American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


2017 Placement Match Results are In

The Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee/Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship Match took place on April 21, 2016 with 84 programs offering 166 total positions. The number of participating applicants, positions offered and matched applicants continues to grow. A record number of 160 positions filled – leaving six open positions. The SF Match lists the open positions on their website (click… Read More

Announcing the 2016 Health Policy Fellows

Chancellor Gray, MD

The AAHKS Health Policy Fellowship provides young, future leaders with an opportunity to get involved in the policy-making process where they learn to become effective advocates. AAHKS is pleased to announce this year’s fellows: Chancellor F. Gray, MD and Roshan P. Shah, MD, JD. Dr. Gray is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the… Read More

Chinese Visiting Fellows Program Underway

AAHKS has developed a visiting fellow program with the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS). AAHKS leadership attended the CAOS meeting in the spring of 2015 and interviewed about forty pre-selected candidates for the program. The candidates were very well qualified and excited about this opportunity. From the pre-selected pool, representatives of AAHKS and CAOS selected 18 fellows… Read More

The Hip Society Fellowship Deadline Extended

The Hip Society has extended the deadline for the British Hip Society Traveling Fellowship to February 10, 2016. Successful candidates will travel throughout the United Kingdom for a period of three to four weeks and will be hosted by world-renowned experts in adult hip reconstruction. The program will include opportunities for scientific exchange, OR observations, close interaction with… Read More

Alexander P. Sah, MD Selected as Leadership Fellow

Dr. Sah

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has selected AAHKS member, Alexander P. Sah, MD, for the 2016-2017 Leadership Fellows Program (LFP). The LFP combines didactic and experiential leadership training with an ongoing mentoring program. Dr. Sah is the Director of the Outpatient Joint Replacement Program and Co-Director of the Institute for Joint Restoration and Research at Washington… Read More

Call for Health Policy Fellow Applicants

The deadline to apply for the Health Policy Fellowship is approaching. To be considered, please email the requirements listed below to Joshua Kerr at no later than October 1, 2015: 1. Cover Letter 2. Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae 3. Personal statement: In 500 words or less, tell us why you want to be a Fellow and what your… Read More

Now Accepting Applications for the 2016-2017 Health Policy Fellowship

The AAHKS Advocacy Committee is now accepting applications for the AAHKS Health Policy Fellowship (HPF). The HPF is a two-year program that provides an opportunity for eligible orthopaedic surgeons to get involved in the policy-making process and to become effective advocates. The program exposes the Fellows to the various legislative and regulatory bodies that impact our members’ ability… Read More

The Knee Society Traveling Fellowship Application Period Opens

The Knee Society is now accepting applications for the John N. Insall Traveling Fellowship. Four international candidates will be selected to travel to various internationally recognized joint replacement and knee surgery centers hosted by The Knee Society members. The duration of the fellowship is one month commencing in October of 2016. Applicants must have completed either an Adult… Read More

JBJS Features Article on the Fellowship Match Process

Those interested in the history and recent metrics of orthopaedic fellowship match programs, including the AAHKS-supported Adult Reconstruction Match should check out the new article in this month’s Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, “The Fellowship Match Process: The History and a Report of the Current Experience.” Author Lisa K. Cannada, MD reports on the coordinated match process… Read More

This Week’s Featured Health Policy Fellow: Alexander McLawhorn, MD, MBA

Dr. McLawhorn

Alexander McLawhorn, MD, MBA is currently completing his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York. He will complete a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement next year at HSS. Dr. McLawhorn has interests in health care delivery and economics, and he earned degrees in medicine and business at Columbia University. During… Read More