Member Benefits

Membership Benefits

 As an IAOS member, you may take advantage of the following benefits:

32 FREE CMEs -
Complimentary Subscription to the
Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances

Members may now earn up to 32 CMEs per year through a complimentary subscription to the Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances (JSOA) in print or online. Each issue of JSOA includes tests worth 8 CMEs per issue for a total of 32 CMEs per year. Just fax the completed tests to us and, with a passing grade, we will send you your CME certificate!

JSOA is a quarterly publication that provides a forum for the exchange of information, including the presentation of new techniques and procedures and updates about ongoing educational activities of interest to all practicing orthopaedists. The original manuscripts, editorials, and feature reports are easy to read and provide insight on the innovations, trends, and issues affecting the orthopaedic field. Illustrations and expert photography, combined with manuscripts, case studies, and special emphasis papers, result in 60+ pages of pertinent orthopaedic information. For additional information on JSOA go to

Ortho-Preferred® Medical Malpractice Insurance

Ortho-Preferred® is a nationwide professional liability insurance program created exclusively for Orthopaedic Surgeons in conjunction with MedPro Group, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and built on the foundation of the DT Preferred Group, LLC risk purchasing group (RPG).

The combined power of MedPro Group, the nation's most trusted and highest financially-rated (A++: A.M. Best) carrier in the healthcare liability industry and Ortho-Preferred® bring new value to medical malpractice insurance for Orthopaedic Surgeons. Individuals who join the Ortho-Preferred® program can secure member benefits that include:

  • Highly competitive premiums with specialized rate classes for Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Access to specialized risk management courses and educational training opportunities, including materials to fulfill MOC requirements
  • Review of claim trends, risk prevention, and medical education from top national orthopaedic leaders as part of the RPG’s Orthopaedic Advisory Board
  • Claims-Made, Occurrence, and Convertible Claims-Made policies available
  • Coverage capabilities in all 50 states
  • True consent-to-settle provision

As a member of the IAOS, Ortho-Preferred® medical malpractice insurance is offered to you as a member benefit. To take advantage of this savings opportunity call 1-877-304-3565 or visit to complete an indication form and see how much you could save on your medical malpractice insurance. You could potentially save thousands of dollars.

Spouse/Guest Tours

1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

Thursday, August 24, 10:00 am – 12 noon (Meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 9:45 am)

Join Lorcan Collins, author, historian, and podcaster, as he takes you to the relevant battle sites of the Easter Rising of 1916 – one of the most dramatic events in the history of Ireland’s struggle for independence from the British Empire. The executions of the leaders after the Rising awakened a generation to the cause of Irish freedom, resulting in the War of Independence, the formation of the Irish Free State and, as a result, the Irish Civil War.

Price $19


Dublin Food and Fashion Walking Tour

Thursday, August 24th, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (Meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 1:15 pm)

If you love to eat and love to shop, this is the tour for you! Try on diamonds and cashmere scarves, enjoy luscious chocolates and savories made especially for you, smell exotic perfumes, and hear the stories and history behind them all when you visit Dublin boutiques and eateries.

Price $83


Kilkenny Day Tour

Friday, August 25th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 8:45 pm – returns to Lobby at 5:30 pm)

Travel by private coach to visit the Medieval City of Kilkenny. This city is small and compact enough to explore on foot and is full of fascinating historical buildings and contemporary shops, design galleries, and restaurants. Your Guide will take you on an epic journey of Kilkenny’s past followed by a tour of Kilkenny Castle, one of the most magnificent castle's in Ireland, built by the Normans who arrived in the city during the 12th century. Your tour of Kilkenny City also includes a visit to St. Canice’s Cathedral, Smithwick’s Experience Visitor’s Center (brewers of Smithwick’s Ale for over 300 years), and lunch at the charming Kyteler's Inn.

Price: $160 (minimum of 16 people)