Active Member Criteria

  1. Demonstrated interest in the cervical spine.
  2. Advanced degree for nonclinical specialists or Board Certification for clinical specialists.
  3. Sponsor and two letters of recommendation, all of which must be members of the Cervical Spine Research Society (three letters total).
  4. Attendance of at least one of the CSRS US Section Annual Meetings prior to consideration of your application.
  5. Author or co-author on a paper or poster presented at one US Section CSRS Annual Meeting prior to consideration of your application.

In order to retain Active Member Status:

Each active member is also required to demonstrate active participation in the affairs of the Society including one or more of the following at least once every 4 years:

  1. Submit a Scientific Paper for presentation at a scientific seminar; serve on a Committee; present at an Instructional Course; serve as Moderator or Presenter at a scientific seminar of the US Section.
  2. Participate in Society research and data collection studies, as directed.
  3. Attend a US Section Annual Meeting.

Corresponding Membership Criteria

  1. Practice outside the United States and Canada.
  2. Demonstrated interest in the cervical spine.
  3. Advanced degree for nonclinical specialists or Board Certification for clinical specialists.
  4. Sponsor and two letters of recommendation, all of which must be members of the Cervical Spine Research Society (three letters total).
  5. Attendance of at least one of the CSRS US Section Annual Meetings prior to consideration of your application.

*Presentation of a paper at an Annual Meeting is not a pre-requisite for Corresponding membership consideration.