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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘Annual Meeting’

This Week’s Featured Committee Report: Finance

The AAHKS Finance Committee presented this report at the AAHKS Annual Meeting. Most significant activities or developments: With current assets totaling over $7 million, AAHKS continues to remain fiscally strong. Over $5.5 million are in reserves; being held in an investment account to be used as needed to further the mission of AAHKS and meet the needs of… Read More

Indian Hip and Knee Society Represented

Dr. Maloney, Dr. Parsley, Dr. Pachore, Dr. Khincha

Founding members of the Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons (ISHKS), Javahir A. Pachore, MD of Ahmedabad and H.P.C. Khincha, MD, FRCS of Bangalore, attended the AAHKS Annual Meeting for the first time. Dr. Pachore is the original founder and past-president of ISHKS, and Dr. Khincha is a founding member and Education Chair. They were invited to attend… Read More

Harpal S. Khanuja, MD Receives Humanitarian Award

Dr. Khanuja

The first annual Humanitarian Award was given to Harpal “Paul” S. Khanuja, MD for his humanitarian efforts as the Co-Founder and Medical Director of Operation Walk Maryland. Dr. Khanuja serves as an Assistant Professor, and the Chief of Adult Reconstruction, with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Operation Walk Maryland is a… Read More

AAHKS Welcomes International Colleagues

AAHKS extended invitations to international medical societies to attend this year’s Annual Meeting. Hip and knee surgeons from 22 countries are attending including Willem van der Merwe, MD, President of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in South Africa. Dr. van der Merwe first met AAHKS First Vice President, Jay R. Lieberman, MD and… Read More

AAHKS Explores Options for Future Meetings

Hotel meeting room

The AAHKS Annual Meeting grows every year as more members, nonmembers, industry and guests participate in the event. This year’s Annual Meeting is on track to be the largest yet. With this trend likely to continue, we need to identify future venues that can accommodate our growth for 2017 and beyond. At a visit this week to the… Read More

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

Moving Annual Meeting?

AAHKS members have been asked to weigh in on the future location of the Annual Meeting in an email survey sent out May 22. The Annual Meeting has always been held in Dallas for its central location and convenient flights from both coasts. We are contracted to remain in Dallas through 2016, but asked whether we should explore… Read More