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Thanks for your interest in joining the American Association for Anatomy (AAA)! Please select from the membership options below to begin your application. The approval process for new members may take up to two weeks, but in the meantime you can still submit an abstract, apply for an award, or register for our Annual Meeting as a member. If you have questions or need assistance, contact Liz Phares at [email protected] or 301-634-7951.

Membership dues are billed per calendar year. Renewal payments are due annually by December 31.

Prorated and reduced dues are available as follows:

  • Members who join in the first quarter pay full dues.
  • Members who join in the second or third quarter pay a prorated rate.
  • Members who join in the fourth quarter are billed at the full rate, with dues applied through December 31 of the following year.
  • A reduced membership dues rate is available for members living in the countries classified as Low Income based on World Bank ranking of economies. To get the discounted rate contact Liz.
  • Institutional and Departmental Memberships are also availble.  Current participating institutions include:
    George Washington University
    Indiana University - Bloomington
    McMaster University
    Michigan State University
    Midwestern University
    New York Institute of Technology
    Oregon Health & Science University
    Rush University
    Sam Houston State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Univeristy of Missouri
    University of Iowa

Staff, faculty, clinicians, technicians, and other professionals interested in the anatomical sciences and anatomy related field..

Professional Application

The Society for Craniofacial Genetics and Developmental Biology (SCGDB) is now an affiliate of AAA. Join today to enjoy the benefits of both organizations.

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A discounted membership is available for members of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS). Electronic-only HAPS affiliate membership is open to all current HAPS members, and includes access to the website, educational resources and electronic communications. HAPS affiliate membership benefits do not include access to The Anatomical Record or Developmental Dynamics publications, awards eligibility, election ballots or committee appointment but does include electronic access to Anatomical Sciences Education, our education-focused journal.

HAPS Affiliate Application

Postdocs who join under this category enjoy the benefits of both AAA and the National Postdoc Association (NPA) at a discounted rate. The NPA is a member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars.

Joint Postdoctoral Application

Available to postdoctoral fellows or medical residents who are actively engaged in research on anatomical or related topics in an educational institution or working under the guidance of an established researcher or educator.

Postdoctoral Application

Available to graduate, medical, and undergraduate students who are actively engaged in the study of anatomical or related sciences in an educational institution.

Graduate Student Application

Undergraduate Student Application