American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


AAOS Holds Virtual Lobby Day to Help Fix SGR

Virtual Lobby Day

AAOS, together with AAHKS and other medical associations and the physician community, is urging Congress to continue the progress already made toward replacing the flawed SGR formula. On February 4, 2015, physician leaders from across the country and from dozens of medical associations will converge on Washington, DC to stress the importance of passing a permanent SGR fix.… Read More

Website Metrics Remain Strong

After the busiest period for the AAHKS website around the time of the Annual Meeting, the website continues to draw thousands of visitors. The following analytics are from December 15, 2014 through January 15, 2015: Number of Unique Users: 12,984 Number of Pageviews: 41,888 Percentage of Visitors coming to the site for the first time: 79.29% Top Five Pages (and… Read More

Members Renew Dues, Use Websticker

AAHKS Member

AAHKS members can pay dues online by logging in at or by calling (847) 698-1200. More than one-third of our members have renewed their memberships as of this date. AAHKS members are also using a new “websticker” of the AAHKS logo on their websites, Facebook, email signatures, etc. If you would like to download the image, follow… Read More

Patient Education on AAHKS Website in Demand

Every day, nearly 600 visitors go to the “Total Hip Replacement” and “Total Knee Replacement” patient education pages on the AAHKS website. The unique visitors are coming to the AAHKS website from searches at and going directly to the articles. Keywords such as “hip, knee, hip & knee, hip and knee, and hip and knee replacement” bring… Read More

Can’t Wait Until Next Friday?

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AAHKS Has Taken on a New Look

February 25, 2014 For Immediate Release Rosemont, IL – The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons’ (AAHKS) logo and brand identification have been transformed in a way that reflects a great deal more than graphic design. It signifies their rededication to innovation, collaboration and advancement in the face of unprecedented challenges to its members, their patients and… Read More

Website Improvements

A new version of the website was released this afternoon and may be viewed at Over the week, remaining content will be migrated from and this new release will then replace it as well.

Video Journal

A Request for Information with input from Michael Bolognesi, MD, Stefano A. Bini, MD, Steven J. Incavo, MD, and William A. Jiranek, MD, was sent to 6 potential partners for an online video journal. This video journal will give users the ability to upload videos that demonstrate surgical procedures and submit them through a peer-review process. Three of… Read More