retain Retired Diplomate membership, each year Retired Diplomate members must attest that they are not engaged in the practice of medicine and have no expectation of actively practicing medicine during the current year. Retired Diplomate members in good standing shall be entitled to all the privileges of membership in the Association.
Retired Application – Download
Emeritus Diplomate ($495)
Emeritus Definition and Application – Download