Congratulations, 2023 Award Winners!

Award-winning papers were presented on March 7, 2023, in Las Vegas, NV, at The Hip Society/AAHKS Specialty Day.  The 2023 award papers will be published in The Hip Society's Proceedings in the Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA).

The Otto Aufranc Award

Intraosseous Vancomycin in Total Hip Arthroplasty - Superior Tissue Concentrations and Improved Efficiency

Katharine D. Harper, MD

The John Charnley Award

A Quantitative Fluoroscopic Tool Improves Acetabular Fragment Positioning in Periacetabular Osteotomy

Christopher L. Peters, MD

The Frank Stinchfield Award

Creation of a Patient-Specific Total Hip Arthroplasty Periprosthetic Fracture Risk Calculator

Cody C. Wyles, MD

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The 2024 Scientific Awards:  Call for Papers Coming Soon!

The Hip Society, annually, gives out three (3) scientific awards for papers submitted from the various training programs or from practicing orthopaedic surgeons for presentation at the AAOS Annual Meeting, during The Hip Society/AAHKS Specialty Day Programming. Award submissions are solicited from members and non-members.  The awards are named after individuals who have made outstanding contributions to reconstructive surgery of the hip:

  • The Otto Aufranc and the John Charnley Awards:  Papers submitted in these categories are to be based on innovative research, either clinical or basic, encompassing important advances in the management of hip disorders.
  • The Frank Stinchfield Award: This prize is given to a resident or fellow in training who submits an outstanding contribution concerning hip problems.



Otto Aufranc, MD          

John Charnley, MD


Frank Stinchfield, MD

 Submission Process

  1. Members and non-members are eligible to submit.
  2. Submit a JOA*-formatted paper as one (1) PDF document (including cover letter, title page, abstract, paper, references, and any tables and figures) to Taylor Bowen at  [email protected] (please specify in the subject line that the submission is for a Hip Society Award).
    1. Review JOA Guide for Authors
  3. Deadline for 2024 award submissions TBA.

 *Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA) is the official journal of The Hip Society.