American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


Call for Peer Reviewers for New Online Journal

AAHKS is seeking members interested in serving as peer reviewers and members of the editorial board of our new online journal, Arthroplasty Today. Please send a letter of interest and CV to Brian J. McGrory, MD, Editor-in-Chief  at About Arthroplasty Today This online journal, published four times a year, serves as a venue for current topics related to… Read More

Dr. McGrory Appointed Editor-in-Chief

AAHKS has announced the appointment of the founding Editor-in-Chief, AAHKS member Brian J. McGrory, MD, for the new medical journal, Arthroplasty Today. Dr. McGrory has editorial board experience with the American Journal of Orthopaedics, The Journal of Arthroplasty, Hospital Physician, and other peer-reviewed medical journals. Arthroplasty Today will serve as a venue for current topics related to joint… Read More

Humanitarianism Task Force Appointed

AAHKS President Brian S. Parsley, MD appointed members to a new task force on Humanitarianism and Medical Mission Involvement. Past President William J. Robb III, MD has agreed to be the chair. The task force, which reflects a strong passion of Dr. Parsley, has three goals: 1. To establish a Humanitarian Award to recognize AAHKS members who have distinguished… Read More

Call for Peer Reviewers

Peer reviewers are sought for a new AAHKS publication that will serve as a venue for current topics relating to joint replacement or the treatment of its complications, including prosthetic design, biomechanics, biomaterials, metallurgy, and biologic response to arthroplasty materials in vivo and in vitro. The publication is an open-access, peer-reviewed online journal with a focus on case reports of… Read More

In Memoriam: Fredrick F. Jaffe, MD

We were saddened to learn of the death of long-time AAHKS member Fredrick F. Jaffe, MD on April 16, 2014. Our deepest sympathy is extended to Dr. Jaffe’s spouse, Deborah Moody, MD, his family, friends and colleagues.

News Format Changes

Our delivery of important news moves forward with a new format. Items formerly included in the “Friday Report” and the monthly “News You Can Use” will now be posted on an ongoing basis to the AAHKS News page on our website (available in the Quick Links menu on the homepage). Once a week, the items posted over the… Read More

AAHKS Provides Input on Custom Devices

AAHKS, along with The Hip Society and The Knee Society, provided comments to the FDA on the Agency’s “Custom Device Exemption Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff.” Our comments suggested modifications to the draft guidelines that would improve its clarity and consistency.

Arthroplasty Today

Under the guidance of Publications Chair Michael P. Bolognesi, MD and Third Vice President William A. Jiranek, MD, agreement was reached with Elsevier, Inc. to publish a new electronic journal, Arthroplasty Today. Arthroplasty Today will serve as a venue for current topics related to joint replacement and associated procedures. This peer-reviewed journal publishes original manuscripts with a focus… Read More