American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

Joint Education Ventures Subcommittee Report

William P. Barrett, MD, Chair of the Joint Education Ventures Subcommittee, gave the following report at the AAHKS Annual Meeting:

Most significant activities or developments:

  • Developed and implemented 3 resident surgical skills courses in Chicago, Dallas and Baltimore. Attended by over 110 residents
  • Grant funds exceeded expenses
  • Joint venture between AAHKS, AAOS, Hip Society and Knee Society

Plans for next year:

  • Build on success of 2014 courses > 90% of attendees “met/exceeded expectations”
  • PGY 2-3 target participants
  • Sites:
    –   Rosemont April 24-26 2015
    –   Baltimore May 15-17 2015
    –   Los Angeles June 5-7 2015


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