AAHKS Supports Pediatric Access to Care

AAHKS joined the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics in a letter to Members of Congress endorsing H.R. 1859/S. 2782 “Ensuring Childrens’ Access to Specialty Care Act.” The bill has been introduced into committee and requires...

AMA Installs Orthopaedic Surgeon as President

At its annual House of Delegates meeting this week, the American Medical Association (AMA) installed Andrew W. Gurman, MD as president. Dr. Gurman is a hand surgeon from Hollidaysburg, Pa. “As the first hand surgeon and only the second orthopaedic surgeon to serve as...

THA Study Co-Author Urges Caution

In an interview with Orthopedics Today, AAHKS member William G. Hamilton, MD, urges cautionary postoperative protocols for active patients recovering from total hip arthroplasty. The interview is a follow up to the study, “New Approach and Stem Increased Femoral...

Health Policy Fellowship: Apply Now

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...

Arthroplasty Today Publishes Research Using AJRR Data

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has partnered with Arthroplasty Today to provide the readership with in-depth information regarding registry data in the United States. Given the changing health care environment, registry data provided at the national...
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