Membership Information

Categories of Membership

Regular Member - To become a Regular Member of the Society, the applicant must either (a) possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited academic institution, or (b) have the equivalent of an academic degree in scientific experience or in professional experience in the field of audition. Regular Membership dues are $150/year.

Life Member - A Regular Member in good standing who has attained the age of 65 years, and who has been a Member of the Society for not less than a total of 25 years, may become a Life Member by submitting a written request to the Executive Director. Life Membership dues are $75/year.

Trainee Member - Trainees, defined as any student (undergraduate, graduate, professional degree (e.g. MD)), surgical or medical resident, fellow, or post-doc who are enrolled full-time in a university program, may become Trainee Members. Trainee membership terminates at the end of the calendar year upon graduation from the university program, at which time the Trainee becomes eligible for Regular Member status. Trainee Membership dues are $50/year.

AAS membership offers the following benefits in these key areas:

Free access to online publications and information

  • Ear and Hearing - membership includes a complimentary online subscription
  • Member eNews communications

Multidisciplinary clinical, scientific, and technical annual meeting

  • Reduced registration fees for members
  • Multidisciplinary scientific program
  • Advance copy of program and abstracts
  • Exchange with leading researchers and clinicians

Job board

  • Members receive a 20% discount on AAS job board posting fees
  • Ability to create a resume profile on the job site