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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘Education’

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

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