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OMNI Joins AAHKS as Bronze Corporate Partner

For their support and commitment to AAHKS, OMNI is recognized as a Bronze Corporate Partner. The Corporate Partnership program allows AAHKS to recognize those in the industry that demonstrate a commitment to supporting AAHKS in addressing the medical, educational, socioeconomic and health policy issues that we face together. OMNI is an organization committed to the design, manufacture and… Read More

Important July Dates

Friday, July 4 – AAHKS office closed for the Independence Day holiday. AAHKS News Update will resume July 11. Monday, July 21 – Deadline to submit nominees for the new Humanitarian Award. Nominate colleagues who provide humanitarian medical services with a focus on musculoskeletal diseases and trauma including the hip and knee in the US or abroad. The… Read More

AAHKS Participates in the Combined AOA/COA Meeting

Palais Des Congres

Mike Zarski, Executive Director, along with Krista Stewart, Membership and Advocacy Coordinator, attended the AOA/COA and AOA’s Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD) Meeting this week. They reached out to new domestic and international members, met with leaders of the host organizations, and AAHKS leaders who were also in attendance.

Pacira Joins AAHKS as Gold Corporate Sponsor

For their support and commitment to AAHKS, Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is recognized as a Gold Corporate Partner. The Corporate Partnership program allows AAHKS to recognize those in the industry that demonstrate a commitment to supporting AAHKS in addressing the medical, educational, socioeconomic and health policy issues that we face together. About Pacira “Our in-depth knowledge of the needs… Read More

AAHKS Represented at AMA

The AAHKS delegation, led by Courtland G. Lewis, MD and alternate delegate Christopher J. Dangles, MD as well as Executive Director Mike Zarski attended the American Medical Association Annual House of Delegates meeting in Chicago this week. The delegates, along with Krista Stewart, Membership & Advocacy Coordinator, also participated in the AMA Medical Student Specialty Showcase. The Showcase… Read More

AcelRx Joins AAHKS as Bronze Corporate Partner

For their support and commitment to AAHKS, AcelRx is recognized as a Bronze Corporate Partner. The Corporate Partnership program allows AAHKS to recognize those in the industry that demonstrate a commitment to supporting AAHKS in addressing the medical, educational, socioeconomic and health policy issues that we face together. About AcelRx: They are a “specialty pharmaceutical company focused on… Read More

Staff Explores Technical Aspects of Joint Implants

Executive Director Mike Zarski, along with Eileen Lusk, Director of Meetings and Education and Jean Furlan, Meetings and Industry Coordinator attended OMTEC 2014 in Rosemont, Ill. and learned about the technical aspects of joint implants from materials engineers and manufacturers in the supply chain.

More Corporate Sponsor Visits

AAHKS Executive Director Mike Zarski, Director of Meetings and Education, Eileen Lusk, and Meetings and Industry Coordinator Jean Furlan met with representatives from DePuy Synthes and Zimmer at their respective Warsaw, Indiana headquarters this week. As new corporate partners with AAHKS, discussions included mutual commitments to educational support of orthopaedic fellows and residents, the AAHKS Annual Meeting, and… Read More

ConforMIS Joins AAHKS as Corporate Sponsor

For their support and commitment to AAHKS, ConforMIS Inc., is recognized as Bronze Corporate Sponsor. The Corporate Partnership program allows AAHKS to recognize those in the industry that demonstrate a commitment to supporting AAHKS in addressing the medical, educational, socioeconomic and health policy issues that we face together. About ConforMIS Inc.: They are a “privately held company that… Read More

InVivoLink Joins AAHKS as a Corporate Sponsor

For their support and commitment to AAHKS, InVivoLink is recognized as a Bronze Corporate Sponsor. The Corporate Partnership program allows AAHKS to recognize those in the industry that demonstrate a commitment to supporting AAHKS in addressing the medical, educational, socioeconomic and health policy issues that we face together. InVivoLink describes itself as “providers of quality and cost data… Read More