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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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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

West Coast Resident Course Sold Out

The California location of “Fundamentals of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents” presented by AAOS, AAHKS, The Hip Society and The Knee Society taking place next month has sold out. There are still some spots remaining in the Illinois (Rosemont Orthopaedic Learning Center) location that runs April 27-29, 2018. Course highlights include perioperative planning and templating, the… Read More

2018 AAHKS Resident Course Open for Applications

If you are a PGY3 resident or know someone who is, then visit the AAHKS website to learn more about the AAHKS Resident Arthroplasty Course that takes place prior to the start of the General Session at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Residents in the U.S. and Canada are encouraged to apply now. Acceptance to the course includes… Read More

Register for Resident Hip/Knee Arthroplasty Course

If you are a resident or have residents in your programs, you will want to know about this interactive surgical skills course designed exclusively for orthopaedic residents. Skills learned in the course will lead to proficiency in hip and knee arthroplasty. Residents will spend the majority of time practicing bone cuts, correct ligament balancing for TKA, determining correct… Read More

AAHKS Resident Course Open for Applications

If you are a PGY3 resident or know someone who is, then please visit the AAHKS website to learn more about the AAHKS Annual Resident Course. Residents in the U.S. and Canada are encouraged to apply now. Acceptance to the course includes airfare, ground transportation, hotel accommodation and meals. Learn more.

Residents Can Take Free Regional Courses in TJA

“Fundamentals of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents” presented by AAHKS, AAOS, The Hip Society, and The Knee Society offers free training in primary total hip and primary total knee arthroplasty in three regional U.S. locations. Courses will be lead by R. Michael Meneghini, MD, and Brett R. Levine, MD, in Rosemont, IL, Ronald Delanois, MD, and… Read More

Resident Arthroplasty Class Filled

The Annual Resident Arthroplasty Course that takes place at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 26th Annual Meeting on November 11, 2016 has filled. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please complete the registration form, and you will be notified if an opening becomes available. If you would like to attend… Read More

Registration Opens for Popular Resident Course

The 8th Annual Resident Course takes place on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. just before the start of the 26th AAHKS Annual Meeting scientific program at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. AAHKS has created this course specifically for PGY3 orthopaedic residents. Course attendees receive free tuition for both the Resident Arthroplasty… Read More

Submit an Abstract for the Young Investigator Symposium

Young Investigators have a chance to present a paper at the prestigious Hip Society/AAHKS 2016 Open Meeting that takes place at the AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting / Specialty Day on March 5, 2016 in Orlando, Florida, USA. The three best papers will be selected for podium presentation by The Hip Society’s Education Committee. Abstract submission is now open.… Read More

What to Consider when Pursuing Orthopaedic Surgery

The AAHKS delegate to the AMA, Christopher J. Dangles, MD, recently took part in the AMA Wire’s “Shadow Me” Specialty Series that offers a glimpse to medical students about what a physician’s life is like in their specialty. Dr. Dangles talks about what a typical week is like and what physicians in training should know about when pursuing… Read More