• Academy Member Benefits

  • Academy membership offers a variety of valuable member benefits designed to support a successful and efficient practice, ensuring your patients receive the best possible eye care.

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  • Benefits of Academy Membership

    Fellow /
    Member
    International
    Member
    International
    Member-in-
    Training
    Member-in-
    Training
    Annual Dues Amount

    $995 USD

    $525 USD

    $175 USD

    Free

    Ophthalmology® and Journal Gateway 

    Dive deeper into the latest news in ophthalmology with free, one-stop, digital access to 16 peer-reviewed journals.
    Ophthalmic News and Education (ONE) Network® 

    Learn anytime, anywhere with unrestricted, on-demand access to thousands of instructional videos, CME courses, self-assessments and more.
    Academy Express

    Curated weekly roundup of the most important news and practice pearls, delivered straight to your inbox.
    EyeNet® Magazine

    Get the latest industry news plus clinical roundups with the Academy’s monthly newsmagazine.
    Practice Management Resources

    Manage the everyday challenges and changes in your practice with a rich variety of tools to help you navigate MIPS, avoid coding pitfalls and get maximum reimbursement.
       
    IRIS® Registry (Intelligent Research in Sight)

    Improve patient care and simplify federal quality reporting. Users have avoided $1 billion in MIPS penalties from 2017-2020.
     
    Digital Access to Focal Points Archive

    Apply the findings from recent research into daily practice with the full archive of 100+ issues.
    Webinars

    Watch live and recorded webinars covering clinical updates, wellness and more.
    Ophthalmology® Science

    Get a $500 discount on article publication charge for each accepted paper you publish in the Academy’s first open access journal. ($2,000 for Academy members and $2,500 for nonmembers)

    Benefits of Academy Membership

    Fellow /
    Member
    International
    Member
    International
    Member-in-
    Training
    Member-in-
    Training
    Annual Dues Amount

    $995 USD

    $525 USD

    $175 USD

    Free

    Find an Ophthalmologist

    Market your practice and let potential patients find you easily by area or subspecialty.
         
    Ophthalmology Job Center

    Member pricing on job postings on the #1 job site for ophthalmology.
    CME Central

    Report and track CME credits earned. Only Academy members can review and print a copy of their complete transcript.
       
    Eligibility for OMIC Coverage

    Only Academy members are eligible for coverage through the Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company, the only ophthalmology-specific medical liability insurance carrier.
    Member Pricing on products, services and Academy meetings

    Save 30-80% off list prices, including AAO 2022.
    COVID-19 Resources

    Get clinical guidance with special considerations for ophthalmic surgery and practical advice for managing your practice with new protocols.
    Achievement Award Program and International Awards Program

    Earn recognition for your work and dedication to ophthalmology.
       
    AAO Insure

    Academy-sponsored insurance plans offer protection for the range of needs members may have throughout their life, at competitive rates.
       
    Advocacy

    Stay up to date on the regulatory, reimbursement and legislative issues in Washington, D.C. and around the U.S.

    Benefits Valued At

    $46,036
    $6,961
    $6,646
    $9,565
    Annual Dues Amount

    $995 USD

    $525 USD

    $175 USD

    Free

    Benefits of Academy Membership

    Annual Dues Amount

    $995 USD

    Ophthalmology® and Journal Gateway  

    Dive deeper into the latest news in ophthalmology with free, one-stop, digital access to 16 peer-reviewed journals.
    Ophthalmic News and Education (ONE) Network® 

    Learn anytime, anywhere with unrestricted, on-demand access to thousands of instructional videos, CME courses, self-assessments and more.
    Academy Express 

    Curated weekly roundup of the most important news and practice pearls, delivered straight to your inbox.
    EyeNet® Magazine

    Get the latest industry news plus clinical roundups with the Academy’s monthly newsmagazine.
    Practice Management Resources

    Manage the everyday challenges and changes in your practice with a rich variety of tools to help you navigate MIPS, avoid coding pitfalls and get maximum reimbursement.
    IRIS® Registry (Intelligent Research in Sight)

    Improve patient care and simplify federal quality reporting. Users have avoided $1 billion in MIPS penalties from 2017-2020.
    Digital Access to Focal Points Archive

    Apply the findings from recent research into daily practice with the full archive of 100+ issues.
    Webinars

    Watch live and recorded webinars covering clinical updates, wellness and more.
    Ophthalmology® Science

    Get a $500 discount on article publication charge for each accepted paper you publish in the Academy’s first open access journal. ($2,000 for Academy members and $2,500 for nonmembers)
    Find an Ophthalmologist

    Market your practice and let potential patients find you easily by area or subspecialty.
     
    Ophthalmology Job Center 

    Member pricing on job postings on the #1 job site for ophthalmology.
    CME Central

    Report and track CME credits earned. Only Academy members can review and print a copy of their complete CME transcript.
    Eligibility for OMIC Coverage

    Only Academy members are eligible for coverage through the Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company, the only ophthalmology-specific medical liability insurance carrier.
    Member Pricing on products, services and Academy meetings

    Save 30-80% off list prices, including AAO 2022.
    COVID-19 Resources

    Get clinical guidance with special considerations for ophthalmic surgery and practical advice for managing your practice with new protocols.
    Achievement Award Program and International Awards Program

    Earn recognition for your work and dedication to ophthalmology.
    AAO Insure

    Academy-sponsored insurance plans offer protection for the range of needs members may have throughout their life, at competitive rates.
    Advocacy

    Stay up to date on the regulatory, reimbursement and legislative issues in Washington, D.C. and around the U.S.

    Benefits Valued At

    $46,036

    Annual Dues Amount

    $995 USD