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About the ORS Membership Community
For over 60 years, the Orthopaedic Research Society has been the leading research society supporting engineers, orthopaedic surgeons, biologists, veterinarians, and clinicians in pursuit of a world without musculoskeletal limitations.

We encourage you to take advantage of the many opportunities the ORS provides: to hear the latest research advances and discoveries made by our colleagues, learn about the latest technology advances in the field, participate in career development programs, and network and have fun with fellow colleagues.  

What does ORS do for our members?

  • Offers high-quality conferences and journals for the dissemination of orthopaedic research
  • Serves as a worldwide forum to collaborate and network
  • Provides professional development opportunities to learn how to get funded, published, and promoted
  • Provides funding opportunities for research and career development
  • Provides opportunities for leadership and professional service
  • Partners with like-minded organizations to provide synergistic opportunities for advancing orthopaedic research
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*New ORS Active and Affiliate member applicants are subject to prorated dues quarterly. ORS Active and Affiliate members will renew at the appropriate member dues upon for the next membership year.


ORS Member Disclaimer
ORS membership applications are accepted year round by the ORS Membership Committee. ORS has the right to not accept a membership application or change to the appropriate membership type if they do not fit the outlined criteria. ORS membership types are defined by the ORS Board of Directors and the ORS Bylaws.

FOR EXAMPLE: If you joined October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018, you joined during the 2018 membership year. Anyone who joins October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019 will be for the 2019 membership year.

New Membership Application Status and Membership Year
Your application will be currently put into pending status. Following your membership application will be reviewed and approved to active status within 7-10 business days upon successful payment of your membership dues. A receipt of your payment will be sent to the email associated with your membership record. If you have not yet paid your membership dues to join, you will receive an invoice notification to your email address once your dues payment is processed.

Please reach out to the ORS office at [email protected] or (847) 823-5770 with questions. 

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