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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

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  • Registration is Open for AAHKS 2016
    Register now and make hotel reservations for the Annual Meeting. Register
  • ELCCR-AAHKS Co-Branded Meeting, Aug 3-6 in Cartagena
    AAHKS members, led by Past President Carlos Lavernia, MD, will be presenting a mini-symposium as part of the program. Full details
  • MACRA Payment Resources from AAHKS
    How the CMS quality payment program affects your practice. Learn more.
  • Do I Need a Joint Replacement?

    If you’re suffering from pain and loss of function in your hips or knees, we have the resources you need to learn about treatment. Also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of short-stay surgery. Read More
  • Orthopaedic Risk Stratification and Comorbidity Coding
    For three years, the AAHKS Risk Adjustment Task Force has been working with CMS and the Yale Outcomes Group to improve the risk adjustment ...Read More

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Why Join the AMA?

In order to best serve the arthroplasty sub-specialty we must continue to be represented in all facets of the house of medicine, which includes the American Medical Association (AMA). Your membership in the AMA not only provides resources to you for your practice but also strengthens AAHKS’ representation in the AMA House of Delegates (HOD)—the policymaking body of the AMA—and allows us to have a collective voice through which we can bring forth the perspectives and interests of our specialty. Full story and link to join.

Apply for the 8th Annual Resident Arthroplasty Course

The Annual Resident Course takes place on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. just before the start of the AAHKS Annual Meeting program at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Apply early.

Move Our Agenda Forward in Health Policy Fellowship

AAHKS Health Policy Fellows report that the experience provides them with the opportunity to engage with legislators on issues important to hip and knee surgeons and also to receive mentoring from AAHKS leaders. This part-time fellowship can be integrated into a full-time practice or training program. If you would like to learn about health policy and actively participate in moving the AAHKS agenda forward on behalf of hip and knee surgeons, apply for the 2017 AAHKS Health Policy Fellowship today.

AAHKS Corporate Partners

AAHKS Corporate Partners demonstrate their commitment to advancement of innovation and better patient outcomes by supporting our mission.

Platinum Corporate Partners
» DePuy Synthes       » Stryker
Gold Corporate Partners
» DJO Global     » Medtronic      » Smith & Nephew       » Zimmer Biomet
Silver Corporate Partners
» Conformis      » Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Bronze Corporate Partners
» Brainlab      » CeramTec      » Halyard Health      » Hospira, Inc. a Pfizer Company
» Mallinckrodt     » Microport      » Surgical Care Affiliates     » Total Joint Orthopedics