MEMBERSHIP


Details, Application & Payment

  • Requirements
  • Benefits
  • Categories
  • Application & Annual Mtg Pre-Registration
  • Payment

Requirements to be an OAGS Member

What credentials are required for OAGS Membership?

  • To be an OAGS member, you must be currently practising/living/training within Ontario. If you are located outside of the province/country and want to attend the annual meeting, you must pay as a "Non-Member Out of Province" category.

  • Active/Inactive OAGS Members should be General Surgeons eligible for licensure in Ontario and have obtained or be eligible to obtain specialty qualifications by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). Must also be currently practising and/or living within the province of Ontario.

  • Associate OAGS Members should be General Surgeons eligible for licensure in Ontario, obtained specialty qualifications by a non-Canadian Royal College acceptable to the Board, and whose applications for membership in the Corporation are approved by the Board of Directors. Must also be currently practising and/or living within the province of Ontario. (The Associate Members shall have the same rights and privileges as Active Members.)

  • Resident/Fellow OAGS Members should be enrolled in a RCPSC certified General Surgery Post Graduate Program within Ontario. (Canadian fellows must be enrolled in a fellowship - location not specified.)

 

Benefits of an OAGS Membership

  • Free admission to the Fall OAGS Annual Meeting of the respective fiscal year (Note: evening banquet is additional)
  • Free subscription to the bi-annual newsletter, The Cutting Edge
  • Free placement of online "Job Listing" text ads
  • Monthly Update Eblasts and Special Mailouts - current email address is required
  • Tax deductible receipt for membership dues
  • Voting privileges on O.A.G.S. related items (actively practicing general surgeons only)

Categories of OAGS Membership


Membership Fees (Jan-Dec)
ONTARIO General Surgeon Status DUES AMOUNT (CDN)
Active/ Associate $400
Inactive * $200
Resident/ Fellow $50
Medical Student / Out of Province N/A

* NOTE: As of Jan.1, 2018, "Out-of-Province" category memberships are no longer available. Surgeons outside of Ontario are still welcome to attend our OAGS Annual Meeting each November, but are now subject to a Non-Member admission fee. Inactive implies no longer billing OHIP.

Application for OAGS Membership & Annual Meeting Pre-Registration

NOTE: To be an OAGS member, you must be currently practising/living/training within Ontario (see Requirements tab). THIS FORM DOES NOT REGISTER YOU FOR THE FALL ANNUAL MEETING - this requires a separate form.

Membership Form: Complete the form below IF you are a new member or need to update your contact/practice information for our files. Click "Submit". Then, proceed to Payment.
NOTE: If you cannot see the form below, click here.


Fill out my online form.

*Note:
Once this form is submitted, you can proceed to the Payment Page.

Annual Meeting Details: www.oags.org/agm.html


 

Payment

NOTE: To be an OAGS member, you must be currently practising/living/training within Ontario. If you are located outside of the province/country and want to attend the annual meeting, you must register/pay as a "Non-Member Out of Province" category.

Proceed to payment.