Join SNS

Please review the membership requirements below and consider joining the Southern Neurosurgical Society. Active members receive a discounted rate on Annual Meeting registration, access to the Member Directory, and the opportunity to be elected to leadership positions. Help shape the future of our activities!

Prospective members must submit a CV with their application and have a current SNS member serve as a Sponsor, submitting a letter of recommendation on their behalf. For questions, please contact the current membership chair at [email protected].

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SNS Membership Categories

The selection of candidates for membership in the Society shall be limited to those practicing in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Active: Board Certified neurosurgeons, good professional standing, licensed to practice $150/yr
Associate: Non-neurological surgeons who have shown distinction in research, clinical innovation or teaching in the field of neurology, neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, neuroendocrinology, neuro-opthalmology, neuropathology, neurophysiology, psychiatry, psychology, radiology or some other related, must be board certified in area of practice (if board certification exists) $150/yr
International: Neurological surgeons who have trained, or are in training, in countries other than the United States, who currently are affiliated with universities or neurosurgical practices within the Southern Zone of the United States $150/yr
Candidate: Physicians who are legally licensed to practice medicine in a State, District or Commonwealth in the Southern Zone of the United States and who are residents in a Neurosurgical training program approved by the Accreditation council for Graduate Medical Education or who have completed such a program within five years prior to application for Candidate Membership.
Candidate members should be required to pay dues following the completion of their neurosurgical training
Resident Candidate members: none
Post residency candidate members: $150/yr
Allied: Non-neurosurgeons who have benefited the practice of neurosurgery, including allied health care professionals as well as administrators $150/yr
Lifetime (Inactive): 1) have been members for at least 30 years; or 2) have permanently and fully retired from the practice of operative neurosurgery; or 3) have reached the age of 65; or 4) by virtue of moving to a location outside the area encompassed by the Southern Neurosurgical Society or by virtue of illness, deficiency in continuing medical education or other reason acceptable to the Executive Council can no longer maintain Active Membership none