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Rheumatology Seeks Letters of Interest for Practice Guidelines Team

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) invites letters of interest from those who wish to partner with ACR and AAHKS to develop evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for perioperative management of rheumatic disease medications in total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee. The guidelines will be developed primarily for orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists who care for patients undergoing… Read More

Board Meets This Weekend

The AAHKS Board of Directors meets this weekend for their annual retreat and meeting in Rosemont, Illinois. Under the leadership of AAHKS President, Jay R. Lieberman, MD, the Board will conduct a strategic planning session to review the AAHKS mission, establish goals, identify objectives, and set strategies for the coming 3 years.

Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Marines after Son’s Death

HBO has produced a video about Bill Krissoff, MD, who joined the Marines as a battalion surgeon after his son, Nathan, who was on active duty as a First Lieutenant in Iraq, was killed by a roadside bomb in 2006. Dr. Krissoff received a special “age waiver” from President George W. Bush, as he was 61 at the… Read More