About AAWC & Benefits

The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care was conceived in 1995. The Association’s focus is on education, public policy, and the application of evidence-based wound care practice. As a nonprofit association, AAWC gives members numerous benefits through a professional and supportive collaborative wound care community.


AAWC Mission: To advance the care of people with and at risk for wounds.

Interested in exactly how an AAWC membership can save you money? Read this story about all the savings that come with membership!

Benefits of Professional Membership

Professional Growth, Education & Credits

Journals, Books, Newsletters and Directories

Membership Items & Support

  • Certificate of Membership, Wallet cards and Member Decals. ****
  • Wound Patient’s Bill of Rights – suitable for framing and display. ****
  • Proud Member AAWC Logo for use on business cards or websites. *
  • Information & Support any time you need it.

* Order discounted or free items in the “Members Only” Store.
** Obtain your meeting and book discounts as well as view editions of newsletters and directories in Members Only.
*** US and Canada only. Online subscriptions for other members. Call 800.237.7285, ext. 4246
**** Mailed within 4 weeks of membership or renewal.