The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) is the largest, non-profit, interdisciplinary wound care organization in the US, focused on education, public policy and the application of evidence-based wound care practice. Conceived in 1995, the mission of the AAWC is to advance the care of people with and at risk for wounds.

Membership in the AAWC is open to individuals working in healthcare or a healthcare-related environment and/or who specialize in wound care, its education or its research. This includes VA and active duty military personnel, and retired clinicians, who can join at a discounted rate. We also welcome nursing and medical students interested in a career in wound care.

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AAWC’s annual dues are among the lowest of many organizations:

Clinician/Individual $119-139
VA and Active Duty Military $57.50
Student Clinician $60
Retired Clinician $60
Corporation and Manufacturer $360

Group Membership for Healthcare Facility or Clinic:
Small Group includes up to 4 members
Large Group includes up to 8 members


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We welcome you to join your colleagues as an AAWC member. Become part of a collaborative community with a mission to advance the care of people with and at risk for wounds.

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Benefits of Membership

As a nonprofit association, AAWC provides many priceless benefits to assist in your professional practice and career, including discounts on conferences, free or discounted literature and tools, exclusive participation in annual scholarship programs, unique opportunities for teaching globally and a variety of leadership positions to name a few.
Volunteer Opportunities for Members

The Association has nearly 30 active task forces, committees and other volunteer opportunities. There are various short and long term roles for those in the field of wound care to lend a helping hand and/or share their expertise.

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