Member Benefits

Professional Growth and Education

  • AAWC Advanced Wound Care Tracks: Featured multidisciplinary wound care programs at prestigious national meetings.
  • AAWC Regional Meetings: Take a deeper dive into wound care topics that matter most to our wound care community.
  • ABWH Certification Conferment: Through this program the ABWH will confer equal wound care certification(s) at no cost to currently certified AAWC Members.
  • Awards & Recognition: Receive recognition for AAWC achievements and scholarship assistance for wound care education and teaching programs.
  • Career Center: Your resource whether looking for your next career move or to hire your next valuable employee.
  • Global Volunteers: Opportunity to travel to underprivileged areas to teach wound care.
  • Journal Club: Join us for these monthly webinars - FREE to members!
  • Volunteer Opportunities: Share your expertise to help advance the AAWC mission by filling one of these volunteer needs.
    • Blogger or Writer
    • Committee Member
    • Conference Speaker
    • Program Planner
    • Public Policy Volunteer
    • And Many Other Notable Positions

Professional Resources

Journals, Newsletters and Directories

  • Journal of Wound Care (JWC): Our members receive a 30% discount on a digital subscription.
  • Membership Directory: Update your preferences so others can find you!
  • Weekly AAWC Newsletter delivered to your email inbox with the latest wound news and information right at your fingertips. As members engage the content from week to the artificial intelligence engine will learn your preferences and suggest the most relevant articles to you.

Membership Types & Rates*

Clinician or Individual $115 annually

This category is for those healthcare professionals who prefer a personal membership and exclusive benefits. AAWC welcomes to this category any individual who works in healthcare or a healthcare-related environment and/or who specializes in wound care, its education or its research.

VA and Active Duty Military $57.50 annually

This membership is for healthcare employees of the US Department of Veterans Affairs and those in US Active Duty military. The US Department of Defense describes “Active Duty” as full-time duty in the active military service of the US (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines). This includes members of the Reserve Components serving on active duty or full-time training duty. For the purpose of membership, AAWC is including the National Guard, as well as the uniformed officers of the US Public Health Service (Commissioned Corps). US Military civilian healthcare workers are also included within this membership category.

Student Clinician $60 annually

This category is reserved for the entry-level individual who is currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning, and is seeking a degree in a healthcare profession. Students must provide proof of student status such as a copy of the student ID card, a “welcome” letter on letterhead paper, or a copy of a current transcript.

Retired Clinician $60 annually

This group is restricted to those who have retired from a wound care or related healthcare field. Support the mission of AAWC and stay current on the latest advances in wound care through the leading journals, newsletters and email alerts.

Group Membership: Healthcare Facility or Clinic

$480 for a small group with 4 or fewer clinicians ~ $959 for a group up to 8, each additional person only $85
The group membership includes up to 8 clinicians with each individual listed in a searchable, online Wound Clinic Directory. 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 not for profit healthcare organizations and outpatient programs. One key contact person, usually the facility owner/director or an appointed person, maintains control over the group membership account and receives the annual renewal invoice.

Corporate or Manufacture $360 annually

This is a unique category of membership for corporations and manufacturers of wound care and related products, devices and/or services, including for profit consulting firms. One contact person maintains control over the membership account and receives the benefits to share with colleagues. This category receives all benefits of an individual member, but also receives a free listing on the AAWC website.

*Rates subject to change.