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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘Education’

New Patient Education: PRP Injections

Following the recent article on stem cell therapy added to the patient education library on www.AAHKS.org, another new article, “PRP for the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee” has been added. The article was written and peer reviewed by the AAHKS Patient and Public Relations and Evidence-Based Medicine Committees. The article explains what conditions PRP is… Read More

Stem Cell Technology Added to Patient Library

The AAHKS Patient and Public Relations Committee has published a new article, “Can Stem Cell Therapy Help My Joint Pain?” to the AAHKS library of patient education articles. The article has been written and peer reviewed by members of the Patient and Public Relations Committee and the Evidence-Based Medicine Committee. Articles in the library are regularly updated and… Read More

BHS Meeting in Center of London

Join AAHKS at the British Hip Society’s (BHS) Annual Meeting, March 1-3, 2017. AAHKS members receive discounted registration rates as a Guest Society of the BHS, by invitation of President Fares S. Haddad. The conference topics include trends in practice, developing surgical research, getting acclimated as a new surgeon in private practice, and the presentation of many scientific… Read More

Residents Can Take Free Regional Courses in TJA

“Fundamentals of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents” presented by AAHKS, AAOS, The Hip Society, and The Knee Society offers free training in primary total hip and primary total knee arthroplasty in three regional U.S. locations. Courses will be lead by R. Michael Meneghini, MD, and Brett R. Levine, MD, in Rosemont, IL, Ronald Delanois, MD, and… Read More

View the Spring Meeting Preliminary Program

The preliminary agenda and faculty roster for the 2017 AAHKS Spring Meeting is now posted on the AAHKS website. There will be six symposia lead by moderators and panelists followed by breakout sessions in small groups where attendees have direct contact with leaders in hip and knee arthroplasty. Symposium I: Perioperative Optimization, R. Michael Meneghini, MD, moderator Symposium… Read More

Come to the Re-Designed Specialty Day

Specialty Day 2017 presented by The Hip Society, The Knee Society and AAHKS is re-designed for 2017. The  program, which takes place March 18 after the AAOS Annual Meeting, is divided into 10 sessions focusing on a wide range of contemporary topics relevant to today’s surgeon and practice such as: Hip Implant Wear and Complications Prevention and Management… Read More

First Webinar in MOC Series Begins Tuesday

The first webinar held in conjunction with the “MOC Recon 60-day Study Plan” takes place on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. AAHKS is collaborating with AAOS, The Hip Society, The Knee Society and  Orthobullets.com on this course that focuses only on reconstruction in a unique format that includes daily emails navigating the learner through adult reconstruction topics on Orthobullets.com. A… Read More

AAHKS Collaborates on New MOC Study Plan and Webinars

orthobullets.com

AAHKS, The Hip Society, The Knee Society and AAOS are pleased to collaborate with Orthobullets.com on a high-quality, innovative Maintenance of Certification (MOC) adult reconstruction study plan. The new “MOC Recon 60-day Study Plan” will prepare practicing orthopaedic surgeons for the new format of the ABOS MOC Exam that now contains 150 questions focused on adult reconstruction. The… Read More

AAHKS Partners with Rheumatology and Anesthesiology

On the heels of the AAHKS Annual Meeting, Education Council Chair, Brian D. Springer, MD, gave an update on the status of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) collaboration at the ACR Annual Meeting this week. “With extensive literature review and expert input, the ACR and AAHKS have come together to propose a set of guidelines for medication… Read More

AAHKS/AAOS Knee Arthroplasty Course at OLC

This unique lab experience co-sponsored by AAHKS and AAOS at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Ill. from February 16-18, 2017 gives surgeons hands-on practice for a variety of procedures for managing arthritis of the knee. Learn the benefits and limitations of new and controversial technology including computer-navigation and robotics. The small group learning and personal interaction with… Read More