The designation Fellow of the Academy with Distinction is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an Academy Active member and further recognition of those individuals that are Fellows of the Academy that have gone above and beyond the Fellow of the Academy requirements. The Academy Fellow with Distinction designation recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to orthotics/prosthetics through leadership, publication, and presentation of concepts and research at the national and international level.
Who can become a Fellow with Distinction?
Applicants must be Academy Fellows for three or more years immediately preceding application and be in good standing with the Academy.
What is required to become a Fellow with Distinction?
Applicants for the Fellow with Distinction designation must meet rigorous standards. Applicants must be involved in the Academy, have shared experience through publications or online course construction and lectured at the national or international level.
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