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Requirements for Fellowship in the

American Academy of Orofacial Pain

To be considered for Fellowship in the American Academy of Orofacial Pain;
Applicants must first be an Active Member of AAOP.

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Current members should login and select the following link: 
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Current AAOP members interested in progressing to Fellow of the Academy should refer to item C.

 

Fellow of the Academy.  Fellows of the Academy shall possess the following qualifications.  They Shall:

 

(a)        Be a Life member prior to 2005, or

(b)        Be an Active member prior to 2005, or

(c)        Be an Active member who has demonstrated a minimum of five (5) years of an exceptional understanding of the treatment of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain through graduate or post graduate training, research or clinical experience, or graduated from an advanced university-based orofacial pain program that is equivalent to at least a 2-year full-time program, and

(1)        Have passed the American Board of Orofacial Pain Examination.

(2)        Provide two (2) letters of recommendation from Fellow Members
 


              Additional Membership Rights & Requirements

(e)        Regular payment of dues is a requirement for maintenance of Fellow of the Academy membership.

(f)        Fellow of the Academy members shall possess the right to hold office, serve on the Academy Council or chair a committee.

(g)        Fellows of the Academy members shall possess the right to vote in the election of officers, at the annual membership business meeting and for all items required to presented to the membership of the academy for further action.

 

 

The Following Applies to All AAOP Members

(a)        All members of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain {Academy}, including any and all categories of membership in the Academy, must agree to abide by the AAOP Bylaws - Constitution 

(b)        All members of the Academy, including any and all categories of membership in the Academy,  must agree to abide by the AAOP Code of Conduct and be willing to work within the Academy’s” Objectives” to promote the best interest and ideals of the Academy throughout said membership.

(c)        All Members of the Academy with the exception of the Retired, Life & Honorary Membership categories Must be a permanent resident of the United States of America, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, the Bahamas or an independent Caribbean nation or

        (1)        Be a member in good standing of one of the Sister Academies as per the current Sister Academy Agreement regarding membership, or

        (2)        Have been a continuous member in good standing of AAOP and joined prior to 1987.
 
Applications should be submitted no later than March 31st to be considered and recognized at the next annual meeting.