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Become a Part of the Movement

Become a part of the spine movement! Learn, grow and network with the leading spine professionals from more than 65 countries. As a member of SRS you receive reduced registration fees for SRS meetings, recognition of membership on the SRS online Physician Locator, eligibility to apply for scholarships and traveling fellowships, full access to SRS archives and SRS E-Text, connection with a mentor, leadership opportunities and much more! Powerful things happen when spine professionals unite. Join SRS to discover the value of collective knowledge.

SRS Membership

Application Deadline

June 30 and December 1 of Each Year

Questions about membership? Need assistance with applying?
Please contact the Membership & Development Manager, at +1 414-289-9107 Or

Apply Online

Benefits of SRS Membership

Reduced Registration Fees

Members receive a reduced registration rate for Annual Meetings and International Meetings on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). Both of these meetings feature valuable information and are a perfect opportunity to develop new contacts with spine professionals across the world.

Membership Recognition 

Recognition of membership on the SRS online Physician Locator.

Awards Eligibility

You will get eligibility to apply for grants, scholarships and traveling fellowships.

Official Journal of SRS

We will provide a complimentary subscription to Spine Deformity, the official Journal of SRS.

Leadership Opportunities 

All members are eligible to become committee members and have a voice in over 20 SRS committees including Education, Advocacy, and Website.

Get Access To Our Resources 

  • Full Access To The SRS Education Resource Center         
  • Video Archives Of Past Annual Meeting & IMAST Podium Presentations          
  • Historical Documents
  • SRS Newsletter Archives
  • Global Outreach Lecture Depository
  • And More!

Membership Types and Requirements

Candidate Fellowship

men with certificateCandidate Fellowship is open to orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and to non-physician members of allied specialties (such as research scientists) that have made a significant contribution to Scoliosis or related deformities. Candidate Fellows stay in this category for three-to-five years, during which time they must meet their fellowship requirements and demonstrate their interest in spinal deformity as per the goals of the Scoliosis Research Society. Surgeons that are currently in fellowship training programs are encouraged to apply. Requirements to apply for Candidate Fellowship (must have been completed in the past 5 years):

Candidate Application requirements:

  • Application Document
  • CV
  • One Letter of Recommendation from SRS Active or Emeritus members
  • Application fee of $100


Candidate requirements during 3-5-year term:

  • Submit yearly on-line Morbidity & Mortality reports (surgeons).
  • Submit at least one abstract to an SRS Annual Meeting or International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) or serve on one committee during the 3-5 year Candidacy term. Abstracts submitted prior to acceptance date will not count.
  • Attend at least two SRS meetings (one must be a SRS Annual Meeting) during the Candidacy period. Meetings attended prior to acceptance date will not count.
  • Submit a three month case list at the time of application to active membership (case lists from application for American Board Certification may be used in lieu).
  • Pay annual membership dues on each calendar year of World Bank Economy rate.
  • Review and submit your Annual Status Report available anytime online.
  • At least 20% of your clinical practice should be devoted to spinal deformity at time of Active Fellowship application submission.
  • Must be Board eligible at the time of Active application, international equivalency for out of US member.

Inability to complete these requirements during this maximum 5-year period may lead to Fellowship termination or deferral.

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Questions about membership? Need assistance with applying?
Please contact the Membership & Development Manager, at +1 414-289-9107 or

Apply Online