American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


AMA Celebrates Women Physicians

This event, held in conjunction with the AMA Women in Medicine Month, will feature a networking reception, tour of the AMA’s headquarters, and dynamic presentations and breakout sessions. The registration fee is $25 for AMA physician members, $10 for student and resident members, and $95 for nonmembers. The fee covers access to this special event and includes lunch,… Read More

Watch PQRS 101 Webinar Replay

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) hosted a webinar on the new Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) reporting method for Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). A QCDR is a CMS-approved entity (such as a specialty society or certification board) that collects medical or clinical data for the purpose of patient and disease tracking to improve the quality and… Read More

Webinar Covers PQRS Reporting Requirements

Join the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) and CECity, a Premier Inc. Company, for the webinar “An Overview of the 2016 AJRR Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center” on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern). In addition to an overview of the AJRR Quality Resource Center, the webcast will review reporting requirements for those participating in PQRS or… Read More

AAHKS in Colombia for Co-Branded Meeting

AAHKS members, led by Past President Carlos Lavernia, MD, presented as part of the 12th Annual ELCCR – Latin American Meeting of Hip and Knee Surgeons – program. AAHKS also hosted a booth at the conference promoting the Annual Meeting and International Membership in order to create lasting professional and social connections between members of all involved societies.… Read More

Missed the UKA Webinar? Watch the Replay

AAHKS hosted the Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA) webinar on June 29, 2016. The webinar equipped practicing orthopaedic surgeons with state-of-the art information and cutting-edge strategies aimed at enhancing the care of patients undergoing UKA. Moderator and Faculty: David F. Dalury, MD, Craig J. Della Valle, MD, William G. Hamilton, MD, Wael K. Barsoum, MD and Adolph V. Lombardi,… Read More

Orthopaedic Learning Center Hosts Value-based Care Symposium

Presented by the Value-based Healthcare Consortium, “Value Based Care and its Implications: Preparing for Bundled Payments and CJR” takes place on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in the Orthopaedic Headquarters in Rosemont, Ill. AAHKS members Joseph Bosco, MD, Richard Iorio, MD and Board member Ryan Nunley, MD are the featured experts. Full details.

Earn CME at AAHKS UKA Knee Webinar

The next AAHKS Webinar, “Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA)”  moderated by David F. Dalury, MD, takes place on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) with faculty presentations by Craig J. Della Valle, MD; William G. Hamilton, MD; Wael K. Barsoum, MD and Adolph V. Lombardi, MD. Get complete details, and register now! Description This course will equip… Read More

Attend Latin American Meeting of Hip and Knee Surgeons

AAHKS is cobranding the 12th Latin American Meeting of Hip and Knee Surgeons 2016 (ELCCR 2016) in Cartagena, Colombia from August 3-6, 2016. AAHKS members will be presenting on the program. Full details. Tip: if you need to translate the website into another language, use Google Chrome as the Web browser.  

2016 Spring Meeting Presentations Posted and 2017 Date Announced

Following our successful first Spring Meeting in Washington, DC, the presentations that have been authorized for sharing are now available on the website. Another thank you to the attendees, faculty and sponsors who made this meeting possible. Mark your calendars for the 2017 AAHKS Spring Meeting, which will take place May 5-7. Location information forthcoming!

Take Self-Assessment Exam Online

In partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), The Hip Society and The Knee Society, we are offering the “2016 Adult Reconstructive Surgery of the Hip and Knee” self-assessment examination. The peer-reviewed, online exam includes videos of surgical demonstrations, more than 30 expert contributors, and 200 multiple-choice questions in hip and knee arthroplasty, anatomy, basic science,… Read More