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Candidate Status

An individual who has a membership application on file with Headquarters which reflects meeting the educational requirements, and whose application has been provisionally approved for Candidate status by the Committee on Membership, has satisfied all the eligibility requirements and submitted all supporting documents. Election to Fellowship or Membership occurs once annually at the Annual Meeting. Candidates do not attend the election process.

After the election, a congratulatory letter will be sent. Candidates pay an annual fee and assessments in accordance with policy and receive the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Fellow/Member subscription rate. Candidates are elected to one of the following categories of Membership: Fellow, Member, Federal Service Fellow or Member, Faculty Fellow or Member, or Affiliate Member.

Annual Fee: $1,250 (unless eligible for graduated fees or a federal service discount)
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (required): $131 (US) or $173 (non-US), plus $8.65 JOMS Tax for Canada.