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BECOME AN EFAS MEMBER

WHY BECOME AN EFAS MEMBER?

EFAS is a family of interested and committed individuals devoted to the furtherance and development of foot and ankle science, surgery and teaching in Europe and beyond. Be part of our Family and join EFAS today!

Joining EFAS as a member you: 

  • join a strong network of more than 4000 leading European and International Foot and Ankle surgeons
  • gain access to 6 volumes of Foot and Ankle Surgery Journal (printed and online) per year
  • benefit from reduced rates to all EFAS courses and events become eligible for unique career opportunities in foot and ankle surgery - EFAS grants, fellowships, scientific nominations and awards
  • gain access to online educational content exclusively available for EFAS members

HOW TO BECOME AN EFAS MEMBER?

EFAS offers 2 types of Full Memberships:

National Societies (65 per member per annum). This type of membership is for National Foot and Ankle Societies within Europe. The applying society must be a National Society of predominantly orthopaedic surgeons dedicated to the advancement of foot & ankle surgery within their own country. Members of the National Society accepted for affiliation with EFAS will become full members of EFAS, which entitles them to full member benefits and enables them to vote at the General Assembly and be elected to Council, unless they fall into the category of Associate membership, if applying independently as an individual to EFAS (vide infra). 

If you are a foot and ankle surgeon residing and working in a European country where there is an EFAS-affiliated National Society, you can automatically become an EFAS member by joining this national society. The full list of all EFAS National Societies is available here. Once your national membership is approved, the secretary of the society will report your profile to EFAS, activating your EFAS Affiliated National Society Membership.

If you are a National Society that wishes to become affiliated with EFAS and complies with EFAS membreship requirements, you may apply for membership by selecting a respective option below.

Individual European (Full) Member - (€65 per annum)This type of membership is for individual European orthopaedic and trauma surgeons with strong interest in foot and ankle surgery residing in a country where there is no EFAS-affiliated National Society.  The applying individual must demonstrate commitment to foot and ankle surgery through their membership application. Full membership entitles to full membership benefits, as well as voting at the General Assembly and be elected to Council.

 If you are a foot and ankle surgeon residing and working in a European country where there is no EFAS-affiliated National Society, you may apply for this membership type by choosing respective option below.

Individual Associate Member (€100 per annum). This type of membership is for individuals who are orthopaedic surgeons in training, committed to foot and ankle surgery. It is also available to health practitioners and scientists, who are not surgically trained and are likewise committed to the advancement of foot and ankle knowledge. Individual Associate Members enjoy all membership benefits, but are not eligible to vote at the General Assembly or be elected to Council.

If you are an orthopaedic surgeon in training, or health practionare or scientist dedicated to advancement of foot and ankle knowledge you may select this membership type for application.

Individual Global Member - (€100 per annum). This type of membership is available for those individuals from outside of Europe with strong interest and commitment to the field of foot and ankle surgery. Individual Global Members enjoy all membership benefits, but are not eligible to vote at the General Assembly or be elected to Council.

If you are an an individual with strong commitment to foot and ankle surgery residing and working outside of Europe, you may apply for this membership type. 

 APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

1. Completed application form
2. A complete Curriculum Vitae and any evidence of publications
3. Names of 2 sponsors, individuals, members of EFAS, who would would vouch for your membership

Once your registration documents are submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. Your application will then reviewed by the EFAS Council during the face-to-face meeting (usually taking place 3 times a year around January, June and at the time of the Annual Meeting). If your application meets the membership criteria, the Council will suggest it for full ratification by the General Assembly during annual meeting