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Join ANZAOP as a Guest or as an Associate Member
All health practitioners may be eligible for membership in the Academy.
Practitioners may be invited as guests to closed meetings of the Academy by Academy members. Often a prospective candidate would be asked to present a scientific paper at the meeting so that the candidate becomes known to Academy Members.

Guest Membership

Practitioners wishing to maintain a liason with the Academy may approach the Executive to be considered for Guest Membership. Guest members may attend open and closed meetings of the Academy but are non-voting members. They must fulfill the financial and conduct requirements of the Academy. Guest Members will receive the Journal of Orofacial Pain and Headache.

Associate Membership

A candidate can be proposed for Associate membership by two full members to the Secretary of the Academy 3 months prior to the Annual General Meeting. The application would contain their two letters of recommendation from Full Members of the Academy, a completed application form and three well documented case reports of their own or an authored scientific paper in the field of Orofacial Pain.

Candidate Requirements

A candidate’s CVs should demonstrate a strong clinical interest and sustained participation in postgraduate courses/graduate programs related to TMD, Orofacial Pain or related medical/health science fields.

The candidate shall be willing to work within the Academy objectives and guidelines to promote the best interest of the Academy.

An associate member shall regularly attend the meetings of the Academy in order to maintain membership.

Associate Members are eligible to apply for Full Membership after two years as an Associate Member.