The Application Process
In order to become a member of the professional association for orthopaedic surgeons that represent some 40% of the entire UK surgical workforce and those abroad who have had orthopaedic training in the UK, we ask that all prospective members abide by our founding objectives and make themselves aware of the current rules by which the Association is governed.
The British Orthopaedic Association's objectives are the advancement for the public benefit of the Science, Art and Practice of Orthopaedic Surgery with the aim of bringing relief to patient of all ages suffering from the effects of injury or disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
Fellow, Overseas Fellow and Member Applicants
We ask that all applicants for Fellow, Overseas Fellow and Member provide two referees who are current Fellows of the British Orthopaedic Association. Once references and completed applications have been received by us, your application will go before an Executive Committee and if successful, the BOA Council for approval.
Those who are applying for Associate membership are requested to provide a copy of a Letter of Appointment to a Training Programme. This will be asked for in an acknowledgement email which will be sent from by the Membership Administrator once the application process has begun, so keep your eye out for it. All applications for Associate membership also go before Council.
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