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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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‘Spring Meeting’

Spring Meeting Brings Together Multidisciplinary Approach

Several of the symposia at the 2017 AAHKS Spring Meeting will include experts from fields outside of hip and knee arthroplasty to discuss many of the challenges we all face in arthroplasty. The American Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA) will take part in a co-branded symposium moderated by AAHKS President William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS. This symposium will… Read More

Spend an Extra Day in San Francisco!

Plan to attend the 2017 AAHKS Spring Meeting in San Francisco, and take advantage of our great hotel rate to stay a day to enjoy the numerous festivals and events taking place in the city. For example, “Uncorked – the San Francisco Wine Festival” takes place on the waterfront on Saturday, May 6 in Ghirardelli Square featuring tastings… 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

Meet One-on-One at Spring Meeting

Attendees of the 2016 AAHKS Spring Meeting commented on the valuable experience of meeting in small group settings and having one-on-one conversations with leaders in hip and knee surgery. As a complement to the AAHKS Annual Meeting, the Spring Meeting is pared down in size with interactive breakout sessions and symposia that focus on THA and TKA. Learn… Read More

AAHKS Spring Meeting Offers CME

Do you enjoy interacting with your AAHKS colleagues? Are you looking to get your questions answered by leading experts in a small group setting? Then the 2017 AAHKS Spring meeting is for you! The meeting takes place May 5-6, 2017 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco and has limited attendance. Register and make hotel reservations now!… Read More

2016 Spring Meeting Presentations Posted and 2017 Date Announced

Following our successful first Spring Meeting in Washington, DC, the presentations that have been authorized for sharing are now available on the website. Another thank you to the attendees, faculty and sponsors who made this meeting possible. Mark your calendars for the 2017 AAHKS Spring Meeting, which will take place May 5-7. Location information forthcoming!

Thank You to Spring Meeting Participants

The First Annual AAHKS Spring Meeting concluded successfully in Washington, DC with overwhelmingly positive feedback. Over 100 members participated in case-based, small group discussions on topics in total joint arthroplasty, which made for an intimate and effective learning environment. AAHKS wishes to express thanks to all the meeting participants, faculty and organizational sponsors: DePuy Synthes, DJO Global, Medtronic,… Read More

Spring Meeting Underway

Podium panel

The First Annual AAHKS Spring Meeting began today in Washington, DC. Attendees participated in instructional course lectures and heard from Stacie Monroe, Manager of the Orthopaedic PAC, who encouraged all members to contribute to the PAC by texting the letters “AAOS” to 41444. One attendee joined the Capitol Club even before she finished her update. View the Spring… Read More

Spring Meeting Cherry Blossom Forecast

The century-old cherry trees lining the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC reached peak bloom on March 24. Depending on weather, the blossoms can remain on the trees for days after as the leaves come in. The Tidal Basin is in walking distance of the Grand Hyatt Washington where the First Annual AAHKS Spring Meeting takes place March 31-April… Read More

Still Time for Spring Meeting

There is some space available for the First Annual AAHKS Spring Meeting taking place March 31-April 2, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. This ICL-format meeting will engage attendees in small-group discussions with faculty members. Attendance is capped at 200. As a side note, we have learned that cherry blossom peak season will happen early this year,… Read More