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Last Call for Humanitarian Award Nominations

Deadline: Monday, July 21, 2014 Nominating a candidate is streamlined and convenient using this online form. Candidates who are selected as finalists will be asked to provide additional information. The Humanitarian Award recognizes AAHKS members who have distinguished themselves by providing humanitarian medical services and programs with a significant focus on musculoskeletal diseases and trauma including the hip… Read More

Stryker Joins AAHKS as Platinum Corporate Partner

For their support and commitment to AAHKS, Stryker is recognized as a Platinum  Corporate Partner. The Corporate Partnership program allows AAHKS to recognize those in the industry that demonstrate a commitment to supporting AAHKS in addressing the medical, educational, socioeconomic and health policy issues that we face together. Visit the Stryker website. Stryker is a leading medical technology… Read More

AAHKS Member Named Orthopaedic Surgery Chair at UAMS

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D. has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) effective August 1. He will hold the Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Barnes has been a UAMS professor of orthopaedics for the past three years while he continued his private practice.… Read More

Dr. McGrory Appointed Editor-in-Chief

AAHKS has announced the appointment of the founding Editor-in-Chief, AAHKS member Brian J. McGrory, MD, for the new medical journal, Arthroplasty Today. Dr. McGrory has editorial board experience with the American Journal of Orthopaedics, The Journal of Arthroplasty, Hospital Physician, and other peer-reviewed medical journals. Arthroplasty Today will serve as a venue for current topics related to joint… Read More

Medicare 2015 Fee Schedule Released

On July 3rd, CMS released their proposed 2015 physician fee schedule. The final rates and policies will be effective January 1, 2015. Among other things, the Proposed Rule would refine the physician work and practice expense (PE) resource-based relative value units (RVUs) and make changes to the payment rates for services paid under the MPFS. CMS expects reimbursement… Read More

Who am I?

I attended medical school at Georgetown University and lived in Washington, DC for 9 years. I completed my residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases/NYU in 2005. From there I was an adult reconstruction fellow at Rush University and ultimately returned there to practice in 2008. Currently, I am an assistant professor and the residency program director at… Read More

OMNI Joins AAHKS as Bronze Corporate Partner

For their support and commitment to AAHKS, OMNI is recognized as a Bronze Corporate Partner. The Corporate Partnership program allows AAHKS to recognize those in the industry that demonstrate a commitment to supporting AAHKS in addressing the medical, educational, socioeconomic and health policy issues that we face together. OMNI is an organization committed to the design, manufacture and… Read More

In Memoriam: Tony N. Aram, MD

It is with sadness that we report the death of AAHKS member, Tony N. Aram, MD of Virgina on June 17, 2014. Our deepest sympathy is extended to his wife, children, family, friends and colleagues. Dr. and Mrs. Aram were active in medical missions serving humanitarian aid twice a year. His family has requested that donations be made… Read More

New Orthopedic Residency Program Approved at Center Led by Former AAHKS President

Larkin Community Hospital (LCH) in South Miami, Florida and Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine have launched a new medical residency training program in Orthopedic Surgery approved by the American Osteopathic Association. The Center for Advanced Orthopedics at LCH, led by former AAHKS President, Carlos Lavernia, MD, will be the main training site for the new orthopedic… Read More

Health Care Spending to Grow

According to The Hill, a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) shows that as the economy improves, people are starting to spend more for health care – helping the industry to grow 6.8 percent next year. PwC analyzed employer-provided healthcare spending, and found that as the economy has improved, people feel more financially confident to get medical help and… Read More

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