Women in Arthroplasty Committee

Providing mentorship, professional development and networking for the growing membership of women in AAHKS

The Women in Arthroplasty Committee (WIA) plans and oversees programs and activities that provide mentorship, professional development and networking for the growing membership of women in the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).


  • Build mentorship pipeline programs for women students, residents and fellows
  • Build a knowledge-based culture of inclusion in AAHKS
  • Develop meaningful data-driven and feasible diversity and inclusion goals across AAHKS
  • Promote education, leadership and professional development for women in arthroplasty
  • Increase membership of women in AAHKS
  • Assess and influence perception of women in arthroplasty
  • Diversify our arthroplasty workforce to create an inclusive environment to counteract potential subconscious bias


Get Involved

Get involved in WIA in a variety of opportunities to match your interests. Sign up to be a mentor or mentee too. Click here to complete this form, and we will be in touch.


Search for Jobs

Search the AAHKS Career Center for surgical positions in adult reconstruction around the country.

Follow WIA on Twitter

Follow WIA, share posts and tag #WomenAAHKS, #ladypods and #ILookLikeASurgeon.

Contact Us

If you would like more information, please contact Eileen Lusk, Director of Membership and WIA Liaison, at eileen@aahks.org.

WIA Committee Members

Audrey K. Tsao, MD, Chair

Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA, Vice Chair

Rinelda M. Horton, MD

Rina Jain, MD, FRCSC 

Amanda D. Marshall-Rodriguez, MD

Linda I. Suleiman, MD

Kimberly K. Tucker, MD

Call for Peer Reviewers

Want to get involved in AAHKS? Want to expand your expertise and be part of the evidence-based medicine movement? We are looking for reviewers for the AAHKS open-access journal Arthroplasty Today. Choose your areas of interest and availability. Submit your curriculum vitae (CV) to Denise Rodd, AAHKS Publications Committee liaison at drodd@aahks.org.