American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


Dr. Froimson and Dr. Jiranek Chair AAHKS Business Course

Co-Chairs, Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA and William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS announce the preliminary agenda for “The Business of Total Joint Replacement: Surviving and Thriving.” Taking place on Friday, November 2 at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting, this course is beneficial for administrators in all settings, payors and surgeons at every level of practice. Topics include keeping… Read More

AAHKS Abstract Submissions Smash Record

As the deadline closed on June 1, the number of abstracts submitted for the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting had already broken last year’s record number earlier in the day. The 1,615 abstracts submitted surpassed the number submitted for the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting by 228 abstracts. The AAHKS Program Committee attributes the spike to more members engaged in… Read More

Bring Your PA to THA Course in Rosemont

The surgical skills course, “Meeting the Challenges of Total Hip Arthroplasty” takes place July 19-20 at the OLC in Rosemont, Ill, and space is still available. Sponsored by AAHKS, AAOS and THS and directed by Scott M. Sporer, MD, Hany S. Bedair, MD and John M. Keggi, MD, this intensive, hands-on course provides modern strategies for preoperative planning,… Read More

Register for AAHKS/AAOS/TKS Knee Arthroplasty Course

“Innovative Surgical Techniques and Emerging Technology in Knee Arthroplasty: UKA to Revision” takes place March 22-24, 2018 at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois. This exciting, surgical skills course led by top surgeons in the field will bring you up to speed on current best practices, as well as emerging technologies designed to enhance patient outcomes after… Read More

First Webinar in MOC Series Begins Tuesday

The first webinar held in conjunction with the “MOC Recon 60-day Study Plan” takes place on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. AAHKS is collaborating with AAOS, The Hip Society, The Knee Society and on this course that focuses only on reconstruction in a unique format that includes daily emails navigating the learner through adult reconstruction topics on A… Read More

AAHKS Collaborates on New MOC Study Plan and Webinars

AAHKS, The Hip Society, The Knee Society and AAOS are pleased to collaborate with on a high-quality, innovative Maintenance of Certification (MOC) adult reconstruction study plan. The new “MOC Recon 60-day Study Plan” will prepare practicing orthopaedic surgeons for the new format of the ABOS MOC Exam that now contains 150 questions focused on adult reconstruction. The… Read More

AAHKS/AAOS Knee Arthroplasty Course at OLC

This unique lab experience co-sponsored by AAHKS and AAOS at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Ill. from February 16-18, 2017 gives surgeons hands-on practice for a variety of procedures for managing arthritis of the knee. Learn the benefits and limitations of new and controversial technology including computer-navigation and robotics. The small group learning and personal interaction with… Read More

Earn CME at AAHKS UKA Knee Webinar

The next AAHKS Webinar, “Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA)”  moderated by David F. Dalury, MD, takes place on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) with faculty presentations by Craig J. Della Valle, MD; William G. Hamilton, MD; Wael K. Barsoum, MD and Adolph V. Lombardi, MD. Get complete details, and register now! Description This course will equip… 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!