Membership Types and Benefits
AAA was founded by Joseph Leidy in Washington, D.C. in 1888 for the “advancement of anatomical science.” Through the individual efforts of its members, and collectively as a pre-eminent scientific society AAA has made many significant contributions in research and education. Members have been recognized worldwide for leading edge scientific accomplishments in science and medicine, and the generation of documents that have literally changed the approach, direction and emphasis of anatomical science education around the world.
Advancing anatomical science through research, education, and professional development.
Serve as the gateway for conveying the relevance of biological structure as it relates to function from molecules to organisms, and the role of anatomy in team-based, interdisciplinary science, healthcare, and education.
AAA is dedicated to supporting and providing our members with opportunities to enhance their careers, expand their scientific knowledge, and grow their professional network.