Active membership is open to licensed practicing neurosurgeons in North America (US, Canada, and Mexico).
Associate membership is open to physicians and/or scientists who are not neurological surgeons but have shown distinction in a neurosurgically related discipline.
Emeritus Membership is open to any retired person 65 years of age or older who applies to the Secretary in writing and has been an Active Member in good standing for 20 years or more.
International membership is open to licensed practicing neurosurgeons who live and practice outside North America.
Medical Student Membership
Medical Student membership is open to medical students who are enrolled in an accredited medical school in the US or Canada.
Inactive membership may be requested due to illness, retirement, or other rare circumstances.
Affiliate membership is open to allied healthcare professionals involved in neurosurgically related patient care, teaching, research or administration.
Resident membership is open to residents in programs approved by ACGME, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery; or, in a fellowship immediately following the completion of residency.
International Resident Membership
International Vista Resident membership is open to residents and fellows enrolled in a neurosurgical training program outside North America and US territories.