American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


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

USBJI Accepting Applications for Young Investigators Initiative

The second career development and grant mentoring program offered by the United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) takes place November 13-15, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Investigators are invited to apply for this program which provides early-career basic and clinical investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in the field to assist them in securing funding… Read More

The Knee Society Traveling Fellowship Application Period Opens

The Knee Society is now accepting applications for the John N. Insall Traveling Fellowship. Four international candidates will be selected to travel to various internationally recognized joint replacement and knee surgery centers hosted by The Knee Society members. The duration of the fellowship is one month commencing in October of 2016. Applicants must have completed either an Adult… Read More

Match Results are In

The Adult Reconstruction/Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery Fellowship Match took place on April 23, 2015 with 79 programs offering 160 total positions. The number of participating applicants, positions offered and matched applicants continues to grow. A record number of 149 positions filled, leaving seven open positions in Tumor Surgery and four open positions in Adult Reconstruction positions. The SF Match… Read More