ICM Comes to JOA!

The Second International Consensus Meeting (ICM) on Musculoskeletal Infection was held in Philadelphia in July.

The proceedings on prosthetic joint infection are now posted online at the Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA) website.

Full-text articles-in-press are available at no charge until April 2019.

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Do I Need a Joint Replacement?

Learn what to do when joint pain becomes too much

2019 AAHKS Spring Meeting

New York City | Times Square
Save the Date May 2-4, 2019

The AAHKS Shop

Purchase men’s and women’s apparel and accessories featuring the AAHKS logo. Proceeds benefit FARE.

AAHKS Website Maintenance Notice: The login section of AAHKS.org will be unavailable on Monday, November 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (CDT).

Hip and Knee Care - Patient Education

Visit our library of articles and videos about hip and knee replacement surgery created just for patients. HIPKNEE.AAHKS.org

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Learn about the benefits of AAHKS membership, how to get involved and other resources for members. Log in to update your member profile and to renew your membership.

About Us

Established in 1991, the mission of AAHKS is to advance hip and knee patient care through education and advocacy. Learn about our Board, Committees, Strategic Plan, Bylaws and staff.

Practice Resources

Access resources including the performance measures and quality improvement, guidelines, coding, payment and more.

The Match

Review the timeline and application process for the Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee/Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship Match Program through SF Match.

Position Statements

Read official position statements from AAHKS on topics such as clinical practice standards and regulatory issues.

International Activities

AAHKS believes that relationships with international societies with a focus on hip and knee patient care will serve to foster an exchange of knowledge and social connection.

Advocacy in Washington

Learn how the new BPCI Advanced model from CMS affects you, and read AAHKS’ interpretation and position on the “two-midnight” rule.

Humanitarian Endeavors

AAHKS supports the humanitarian work members do without compensation to help those in need here in the United States and around the world.

Educational Meetings

2019 Specialty Day
March 16, 2019 | Las Vegas

AAHKS, The Hip Society and The Knee Society present scientific programs as part of the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Specialty Day. These scientific programs are open to all orthopaedic surgeons, residents, and allied health professionals who are interested in the most current issues in adult hip and knee reconstructive surgery. More.

2019 AAHKS Spring Meeting

Spring Meeting discussionMay 2-4, 2019 | New York
AAHKS invites you to join colleagues for a weekend of intense learning May 2-4 at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan in Times Square, New York. Attendees participate in the instructional course lecture (ICL) format that leverages faculty expertise and collaboration among peers in a small group setting. More.

2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting - Concluded
Annual Meeting panelNovember 1-4, 2018 | Dallas
As the premier event for adult hip and knee reconstruction, the AAHKS Annual Meeting presents cutting-edge research in surgical techniques and complications of primary and revision total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The meeting brings together surgeons, teams and other TJA health care professionals. More.
Co-Branded International Meetings

Peru 2018AAHKS partners with international organizations each year to expand the reach of arthroplasty research to the mutual benefit of all organizations involved. More.

Research

As part of its mission to advance hip and knee patient care through research, AAHKS provides opportunities for researchers in the field of hip and knee arthroplasty. The AAHKS Research Committee facilitates this goal with a research agenda that promotes studies by qualified members, conducts surveys of membership and promotes the availability of grants through the Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE).

Apply for the FARE grant, submit your interest in the AAHKS Research Consortium, tell us about a study you are conducting and request to send a research survey to members here.

Scientific Journals

The Journal of Arthroplasty brings together the clinical and scientific foundations for joint replacement of the hip and knee. This peer-reviewed journal publishes original research and manuscripts of the highest quality from all areas relating to joint replacement or the treatment of its complications, including those dealing with clinical series and experience, prosthetic design, biomechanics, biomaterials, metallurgy, biologic response to arthroplasty materials in vivo and in vitro. The “Proceedings of the AAHKS Annual Meeting” is published each year. Visit ArthroplastyJournal.org.
Arthroplasty Today brings together the clinical and scientific foundations for joint replacement of the hip and knee in an open-access, online journal format. Arthroplasty Today solicits manuscripts of the highest quality from all areas of scientific endeavor that relate to joint replacement or the treatment of its complications, including those dealing with patient outcomes, economic and policy issues, prosthetic design, biomechanics, biomaterials, and biologic response to arthroplasty. The journal focuses on case reports. Visit ArthroplastyToday.org.

Corporate Partners

AAHKS recognizes that the unique collaboration between our members and the medical industry has made total joint arthroplasty one of the most reliable, cost-effective and successful orthopaedic procedures. Learn more about partnering with AAHKS.

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