New York Times Cites AAHKS Study

An article in The New York Times this week cites a study and poll on obesity conducted by the AAHKS Evidence Based Medicine Committee. “The group concluded that heavy patients should first be counseled to lose weight because a lower weight reduces stress on the joints...

View Recording of Functional Cup Position Webinar

AAHKS hosted the “Functional Cup Position to Avoid Instability in Total Hip Arthroplasty – the Hip/Spine Relationship” webinar on September 28, 2016 moderated by Dr. Douglas Padgett, MD. Be sure to check out a great topic and great faculty: Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD,...

Learning Objectives Added to Annual Meeting

The 26th AAHKS Annual Meeting inaugurates the enhancement of the traditional Exhibit Hall and introduces the AAHKS Industry Learning Center. Designed to facilitate meaningful dialogue and focused discussion around specific learning objectives, each industry...

In Memoriam: Robert W. Bucholz, MD

As we prepare to head to Dallas for the Annual Meeting, we note the passing earlier this year of Dallas-based AAHKS member and past AAOS President, Robert W. Bucholz, MD. The prominent surgeon and medical educator will be missed. Read Dr. Bucholz’s memorial in AAOS...

AAOS CEO to Retire

Karen L. Hackett, FACHE, CAE, announced that she will retire from her position as chief executive officer of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Karen has held the position for 14 years and will retire on April 14, 2017. OrthoSpineNews reports that a...
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