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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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USBJI Accepting Applications for Young Investigators Initiative

The second career development and grant mentoring program offered by the United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) takes place November 13-15, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Investigators are invited to apply for this program which provides early-career basic and clinical investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in the field to assist them in securing funding… 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

Match Results are In

The Adult Reconstruction/Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery Fellowship Match took place on April 23, 2015 with 79 programs offering 160 total positions. The number of participating applicants, positions offered and matched applicants continues to grow. A record number of 149 positions filled, leaving seven open positions in Tumor Surgery and four open positions in Adult Reconstruction positions. The SF Match… 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

“Why I Chose Adult Hip and Knee Replacement as a Career”

Orthopod, the eNewsletter of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics published an article in its September 2014 issue by Christopher Blair, DO, MBA  titled “Why I Chose Adult Hip and Knee Replacement as a Career.” Dr. Blair highlights his experience with The Match, the AAHKS Annual Meeting, and what he gained by attending the Annual Resident Course. Full… Read More

New Orthopedic Residency Program Approved at Center Led by Former AAHKS President

Larkin Community Hospital (LCH) in South Miami, Florida and Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine have launched a new medical residency training program in Orthopedic Surgery approved by the American Osteopathic Association. The Center for Advanced Orthopedics at LCH, led by former AAHKS President, Carlos Lavernia, MD, will be the main training site for the new orthopedic… Read More

Post-Match Scramble is On

Post-Match vacancies from the April 25th Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee/ Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship Match are posted on the SF Match website for positions starting in July of 2015. Click on the “Immediate Vacancies” tab. Interested residents can apply directly with programs.