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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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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

Resident Arthroplasty Class Filled

The Annual Resident Arthroplasty Course that takes place at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 26th Annual Meeting on November 11, 2016 has filled. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please complete the registration form, and you will be notified if an opening becomes available. If you would like to attend… Read More

Registration Opens for Popular Resident Course

The 8th Annual Resident Course takes place on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. just before the start of the 26th AAHKS Annual Meeting scientific program at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. AAHKS has created this course specifically for PGY3 orthopaedic residents. Course attendees receive free tuition for both the Resident Arthroplasty… Read More

Submit an Abstract for the Young Investigator Symposium

Young Investigators have a chance to present a paper at the prestigious Hip Society/AAHKS 2016 Open Meeting that takes place at the AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting / Specialty Day on March 5, 2016 in Orlando, Florida, USA. The three best papers will be selected for podium presentation by The Hip Society’s Education Committee. Abstract submission is now open.… Read More

What to Consider when Pursuing Orthopaedic Surgery

The AAHKS delegate to the AMA, Christopher J. Dangles, MD, recently took part in the AMA Wire’s “Shadow Me” Specialty Series that offers a glimpse to medical students about what a physician’s life is like in their specialty. Dr. Dangles talks about what a typical week is like and what physicians in training should know about when pursuing… Read More

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