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Welcome to the home page of The Hip Society. Founded in 1968, The Hip Society is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge relating to the hip joint.


The Hip Society’s Online Abstract Submission System is Now OPEN

Abstracts are currently being accepted for:

  • The 2015 Young Investigator Symposium at The Hip Society 2015 Winter (Open) Meeting, in cooperation with AAHKS, at the AAOS 2015 Annual Meeting / Specialty Day
    Submission open to Non-Members ONLY
    March 28, 2015
    Sands Expo and Convention Center
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Presenter must be:
    Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon (US and Canada only) with focus on the hip joint.
    Active Member of the AAOS and/or COA.
    Minimum three (3) years post-fellowship training.
    First author on the abstract that is being submitted.
    Non-member of The Hip Society.
    Able to travel to the meeting.
  • Abstracts must be:
    Either basic science or clinical study related to disorders or surgery of the hip joint, not previously presented or published in whole or in part.

For additional information on the Young Investigator Symposium, click here.

Please read the submission instructions carefully prior to submitting an abstract. To submit an abstract, click here. (You will be asked to provide a Hip Society user ID and password to log in.)


For any assistance with your login or submission, please contact The Hip Society office at hip@aaos.org or 1-847-698-1638.


The 2014 Open Meeting FINAL Program of The Hip Society and AAHKS (at the AAOS Annual Meetings), March 15, 2014 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA - for more information see Educational Offerings.

The full-day program was presented on March 15, 2014 in New Orleans, LA by world renowned faculty of experts as nine (9) symposia covering hip arthroscopy, osteotomies about the hip joint, primary THR, metal corrosion of modular connections in THA, bearing surfaces in THA, revision THR pearls and video vignettes, infection, complication of THR, and metal-on-metal complications. The presidential guest speaker, Paul J. Gregg, MD, FRCS, FRCS(Ed)(Middlesbrough, UK), presented about the National Joint Registry, what had been achieved and the lessons learned.

Those who attended the program in New Orleans and those who viewed our live webcast, will receive complimentary access to archives for one (1) full year.

PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ACCESS ARCHIVED CONTENT: http://www.prolibraries.com/aaos/events/2014hipsoc/event


Important information on Metal-on-Metal implant devices for our patients and orthopaedic surgeons: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safety Communication on metal-on-metal hip implants which includes recommendations on imaging a patient with a metal-on-metal hip implant AAHKS/AAOS/Hip Society position statement “Current Concerns with Metal on Metal Hip Arthroplasty"


Operation Walk and Operation Walk USA

The Hip Society members proudly participate in Operation Walk programs internationally and in the United States. Operation Walk and Operation Walk USA are non-profit volunteer medical services organizations providing pro bono surgical treatments to patients who have no access to life-improving surgical care. For information about Operation Walk international missions, please visit www.operationwalk.org. To learn more about Operation Walk USA, go to www.opwalkusa.com.


A Nation in Motion

The Hip Society encourages its members and their patients to participate in A Nation In Motion, a national campaign of the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons).


The campaign to build a new headquarters and a new orthopaedic learning center.




The Hip Society Administrative Office:
6300 N. River Road, Suite 727, Rosemont, IL 60018-4226
Telephone: (847) 698-1638 Fax: (847) 823-0536
Email: hip@aaos.org

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