American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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‘Annual Meeting’

2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting Call for Submissions

The AAHKS Annual Meeting Program Committee invites abstract submissions, symposium proposals and surgical technique video proposals for the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting. All submissions are due by June 1, 2017. We have taken suggestions and launched a new, simpler submission system. We welcome your feedback and suggestions as you use this for the first time. Visit the AAHKS… Read More

Access Abstracts from the 2016 Annual Meeting

Abstracts from paper and symposium presentations are available on the AAHKS website in individual PDF files. There were 56 papers, eight symposia and three AAHKS Award papers presented. A link to the ePosters is also available where you can review the abstracts and view the e-version of the posters. WATCH NEXT WEEK’S NEWS: The call for the 2017… Read More

AAHKS 2016 Posters Moving to Archive

On Monday, December 12, the posters from the 2016 AAHKS Annual Meeting will move to the archive section of the website. Posters along with their associated abstracts and audio/video recordings from the authors will be available along with posters from the prior two Annual Meetings. There is also an “ask the author” feature that allows visitors to submit… Read More

2016 AAHKS Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

A record number of over 2,800 total attendees took part in the 2016 AAHKS Annual Meeting at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas last week. The industry sessions and general scientific sessions were well-attended through the last day. Studies presented included research in the areas of primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, infection, non-arthroplasty and health policy. The… Read More

Annual Meeting Underway

The 2016 AAHKS Annual Meeting is underway in Dallas with a record number of attendees. Today’s activities included special courses, industry symposia, Ask the Expert case sessions and the start of the Scientific Sessions. Brian S. Parsley, MD was awarded with the 2016 AAHKS Humanitarian Award, and Brian J. McGrory, MD was awarded with the 2016 AAHKS Presidential Award. Click… Read More

AAHKS Awards Brian S. Parsley, MD for Humanitarian Efforts

AAHKS is proud to award Brian S. Parsley, MD with the 2016 AAHKS Humanitarian Award for his humanitarian efforts with the Faith In Practice medical mission organization. Dr. Parsley has served in the organization for 20 years – completing 50 trips to provide surgical care to the poor of Guatemala. Some of his work includes co-leading screening clinics… Read More

New Board Members Nominated

At the AAHKS Business Meeting that took place during the 2016 Annual Meeting, members voted to approve the following members nominated to open positions on the AAHKS Board of Directors by the Nominating Committee: Second Vice President – Michael P. Bolognesi, MD Third Vice President – C. Lowry Barnes, MD Treasurer – Ryan M. Nunley, MD Secretary – Gregory G. Polkowski,… Read More

Industry Symposia at AAHKS 2016

The following symposia take place on Thursday and Friday prior to the start of the Scientific Session. Thursday, November 10, 2016 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Same-Day Surgery: The Road to Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Medtronic The intent of this course is to provide the rationale for and discuss precedents and innovative methodologies for performing outpatient total joint surgeries,… Read More

Join the Fun Run at AAHKS 2016

Fun Run and Walk

The “Orthos on the Move” 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk takes place on Saturday, November 12 at 6:00 a.m. The course is on the Trinity Strand Trail that runs through the Dallas Design District near all of the meeting hotels. Co-sponsored by ConforMIS and Pacira Pharmaceuticals, proceeds will benefit the Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education… Read More