Member Benefits

Professional Growth and Education

  • AAWC Advanced Wound Care Tracks feature multidisciplinary wound care programs at prestigious national meetings.
  • AAWC Regional Meetings provide a deeper dive into wound care topics that matter most to our wound care community.
  • Awards & Recognition spotlight AAWC members for their achievements and offers scholarship assistance for wound care education and teaching programs.
  • Career Center is a resource that is available whether you are looking for your next career move or to hire your next valuable employee.
  • Journal Club is an interactive monthly webinar series that is FREE to members!
  • Volunteer Opportunities allow you to share your expertise to help advance the AAWC mission. 

Professional Resources

  • Trip Medical Database is a tool to help you quickly find high-quality clinical research evidence.
  • Wound Care Glossary was created by AAWC Members to advance the practice and is available exclusively for AAWC members. 
  • Access to the vTail app.

Journals, Newsletters, and Directories

  • Journal of Wound Care (JWC) is a definitive wound-care journal and the leading source of up-to-date research and clinical information on everything related to tissue viability. AAWC members receive a 35% discount on digital and 25% discount on print subscriptions.
  • Free digital access to the quarterly publication Wound Central, a specialist publication from Journal of Wound Care, for healthcare professionals across North America involved in skin integrity and wound management. It shares the latest clinical best practice, peer-reviewed research and medical education, brought to you with the support of these associations: American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS), Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing (APWH), and Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI).
  • Membership Directory allows you to connect with our diverse wound care membership with the click of a button!
  • Weekly AAWC Newsletter delivers our content to your email with the latest wound news and information right at your fingertips. 

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Membership Options

Clinician or Individual
$119-139 Annually

The Clinician or Individual Membership is offered to those who work in healthcare or a healthcare-related environment. This includes individuals who specialize in wound care, education, or research. 

Professional Category Annual Dues
DPM, MD DO, PhD $139
NP, PA $129
LPN, RN, PT $119
Nutritionist, Pharmacist, Other  $119


VA and Active Duty Military
$57.50 Annually

This membership is for healthcare employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Active Duty Military, the National Guard, the U.S. Public Health Service, and the U.S. Military civilian healthcare workers.

Student Clinician
$60 annually

This category is reserved for individuals who are currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning and are seeking a degree in a healthcare profession. Students must provide proof of enrollment, such as a copy of their student ID card or a copy of a current transcript.

Retired Clinician
$60 annually

This group is restricted to those who have retired from wound care or a related healthcare field. 

Group Membership: Healthcare Facility or Clinic
$480 for 4 or fewer clinicians
$959 for 8 clinicians
$85 for each additional person 

This category is for wound care clinics and other healthcare facilities including, but not limited to, hospitals, home health agencies, independent practices, long term care centers, management/counseling centers, other nonprofit healthcare organizations and outpatient programs. 

Corporate or Manufacturer 
$360 annually

This is a unique category of membership for corporations and manufacturers of wound care and related products, devices, and services, including consulting firms. This category receives all benefits of an individual member and receives a free listing on the AAWC website.

*Rates subject to change.

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