USA Today Features Hip and Knee Replacements for Baby Boomers

This week USA Today featured an article about increasing numbers of Baby Boomers receiving hip and knee replacements. They followed Trenton, Michigan’s mayor Kyle Stack in her recovery period following hip replacement surgery. The article covers quicker recovery times...

AAHKS Funds Infection Research

In response to a request by the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF), the AAHKS Board approved a contribution of $160,000 to fund research into periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). PJI was identified as a research priority by OREF with input from many...

Jonathan K. Salava, MD Returns to Marshall University

After completing his residency at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia and his fellowship at OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Jonathan K. Salava has returned to the university as an...

AAHKS Participates in RUC Process

Health Policy Committee Chair Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA and Executive Director Mike Zarski, JD attended the September meeting of the AMA/Specialty Society RVS Update Committee in Chicago. The AAHKS delegation worked with AAHKS member and AAOS representative John...
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