- Citizen or practice in the US or Canada
- 1 Sponsor Form* from Active or Research member. One needs to be from different organization than applicant.
- Passed BODS – be certified by AOBOS, AOBOS or FRCS(S) and hold current certificate.
- Fellow of AAOS, AOA or COA (MD/DO/Canadian MD)
- Lead author of one or co-author of three publications timeline of publication restrictions do not apply
- Spend 50% of time in clinical practice, teaching or research regarding trauma matters
* Current Clinical or Associate member transitioning to Active does not need sponsors