Membership Information


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Become a New Academy Member

Members of the Academy are designated as Fellows of the International Academy of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (IANM). Academy membership is comprised of board-certified Chiropractic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine specialists. These are doctors of chiropractic who have completed extensive post-doctoral education in non-surgical orthopedics, biomechanical, and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, and have passed a specialty examination to become a board-certified Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine specialist (Diplomate).

The Academy is independent of all chiropractic political organizations. No other chiropractic organization membership is necessary for membership in the Academy.

The following information is necessary to complete your new membership with the Academy:

  • Copy of Diplomate certificate
  • Name of the primary institution class was taken
  • Name of the primary instructor
  • Dates (years) of attendance

Become a member of The International Academy of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. If you are a chiropractor interested in sitting the IANM board, view candidate info.


Student Membership

We now have a Student Membership available for undergraduate chiropractic students. The IANM will accept senior students into the program to obtain a Diplomate with the Academy. Please note that you have to be in clinical practice for two years after graduation to be able to sit the Board.

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Academy Member Renewal

Your Academy membership privileges allow you to use the designation Fellow of the International Academy of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (FIANM). The Academy is the only organization that provides mandatory re-credentialing and re-certification of the orthopedic Diplomate status (DACO, DABCO International). Membership dues must be paid to maintain FIANM designation. Re-credentialed and/or re-certified chiropractic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine specialists that are no longer members in good standing with current paid dues demit from their Fellow status with the Academy and will be removed from the re-credentialed rolls.

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Academy Retired Member Renewal

The Academy is appreciative of your continued membership, and values your support with projects that elevate and improve our specialty. Membership dues must be paid to maintain your FIANM designation. Retirement is defined as full and complete absence of clinical work. A doctor is engaged in clinical practice if he or she assesses, diagnoses, gives advice, provides treatment or makes reports that relate to patient care, whether face-to-face or otherwise, with a patient or with a group of patients, or a population. This definition includes the activities of public health medicine, chiropractic or medical administration or teaching positions.

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Members Only Area

The Members Only Area allows Academy Members to update member information and keep the address, phone number, email address, etc. up-to-date. This information is displayed in the on-line member profile of the Academy’s Membership Directory. Members may also add a photo and additional information to the member profile such as: Chiropractic College, Orthopedic/Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Program, Board Certification, and Clinical Interests.

Update Your Member Information – To access and update your individual member profile data simply log-in to the Members Only Area with your user name (e-mail address) and password.

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