American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


Match Results Released

The SF Match released Match results to programs and applicants yesterday for Adult Reconstruction and Tumor Fellowship positions that start in August of 2018. This was our most successful match to date with 169 applicants matching – an increase of nine over the 2016 Match. There were eight unmatched positions that are available for those who did not… Read More

Apply to Fellowship Match

AAHKS, The Hip Society (THS), The Knee Society (TKS) and the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) have established the Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee/Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship Match Program to assist orthopaedic residents in obtaining fellowships in adult reconstruction or musculoskeletal oncology. The target date for applicants to complete the requirements and submit applications is October 3, 2016. Register at… Read More

Tips for the Orthopaedic Fellowship Match

The AAOS Board of Specialty Societies (BOS) Fellowship Match Oversight Committee is hosting a free webinar “Tips for the Orthopaedic Fellowship Match” on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 8:15 p.m. (Eastern). If you are an orthopaedic resident looking to apply for a fellowship position and have questions or need advice about the Match process, plan to take part… Read More

Apply for the Traveling Fellowship

The Hip Society has announced that the application process is now open for the 2017 Hip Society Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellowship. This Fellowship program is open to four young orthopaedic surgeons from around the world. The traveling Fellows will visit ten to twelve sites in North America over approximately one month. The fellowships begin on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in San… Read More

Health Policy Fellowship: Apply Now

AAHKS Health Policy Fellows report that the experience provides them with the opportunity to engage with legislators on issues important to hip and knee surgeons and also to receive mentoring from AAHKS leaders. This part-time fellowship can be integrated into a full-time practice or training program. If you would like to learn about health policy and actively participate… Read More

2017 Placement Match Results are In

The Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee/Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship Match took place on April 21, 2016 with 84 programs offering 166 total positions. The number of participating applicants, positions offered and matched applicants continues to grow. A record number of 160 positions filled – leaving six open positions. The SF Match lists the open positions on their website (click… Read More

Announcing the 2016 Health Policy Fellows

Chancellor Gray, MD

The AAHKS Health Policy Fellowship provides young, future leaders with an opportunity to get involved in the policy-making process where they learn to become effective advocates. AAHKS is pleased to announce this year’s fellows: Chancellor F. Gray, MD and Roshan P. Shah, MD, JD. Dr. Gray is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the… Read More

Chinese Visiting Fellows Program Underway

CAOS fellow, Dr. Mao Xin Zhan is participating in an AAHKS/CAOS fellowship through Rush University. Pictured from l. to r. are Dr. Zhan, Scott M. Sporer, MD, Dennis Sheridan, SA, April Penkala PA-C, Brian M. Culp MD and Dalia M. Garunas, MD.

AAHKS has developed a visiting fellow program with the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS). AAHKS leadership attended the CAOS meeting in the spring of 2015 and interviewed about forty pre-selected candidates for the program. The candidates were very well qualified and excited about this opportunity. From the pre-selected pool, representatives of AAHKS and CAOS selected 18 fellows… Read More

The Hip Society Fellowship Deadline Extended

The Hip Society has extended the deadline for the British Hip Society Traveling Fellowship to February 10, 2016. Successful candidates will travel throughout the United Kingdom for a period of three to four weeks and will be hosted by world-renowned experts in adult hip reconstruction. The program will include opportunities for scientific exchange, OR observations, close interaction with… Read More

Alexander P. Sah, MD Selected as Leadership Fellow

Dr. Sah

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has selected AAHKS member, Alexander P. Sah, MD, for the 2016-2017 Leadership Fellows Program (LFP). The LFP combines didactic and experiential leadership training with an ongoing mentoring program. Dr. Sah is the Director of the Outpatient Joint Replacement Program and Co-Director of the Institute for Joint Restoration and Research at Washington… Read More