American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


2018 Membership Dues Reminder

The majority of AAHKS members have renewed their 2018 membership, and we would like to thank those members again. We value our members and want to alert those who have not yet renewed their membership for this year that payment was due in January. We know from prior years that few, if any, members want to be dropped… Read More

Is Your Clinical Team Part of Ours?

Clinical affiliate members of AAHKS indicated in a recent survey that top benefits of their membership are enhancing professional development, improving patient care, getting updates on the latest research and discounts for educational opportunities. One of the AAHKS core values is inclusivity, and by extending our expertise to total joint arthroplasty team members, we are moving forward our… Read More

Time to Renew!

As 2017 comes to an end, the AAHKS Membership Department reminds members it is time to renew your AAHKS membership for 2018. The AAHKS membership year runs the calendar year from January 1 through December 31. Members received invoices for 2018 dues in their email mailboxes this week. You can renew your membership in AAHKS for another year… Read More

2017 ONN Implant Review Now Available

The “2017 Hip and Knee Implant Review” published by Orthopedic Network News (ONN) is now available to members for downloading. Log in to the AAHKS website for your copy. The issue also features: Top 10 Hip and Knee Hospitals Hospital Resources and Implant Cost Management Bundled Payments Update AAHKS makes this issue available to members as a benefit… Read More

UCLA Residents Sponsored for AAHKS Membership

In the interest of benefiting AAHKS and the orthopaedic training program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Benjamin C. Bengs, MD is serving as a reference and sponsor for residents interested in pursuing a career in arthroplasty. “I believe this will improve their overall orthopaedic surgery education and enhance their arthroplasty experience during training. Most of… Read More

AAHKS Falls below AMA Threshold

AAHKS has participated in the American Medical Association’s (AMA) House of Delegates for 17 years and through our presence represented the distinct interests of AAHKS members. As we have experienced a period of rapid growth for our association, we have fallen below the AMA’s required 20% threshold of AAHKS members who also belong to the AMA. AAHKS members… Read More

AMA House of Delegates Begins

AAHKS Delegate Chris Dangles, MD and Alternate Ted Tanner, MD are headed to Chicago this weekend to represent AAHKS in the American Medical Association’s Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates. Among the many scheduled events, AAHKS will participate in the Orthopaedic Caucus and the Federation CEO Meeting. We will also host a booth along with TJR residents… Read More

Has Your Membership Expired?

The AAHKS Membership Department would like to thank the vast majority of AAHKS members who have renewed their memberships for 2017. Because we are at the half-year point, membership and subscriptions to the JOA have expired for those who have not yet paid 2017 dues. In order to reinstate membership, receive the JOA and to register for the… Read More

Make Our Voice Heard in the AMA

Hip and knee surgery is a small subspecialty, but the AMA is the country’s largest and most visible physician society. Because we help guide the AMA’s direction through a seat in the AMA HOD, the CPT and RUC, the AMA amplifies our voice at both federal and state levels. Hip and knee surgeons cannot afford to be sidelined… Read More

Calling All Residents to AAHKS Membership!

If you have colleagues who are residents, please extend an invitation to them to join AAHKS. At an annual dues rate of only $95, residents who join AAHKS as Arthroplasty Surgeons in Training enjoy all the benefits of membership including an annual subscription to The Journal of Arthroplasty, opportunity for a scholarship waiver to publish in Arthroplasty Today,… Read More