Association for the Advancement of Wound Care

About AAWC & Benefits

The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care was conceived in 1995. It is the preeminent, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the research and clinical application of evidence – based wound care.  As a not for profit association, AAWC gives numerous benefits to build a collaborative wound care community for optimal care of those who suffer with chronic non-healing wounds. 

AAWC Vision: To set the standard and advocate for all wound care.


AAWC Member Volunteers

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Benefits of Professional Membership

Professional Growth, Education & Credits

Journals, Books, Newsletters and Directories

Membership Items

  • 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 products, access free items or receive promo codes in the “Members Only” Store.
** Obtain your SAWC, WCPC and WCB meeting and book discounts by using the links in the Members Only section. Also view past editions of newsletters and directories. Members Only section.
*** (US and Canada only. Online subscriptions for other members. Call 800.237.7285 FREE, ext. 4246)
**** Mailed within 4 weeks of membership or renewal.


Benefits of Free Patient/Caregiver Membership