Active Membership


Those eligible for ACTIVE membership status have been certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, or in Neurosurgery by the American Board of Neurosurgery, or in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, or in Neurology by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, or in Ophthalmology by the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, or in Neurology, Neurosurgery or Ophthalmology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Those eligible for INTERNATIONAL ACTIVE membership status have graduated from a foreign medical school recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and who show evidence of having passed the requirements for license to practice medicine in their home country or country of residence; AND who have completed postgraduate training in Neurology, Ophthalmology or Neurosurgery who are certified by the licensing authority in their country or by an internationally-recognized agency that grants accreditation in these specialties, OR who have been recognized specialists in Neuro-Ophthalmology in their country for at least five years; and have achieved distinction in clinical practice, teaching or research

Required Membership application materials:

  • Completed application with payment
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1 written letter of recommendation from a NANOS Fellow
  • Copy of US/International Board Certification

Active/International Active Membership pricing: $475 + $50 initiation fee (JNO electronic version and print copy)  

Click on the link below to access the online Active/International Active Membership application.

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Attention future neuro-ophthalmologists! Applications for 2024-25 neuro-ophthalmology fellowship positions will be coordinated through the SF-Match Ophthalmology Fellowship match.

NANOS members have successfully presented a poster on Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowships and Careers at the AAN Faculty and Trainee Reception at the AAN 2018 Annual Meeting.

Are you in search of a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship? Please visit our Fellowship page for openings.