In addition to presenting the AAHKS Humanitarian Award to an AAHKS member each year, AAHKS makes a $5,000 donation to the humanitarian medical organization in which the recipient is involved. Organizations that have benefited from the donation are: Operation Walk Maryland, Operation Walk USA and Faith in Practice. The Humanitarian Award recognizes AAHKS members who have distinguished themselves… Read More
Small group, case-based discussion is one of the highlights of the AAHKS Spring Meeting. Members who attended last year remarked about the unique opportunity of having peer-to-peer case discussion and the value of the experience to take back to their practices. The meeting is only three weeks away! You can review the schedule and list of faculty and register… Read More
The May issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance features the article, “Boomers Go Bionic,” that goes in depth into the history of hip and knee arthroplasty, the TJR process, the latest advancements, symptoms, outcomes and cost. The author, a bi-lateral TKR patient herself, interviewed several AAHKS members for the article including President, Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA and Immediate Past… Read More
Last week’s edition of the AAHKS News incorrectly listed the finalists for the Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) grant finalists. They are: Peter Boyle, DO (The Rothman Institute) P. Maxwell Courtney, MD (Rush University) Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc (NYULMC) Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD (Duke University) The FARE grant recipient will be announced at the 2017… Read More
If you are a PGY3 resident or know someone who is, then please visit the AAHKS website to learn more about the AAHKS Annual Resident Course. Residents in the U.S. and Canada are encouraged to apply now. Acceptance to the course includes airfare, ground transportation, hotel accommodation and meals. Learn more.
Finalists for the Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) grant have been selected. The winning recipient, whose high-caliber research project will receive the FARE grant, will be announced at the AAHKS Spring Meeting next month. The finalists are: Peter Boyle, DO (The Rothman Institute) P. Maxwell Courtney, MD (Rush University) Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc (NYULMC) Thorsten M.… Read More
As the AAHKS Spring Meeting and Annual Meeting approach, hotel “pirates” are out to scam prospective attendees into making bogus hotel reservations. These scammer companies are out to collect your credit card data, and reservations cannot be guaranteed. AAHKS has contracted with Hilton Anatole to manage the AAHKS room block for the conference, and the Hilton is the… Read More
British actor and comedian, John Cleese, announced recently that he had his second hip replacement surgery. After Tweeting that he was walking around Los Angeles a week later, Cleese expressed gratitude to his surgeon. Predictably, comments about “The Ministry of Silly Walks” made famous by the Monty Python comedy troupe, ensued. Go to Cleese Twitter feed.