Trending in JOA: Timing Preoperative Work

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed payment policy changes last month that significantly impact hip and knee surgeons by devaluing procedures by 5.4% work RVUs. Authors of the article, “Substantial Preoperative Work Is Unaccounted for in...

Journal Editors Sign Diversity Pledge

“As a surgery journal editor, I pledge to strive for diversity in the peer review process and among the editorial boards and editorial leaders.” A call from Melina R. Kibbe, MD, FACS, FAHA, Journal of the American Medical Association Surgery Editor in Chief, to fellow...

Thank You, Journal Reviewers!

AAHKS wishes to thank the peer reviewers who dedicate their time to the Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA) and Arthroplasty Today (AT). Both journals have seen a substantial increase in submissions so far this year. Reviewers have met the challenge and continue to keep...

We Need Your Photos!

Advancing patient care is our mission, and we are creating an image library of AAHKS members with their patients doing just that. Photos may be included in AAHKS member publications, Annual Meeting publications, AAHKS websites and social media. If you have photos you...

Clarivate Releases JOA Impact Factor

by John J. Callaghan, MD, JOA Editor in Chief Clarivate Web of Science has released their Journal Citation Reports 2020. Although there are a number of companies that rate the impact of scientific journals, Clarivate’s impact factor has received the most notoriety....

Arthroplasty Today Adds New Social Media Editor

The AAHKS Board of Directors approved a new Social Media Editor position for the Arthroplasty Today Editorial Board. LTC Jaime L. Bellamy, DO, MS started her new position on July 1, 2020. Dr. Bellamy is Chief of the Orthopaedics Service at Womack Army Medical Center...
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