American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘Annual Meeting’

AAHKS 2018 Learning Center/Exhibit Hall Sells Out

Once again this year, the AAHKS Learning Center/Exhibit Hall has sold out in record time. The Learning Center/Exhibit Hall is an important piece of the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting being held November 1-4, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. This year’s meeting and exhibition is expected to attract more than 2,000 surgeons, fellows, residents and other health professionals who are… Read More

Industry Symposia During AAHKS 2018

Each week, we will feature industry symposia that are scheduled for Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2 at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Here is this week’s featured symposium: Thursday, November 1, 2018 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. AmnioFix: Where Does it Fit in Clinical Practice? MiMedx Dr. Kris Alden discusses his experience with AmnioFix, a micronized dehydrated… Read More

AAHKS Abstract Submissions Smash Record

As the deadline closed on June 1, the number of abstracts submitted for the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting had already broken last year’s record number earlier in the day. The 1,615 abstracts submitted surpassed the number submitted for the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting by 228 abstracts. The AAHKS Program Committee attributes the spike to more members engaged in… Read More

Registration is Open for the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting!

Get ready for the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas from November 1-4, 2018! This is the premier hip and knee arthroplasty event of the year with the latest research and practical, cutting-edge clinical information to take back to your practice. The Orthopaedic Team course and the Business of Arthroplasty course can be taken… Read More

Two Weeks Left to Submit Abstracts for AAHKS 2018

Only two weeks remain to submit abstracts, symposium proposals and surgical technique video proposals for the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Learn about the abstract submission process, and get tips on the key elements of submitting a successful abstract from Joseph T. Moskal, MD, FACS, Bryan D. Springer, MD and Matthew P. Abdel, MD. The slide presentation of the… Read More

2018 AAHKS Resident Course Open for Applications

If you are a PGY3 resident or know someone who is, then visit the AAHKS website to learn more about the AAHKS Resident Arthroplasty Course that takes place prior to the start of the General Session at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Residents in the U.S. and Canada are encouraged to apply now. Acceptance to the course includes… Read More

Call for Submissions for AAHKS 2018

The AAHKS Annual Meeting Program Committee invites abstract submissions, symposium proposals and surgical technique video proposals for the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting. All submissions are due by June 1, 2018. Submit high-quality scientific and socioeconomic abstracts, symposium proposals covering all aspects of arthroplasty and health policy and high-quality, clinically relevant videos. Visit the AAHKS submission website for guidelines and… Read More

AAHKS to Host International Scholar

In partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), AAHKS will host Dr. Vincent Ativor from Kumasi, Ghana at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting in November. Dr. Ativor is the recipient of the 2018 AAOS International Emerging Leaders scholarship award. Through his attendance at our meeting, Dr. Ativor will take what he learns back to his trainees… Read More

“Chick” Yates Receives AAHKS Presidential Award

Chick Yates and Mark Froimson

Adolph “Chick” J. Yates, Jr., MD received the 2017 AAHKS Presidential Award for his outstanding service to AAHKS on Saturday, November 4, 2017 during the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting. AAHKS President, Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA, cited Dr. Yates’ tireless, behind-the-scenes work for AAHKS in the quality, performance measures and advocacy arenas that earned him the award. He… Read More

AAHKS Resource Center on Orthopedics Today

Video interviews and articles covering the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting are available on the Orthopedics Today website. One of the highlight videos is of AAHKS President Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA discussing the cutting-edge research presented, new CMS rules, digital health, robotics, assistive technologies, trends in joint replacement, the Industry Leadership Forum, patient education and young members… Read More