BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES OF CREDENTIALING WITH THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SPINE PHYSICIANS
Achieved of credentialed status with the American Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP) acknowledges the member’s commitment to excellence in spinecare. Members who acquire credentialing are entitled to unique opportunities and privileges with the Academy as listed below:
The member will be provided with a personalized certificate designating the level of credentialing (Diplomate or Fellow) acquired through the AASP.The certificate is suitable for framing and display.
The member will be listed as a credentialed spinephysician or credentialed spine specialist in the online International Directory of Spinecare Professionals, a subdirectory of the International Spinecare Directory.
The member will be granted the right to use the appropriate letter designations after their name and professional degree(s). Physician
DAASP - Diplomate of the American Academy of Spine Physicians
FACSP - Fellow of the American College of Spine Physicians
DAASS - Diplomate of the American Academy of Spine Specialists
FACSS - Fellow of the American College of Spine Specialists
The member will receive a personalized press release acknowledging their academic achievement and credentialed status with the AASP. The press release can be submitted to local media and displayed within the member’s healthcare facility.
The member will have the opportunity to download personalized (with credentials) patient education resources.
The credentialed status will promote professional visibility among peers, patients and the healthcare community.
The credentialed status will enhance your role as a healthcare professional who is dedicated to providing interdisciplinary and cooperative spinecare.
Welcome to the Inform a Colleague area of the Academy Website. The American Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP) strives to implement new and more efficient methods for members to communicate with other healthcare professionals. One of the most effective tools is the online "Inform a Colleague" function. This function can be used to expand and educate your spinecare referral network. It also represents a resource to conveniently inform others about trends in spinecare and about offers of organizations such as the American Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP), the International Spine Association (ISA). The link library also contains an application for membership with the AASP.
The online "Inform a Colleague" feature provides an invaluable time-saving service for keeping spinecare professionalsup-to-date, expanding the spinecare network, stimulating interdisciplinary referrals and for inviting colleagues to join the AASP. The library of links is always being updated with useful information and resources. The linked messages can be used to
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This level of membership is for physicians (MD, DC, DO) whose practice/interest includes patients with spinal disorders. ($250)
This level of membership is for allied healthcare professionals involved in spinecare and/or spine research. This includes physical therapists, massage therapists, exercise physiologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician's assistants, diagnostic technicians, surgical technicians, exercise instructors, personal trainers and individuals who hold a PhD and work in the field of spinecare. ($150)
This level of membership is for residents, fellows and students who have an interest in spinecare. ($35)
Membership will automatically renew each calendar year starting from the date of membership renewal or membership acceptance unless the AASP is specifically notified in writing by the member at least 30 days prior to their renewal date. Please address all correspondence to the AASP Office of Member Services.
Review the accuracy of your contact information and practice profile information including your email address. To update your profile online go to spinephysicians.org and login using your unique member ID and PIN as noted below.
Please notify the AASP if you no longer meet membership criteria. This includes maintaining an active license to practice.