American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘AAHKS Leadership’

First VP and Executive Director Attend Symposium

AAHKS First Vice President Jay R. Lieberman, MD and Executive Director Mike Zarski, JD attended the two-day American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Symposium for Chief Elected and Chief Executive Officers this week. The Symposium gives incoming leaders the chance to explore their priorities for the year, gain insight on making knowledge-based decisions and come to a common… Read More

AAHKS Member Selected as Leadership Fellow

From The Dispatch: “Allen Butler, MD, founder and CEO of Mississippi Bone and Joint Clinic and staff orthopaedic surgeon at OCH Regional Medical Center, has been selected by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) as one of ten national leadership fellows for 2015-2016. The leadership fellows program (LFP) is currently in its 12th year and is designed… Read More

Vote for AAHKS on AMA Representation Ballot

The AMA has an opportunity for AAHKS members to help shape health care policy and the positions of the AMA. Don’t let your voice and the voice of your specialty go unheard. AMA members are eligible to vote for the national medical specialty society that best represents them  in the AMA House of Delegates (HoD). Every physician member… Read More

AAHKS President Discusses Quality Initiatives, Risk Adjustment

Dr. Parsley at desk

President Brian S. Parsley, MD participated in an AAOS Board strategic discussion on “The Future of AAOS Quality Initiatives” during the AAOS Board of Directors Meeting on September 5, 2014. The AAOS Board requested that Dr. Parsley review for them AAHKS quality initiatives, especially risk adjustment, stating “In your role as President of the American Association of Hip and… Read More

AAHKS Board Meets for Annual Retreat

The AAHKS Board of Directors met in Rosemont, Illinois for the July Board Retreat where they attended a CME planning session facilitated by Shelly Rodrigues, Deputy Executive Vice President of the California Academy of Family Physicians. Following the session, members received a tour of the construction progress of the new Orthopaedic Headquarters Building and the Orthopaedic Learning Center.… Read More

AAHKS President Interviewed by OrthoBuzz

Read the interview with Brian S. Parsley, MD featured on The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery‘s OrthoBuzz website. Dr. Parsley talks about the latest trends in treatment, the ACA, his international medical missions, and what he loves about his profession. I am truly blessed to be an orthopaedic surgeon and am surrounded by highly motivated and talented… Read More