FOCAL Recordings

Recordings of previous Fellows Online COVID-19 AAHKS Learning Initiative sessions
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Hip Arthroplasty

Preventing Femoral Component Failure with Anterior Approach

Session 1

Host: Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia
Presenter: William G. Hamilton, MD

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Acetabular Bone Loss

Session 4

Host: OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, North Carolina
Presenter: William L. Griffin, MD
Faculty: Thomas K. Fehring, MD

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Periprosthetic Fractures After Total Hip Arthroplasty

Session 8

Host: Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
William J. Hozack, MD
Faculty: Clive P. Duncan, MD, MSc, FRCSC

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"Trunnionosis" & Safe Removal of THA Components

Session 9

Host: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Presenters: Thomas J. Bradbury, MD and James R. Roberson, MD

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Hip-Spine Relationship in THA

FOCAL session 10

Host: NYU, New York City, New York
Ran Schwarzkopf, MD
Faculty: James D. Slover, MD and William J. Long, MD

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Dual Mobility and Hip Instability

Session 11

Host: NYU, New York City, New York
James D. Slover, MD
Faculty: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD and William J. Long, MD

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Hip Preservation Current Concepts and Decision Making – Preservation vs. Arthroplasty

Session 13

Host: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Presenters: Christopher L. Peters, MD and Lucas A. Anderson, MD 
Faculty: Christopher E. Pelt, MD and Jeremy M. Gililland, MD

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Hip Preservation Surgery

Session 16

Host: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Presenters: Rafael J. Sierra, MD, Robert T. Trousdale, MD and Bruce A. Levy, MD

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Failing Metal-On-Metal THA – Diagnosis & Management

Session 23

Host: Colorado Joint Replacement, Denver, Colorado
PresentersCharlie C. Yang, MD and Jason M. Jennings, MD

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Challenging Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Cases

Session 26

Host: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Presenter: James A. Browne, MD
Faculty: Matthew Harb, MD and John Taliaferro, MD

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The Failed Trochanter After THA: Non-op, ORIF, and Gluteus Maximus Transfer

Session 30

Host: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Presenter: Gregory G. Polkowski III, MD, MSc
Faculty: Stephen M. Engstrom, MD and Andrew A. Shinar, MD

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The Complicated Total Hip Arthroplasty

Session 37

Host: Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland
Moderator: Harpal S. Khanuja, MD
Faculty: Julius K. Oni, MD, Robert S. Sterling, MD, Savyasachi Thakkar, MD, and Daniel J. Valaik, MD 

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Knee Arthroplasty

UKA - Past Present and Future / Bicompartmentals and Bi-cruciate Retaining: Are These Really Options?

Session 2

Host: Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia
Presenter: Kevin B. Fricka, MD  
Faculty: William G. Hamilton, MD and Robert A. Sershon, MD

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Conversion of Failed UKA to TKA

Session 3

Host: OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, North Carolina
Presenter: Bryan D. Springer, MD  
Faculty: Walter B. Beaver, MD

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What a Uni Patient Looks Like

Session 5

Host: Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
Presenter: Tad L. Gerlinger, MD  
Faculty: Craig J. Della Valle, MD

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Cemented vs. Cementless Knees

Session 6

Host: Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
Presenter: Brett R. Levine, MD, MS  
Faculty: Denis Nam, MD, MSc

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Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

Session 7

Host: Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Presenter: P. Maxwell Courtney, MD
Faculty: Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA

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Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Marlex Mesh

Session 15

Host: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Presenter: Matthew P. Abdel, MD 
Faculty: Michael J. Taunton, MD and Kevin I. Perry, MD

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Wound Complications In TKA – Prevention & Management

Session 22

Host: Colorado Joint Replacement, Denver, Colorado
Presenter: Douglas A. Dennis, MD
Faculty: Jason Jennings, MD

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The Painful TKA: Diagnosis, Treatment and Technical Pearls

Session 27

Host: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Presenters: Robert M. Molloy, MD and Atul F. Kamath, MD
Faculty: Trevor G. Murray, MD

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Flexion Instability in Total Knee Arthroplasty; Diagnosis and Surgical Management

Session 31  

Host: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Presenter: Leonard T. Buller, MD
Faculty: Lucian C. Warth, MD

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Perioperative Management, Infection, and

Current Approaches to Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of PJI

Session 12

Host: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Presenters: Christopher E. Pelt, MD and Jeremy M. Gililland, MD  
Faculty: Christopher L. Peters, MD and Lucas A. Anderson, MD

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Perioperative Optimization, Antibiotic Stewardship in TJA and Perioperative TJA Rehabilitation

Session 14

Co-Hosts: University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.
Presenters: Paul K. Edwards, MD, Benjamin F. Ricciardi, MD, and Thomas G. Myers, MD, MPT 
Faculty: Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA

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Duke Arthroplasty Fellows Case Conference & A Test of Your Implant Knowledge

Session 18

Host: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Presenters: Michael P. Bolognesi, MD and Samuel S. Wellman, MD 
Faculty: William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS and Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD

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ERAS and Patient Selection & Optimization for TJA

Session 19

Host: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 
Presenter: Gregory J. Golladay, MD 
Faculty: Nirav K. Patel, MD, FRCS and Jeremy A. Ross, MD

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Advanced Management of Hip and Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection; The Diagnosis is Established, Now What?

Session 32

Host: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Presenter: Lucian C. Warth, MD
Faculty: Leonard T. Buller, MD

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Optimizing Blood Management in TJA; Megaprostheses in Joint Reconstruction

Session 35

Host: Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California
Presenters: Anna A. Kulidjian, MD and Jeffrey M. Wilde, MD

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Knee Joint Preservation for the Arthroplasty Surgeon: Management of the Young Arthritic from Cartilage Repair to Osteotomy

Session 36

Host: Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California
Presenter: William D. Bugbee, MD
Faculty: Kace A. Ezzet, MD

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Other Topics

The Use of Social Media to Build a Practice

Session 17

Host: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Presenter: Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD 
Faculty: William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS

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Robotics and Technology in Hip and Knee Replacement + Hip/Spine Case Discussion

Session 21

Host: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, New York
Presenters: Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD and Seth A. Jerabek, MD
Faculty: Michael P. Ast, MD

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Policy Changes and How They Have Affected Orthopaedics and Arthroplasty

Session 24

Host: Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics, Baltimore, Maryland
Presenter: Ronald E. Delanois, MD
Faculty: John T. Gill, MD and James Nace, DO, MS

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Bundled Payments, Advocacy and Changes of the BPCI

Session 25

1. History of Bundled Payments
Richard Iorio, MD, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

2. My Experience in the Bundle
Adolph “Chick” Yates Jr., MD, University of Pittsburgh

3. Advocacy, Changes of the BPCI & CJR, and Two-Midnight Rule
James I. Huddleston III, MD, Stanford University

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Planning & Implementing an Arthroplasty Outcomes Registry / How to Spot Bad Science in Clinical Research

Session 28:

Host: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Presenter: Alison M. Klika, MD, MS and Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD
Faculty: Carlos A. Higuera, MD

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Own It – Managing Complications Early in Practice

Session 29

Host: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Presenter: Stephen M. Engstrom, MD
Faculty: Gregory G. Polkowski II, MD, MSc and Andrew A. Shinar, MD

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Preparing to Take Your Oral Boards

Session 34

William G. Hamilton, MD

Board Preparation in the First Year of Practice
Robert A. Sershon, MD

Getting Ready To Take the Test
Ryan N. Robertson, MD & Blake E. Peterson, MD

Pearls That Helped Us Pass the Test
Alex J. Tauchen, MD & Nicholas M. Brown, MD

Tips from a Board Examiner: What Are Examiners Really Looking For?
Ronald E. Delanois, MD

William G. Hamilton, MD 

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