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Applications for Admission to Active Membership of TCOS

Application for admission to Active Membership must be supported by objective as well as professional and personal information including:

  1. Certificate of Medical Registration in their locality of practice
  2. Proof of successful completion of Post-Graduate Orthopaedic Surgery Training
  3. The support of two Referees who are Active Members
  4. Any other requirement as may be determined by the Board of Directors

Applications for Admission to Associate Membership of TCOS

Application for admission to Associate Membership must be supported by a letter of referral from the Director of the Residents Training Programme or in the case of other medical practitioners referral from an Active or Emeritus Member.

Qualification of Members

There are five classes of members

Associate Membership is open to Residents enrolled in recognized Orthopaedic Training Programmes in the Caribbean and to other medical practitioners who are not orthopaedic surgeons but whose practice involve a special interest in orthopaedics. Associate Members who qualify for orthopaedic surgeons have automatically become full members of the Association from the date of their license to practice orthopaedic surgery. It is incumbent on such members to inform the Honorary Secretary of the Association, in writing, of their registration as an orthopaedic surgeon as soon as possible.

Membership Benefits

  • Access to our Membership Forum for case discussions.
  • Membership Directory to allow potential patients to make contact through our Find A Doctor feature.
  • Links to Webinars posted by International Associations.
  • For active members, the tremendous satisfaction which accrues from nurturing the minds of residents and young surgeons.

Specific Benefits for Associate Members

  • Presentation of a Certificate of acceptance at our annual dinner.
  • Prize for the best resident research paper.
  • Assistance to attend an International Conference each year.

Membership Dues

  • Active members pay an annual subscription of US$200.00.

So join your peers. Become a member of The Caribbean Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. We value your membership.

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