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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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Residents Can Take Free Regional Courses in TJA

“Fundamentals of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents” presented by AAHKS, AAOS, The Hip Society, and The Knee Society offers free training in primary total hip and primary total knee arthroplasty in three regional U.S. locations. Courses will be lead by R. Michael Meneghini, MD, and Brett R. Levine, MD, in Rosemont, IL, Ronald Delanois, MD, and… Read More

View the Spring Meeting Preliminary Program

The preliminary agenda and faculty roster for the 2017 AAHKS Spring Meeting is now posted on the AAHKS website. There will be six symposia lead by moderators and panelists followed by breakout sessions in small groups where attendees have direct contact with leaders in hip and knee arthroplasty. Symposium I: Perioperative Optimization, R. Michael Meneghini, MD, moderator Symposium… Read More

Come to the Re-Designed Specialty Day

Specialty Day 2017 presented by The Hip Society, The Knee Society and AAHKS is re-designed for 2017. The  program, which takes place March 18 after the AAOS Annual Meeting, is divided into 10 sessions focusing on a wide range of contemporary topics relevant to today’s surgeon and practice such as: Hip Implant Wear and Complications Prevention and Management… Read More

First Webinar in MOC Series Begins Tuesday

The first webinar held in conjunction with the “MOC Recon 60-day Study Plan” takes place on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. AAHKS is collaborating with AAOS, The Hip Society, The Knee Society and  Orthobullets.com on this course that focuses only on reconstruction in a unique format that includes daily emails navigating the learner through adult reconstruction topics on Orthobullets.com. A… Read More

AAHKS Collaborates on New MOC Study Plan and Webinars

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AAHKS, The Hip Society, The Knee Society and AAOS are pleased to collaborate with Orthobullets.com on a high-quality, innovative Maintenance of Certification (MOC) adult reconstruction study plan. The new “MOC Recon 60-day Study Plan” will prepare practicing orthopaedic surgeons for the new format of the ABOS MOC Exam that now contains 150 questions focused on adult reconstruction. The… Read More

AAHKS Partners with Rheumatology and Anesthesiology

On the heels of the AAHKS Annual Meeting, Education Council Chair, Brian D. Springer, MD, gave an update on the status of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) collaboration at the ACR Annual Meeting this week. “With extensive literature review and expert input, the ACR and AAHKS have come together to propose a set of guidelines for medication… Read More

AAHKS/AAOS Knee Arthroplasty Course at OLC

This unique lab experience co-sponsored by AAHKS and AAOS at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Ill. from February 16-18, 2017 gives surgeons hands-on practice for a variety of procedures for managing arthritis of the knee. Learn the benefits and limitations of new and controversial technology including computer-navigation and robotics. The small group learning and personal interaction with… Read More

CAOS Fellow Training in New York

New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center is currently hosting Dr. Habaxi Kaken through the AAHKS fellowship program in partnership with the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS). The goal of this program is to help train individuals who have the capacity to return to China, develop quality joint replacement programs and become leaders in the field of… Read More

View Recording of Functional Cup Position Webinar

AAHKS hosted the “Functional Cup Position to Avoid Instability in Total Hip Arthroplasty – the Hip/Spine Relationship” webinar on September 28, 2016 moderated by Dr. Douglas Padgett, MD. Be sure to check out a great topic and great faculty: Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD, Seth A. Jerabek, MD and Erik N. Hansen, MD! Save the date for the next… Read More

Join the Next AAHKS Webinar

The next AAHKS webinar, “Functional Cup Position to Avoid Instability in Total Hip Arthroplasty and the Hip/Spine Relationship,” moderated by Douglas E. Padgett, MD, takes place on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern). Register now. Scope: The mobility of the spine is intimately associated with alignment, motion, and complications after total hip arthroplasty (THA). Patients with… Read More