Hall of Fame Jockey to Receive Hip Replacement

Gary Stevens, three-time Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes winner and National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame inductee, has announced that he will have a total hip replacement this month. “I wasn’t ready to hang it up and I still don’t know if I’m...

Tom Price, MD Nominated to Head HHS

After this week’s nomination of Representative Tom Price (R-GA), an orthopaedic surgeon and AAHKS member, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), AAHKS, AAOS and AMA released statements in support of the nomination. “We believe the President’s Cabinet and...

What Patients are Reading: Industry Reps in the OR

The Washington Post reported this week on the issue of industry representatives being present in the orthopaedic operating room. Serving as technical advisors for the products they represent, the Washington Post explains what their role has traditionally been. AAHKS...

AAOS CEO to Retire

Karen L. Hackett, FACHE, CAE, announced that she will retire from her position as chief executive officer of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Karen has held the position for 14 years and will retire on April 14, 2017. OrthoSpineNews reports that a...
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