American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘Annual Meeting’

Symposia Topics Selected for Annual Meeting

The Program Committee has selected eight symposia topics for the scientific program taking place November 6-8 during the AAHKS 25th Annual Meeting. These preliminary titles are subject to change: Symposium I: “State of the Art Management of Tough and Unsolved Problems in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty” Symposium II: “Patient Reported Outcome Measures: This is your New Reality” Symposium… Read More

Abstracts Selected for Annual Meeting

The Program Committee for the 25th Annual Meeting has completed their reviews of the 1,293 abstracts submitted, and selected 59 papers and 200 posters for the program. Authors are being notified this week and next week, and the preliminary program will be in place pending their acceptance to present at the podium or participate in the poster exhibit.… Read More

Help Us Document AAHKS History

AHHKS will kick off it’s 25th Anniversary celebration at this year’s 25th Annual Meeting, and we need help from members to document its history. The AAHKS headquarters has files of every past meeting including meeting minutes, programs and attendance records; however, we are short on photographs. If you have photos and/or videos that you can share with us… Read More

Annual Meeting Launches New Course for Hospital Administrators

“The Business of Total Joint Replacement: Surviving and Thriving” is the newest course being offered at the AAHKS 25th Annual Meeting. This course was created especially for hospital administrators, practice administrators, out-patient surgery center administrators, payors and surgeons who deal with improving quality, cost reduction, standardization of care, and risk. Contracting for bundles and total cost of care… Read More

Orthopaedic Team Course Offered at Annual Meeting

The Orthopaedic Team Course will take place on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel prior to the AAHKS Annual Meeting program. Attendees can choose to attend only the course or to attend the course and Annual Meeting program as well. This course has been specifically created for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Registered… Read More

This is the Last Weekend to Submit Abstracts!

The Annual Meeting Program Committee will soon be reviewing abstracts for the 25th Annual Meeting. The deadline to submit abstracts is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2015. The committee will select abstracts for either podium presentations or the poster exhibition during the Annual Meeting. We are using a new abstract submission website this year. Create a new account on the… Read More

Last Weekend to Submit Symposium Proposals and Videos

Monday is the deadline to submit symposium proposals and surgical technique videos for consideration in the 25th Annual Meeting program. Symposia are meant for cutting edge, controversial, new or innovative topics. Symposia topics should be well balanced and feature a blend of differing styles, techniques or management. Log in to submit symposium proposals. The AAHKS Program Committee will… Read More

Present Your Video at Annual Meeting

The AAHKS Annual Meeting Program Committee has developed a new educational feature for the 25th Annual Meeting. Peer-reviewed videos of surgical techniques will be presented at computer kiosks for attendees to view. Submitters can upload their videos and 300-word abstracts during the submission period starting Tuesday, April 14 and ending Monday, May 4, 2015. Starting on Tuesday, visit the… Read More

Communications and Electronic Media Subcommittee Report

Stephen J. Incavo, MD, Chair of the Communications and Electronic Media Subcommittee gave the following report at the AAHKS Annual Meeting: Most significant activities or developments: The most significant activity has been the deployment of a new website Content Management System. Using WordPress along with our Amazon Web Services allows us more flexibility in maintaining and creating content.… Read More