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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘Fellowships’

Today is Match Day 2018!

The Adult Reconstruction/Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery Fellowship Match took place today with 99 programs offering 193 total positions. The number of applicants, positions available and matched applicants continues to grow. A record number of 177 positions filled, and 16 positions remain open. The SF Match lists the open positions on their website (click the Immediate Vacancies tab). Unmatched applicants… Read More

Health Policy Fellow Deadline Today

The deadline to apply for the 2018 AAHKS Health Policy Fellowship is 11:59 p.m. on September 1, 2017. Health Policy Fellows engage with AAHKS leaders and legislators on issues that are important to the field of hip and knee arthroplasty. This part-time fellowship can be integrated into a full-time practice or training program. A personal statement, CV and… Read More

Health Policy Fellowship: Apply Now

AAHKS Health Policy Fellows report that the experience provides them with the opportunity to engage with legislators on issues important to hip and knee surgeons and also to receive mentoring from AAHKS leaders. This part-time fellowship can be integrated into a full-time practice or training program. If you would like to learn about health policy and actively participate… Read More

Hip and Knee Fellowship Match Opens Tuesday

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the SF Match will begin accepting registration for the Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee/Tumor Fellowship Match. These positions are for 2019 placement. October 3, 2017 is the target date for applicants to complete the requirements for application distribution. AAHKS, The Hip Society (hjHS), The Knee Society (KS) and the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS)… Read More

CAOS Fellow Completes Training

Dr. Wang and Dr. Lombardi

Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc. in Ohio hosted Dr. Benjie Wang through the AAHKS traveling fellowship program in partnership with the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS). “We certainly enjoyed having him here,” said AAHKS member, Adolph V. Lombardi Jr., MD. The goal of this program is to help train individuals who have the capacity to return to China,… Read More

Match Results Released

The SF Match released Match results to programs and applicants yesterday for Adult Reconstruction and Tumor Fellowship positions that start in August of 2018. This was our most successful match to date with 169 applicants matching – an increase of nine over the 2016 Match. There were eight unmatched positions that are available for those who did not… Read More

Apply to Fellowship Match

AAHKS, The Hip Society (THS), The Knee Society (TKS) and the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) have established the Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee/Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship Match Program to assist orthopaedic residents in obtaining fellowships in adult reconstruction or musculoskeletal oncology. The target date for applicants to complete the requirements and submit applications is October 3, 2016. Register at… Read More

Tips for the Orthopaedic Fellowship Match

The AAOS Board of Specialty Societies (BOS) Fellowship Match Oversight Committee is hosting a free webinar “Tips for the Orthopaedic Fellowship Match” on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 8:15 p.m. (Eastern). If you are an orthopaedic resident looking to apply for a fellowship position and have questions or need advice about the Match process, plan to take part… Read More

Apply for the Traveling Fellowship

The Hip Society has announced that the application process is now open for the 2017 Hip Society Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellowship. This Fellowship program is open to four young orthopaedic surgeons from around the world. The traveling Fellows will visit ten to twelve sites in North America over approximately one month. The fellowships begin on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in San… Read More

Health Policy Fellowship: Apply Now

AAHKS Health Policy Fellows report that the experience provides them with the opportunity to engage with legislators on issues important to hip and knee surgeons and also to receive mentoring from AAHKS leaders. This part-time fellowship can be integrated into a full-time practice or training program. If you would like to learn about health policy and actively participate… Read More