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  • The 2019 Specialty Day
  • Your Specialty.  Your Day.

    Join The Hip Society, The Knee Society, and AAHKS for a focused all-day program on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting/Specialty Day in Las Vegas, NV. We will cover a wide range of contemporary topics in adult reconstruction. Delivered by world-renowned experts and recognized thought-leaders in the field, the program will offer insights into clinical challenges and research advancements.  Highlights will include award paper presentations and ample time for discussions. Migrate between the Hip and the Knee rooms and build your own learning experience around the topics and speakers of interest to you.

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    through AAOS (member and non-member registration now open).

    VIEW

    preliminary program (subject to change).

  • Scientific Awards
  • 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 subsequent Winter (Open) Meeting of The Hip Society (on the Specialty Day of the AAOS Annual Meeting).
     
    SUBMISSION FOR THE 2019 SCIENTIFIC AWARDS IS NOW CLOSED.
     
    Bone and Joint Journal (BJJ) is the official journal of The Hip Society.
  • JAMM 2019
  • Joint Arthroplasty Mountain Meeting
    presented by The Hip Society, The Knee Society, and the
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Course Directors: 
    Fred D. Cushner, MD • Aaron A. Hofmann, MD •
    Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD • Christopher L. Peters, MD
     
    Join Us at JAMM to expand your TKA and THA management options.  This interactive course empowers you with comprehensive approaches and contemporary techniques to improve your operative performance and outcomes for complex primary and revision TKA and THA.  Get the latest expertise, from technique, technology and instability, to post-operative dilemmas and infection.
     
    The program includes case presentations, small group round tables, exhibits, video competition and great interactive learning opportunities.  Learn moreEarn an estimated 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for this activity.
     
    Secure your spot on the slopes and Register Now!

     

  • Contact Us
  • The Hip Society Management Office

    9400 West Higgins Road, Suite 500
    Rosemont, IL 60018 USA
    T: 1 (847) 698-1638
    F: 1 (847) 268-9745
    E:  hip@aaos.org

     

    Olga Foley, CAE, IOM - Society Director
    T:  1 (847) 384-4245
     
    Cynthia Garcia - Society Coordinator
    T:  1 (847) 384-4219
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  • Your Specialty. Your Day.
  • Join us on Saturday, March 16, 2019 - on Specialty Day at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting - Las Vegas, Nevada. 

    Join The Hip Society and AAHKS for a focused all-day program on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting/Specialty Day. We will cover a wide range of contemporary topics in adult reconstruction. Delivered by world-renowned experts and recognized thought-leaders in the field, the program will offer insights into clinical challenges and research advancements.
     
    Highlights will include award paper presentations and ample time for discussions. Migrate between the Hip and the Knee rooms and build your own learning experience around the topics and speakers of interest to you.
     

    REGISTER

    through AAOS (member and non-member registration now open).

    VIEW

    preliminary program (subject to change).

  • GDPR Compliance Statement
  • The Hip Society is aware of the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) adopted by the European Union, and in effect as of 25 May 2018.  We are working on complying with GDPR, and will update this information soon.  With any questions or concerns, please contact The Hip Society at hip@aaos.org.
  • JAMM 2019
  • Joint Arthroplasty Mountain Meeting
    presented by The Hip Society, The Knee Society, and the
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Course Directors: 
    Fred D. Cushner, MD • Aaron A. Hofmann, MD •
    Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD, FACS • Christopher L. Peters, MD

    JAMM 2018 content is now available ONLINE (sponsored by Smith & Nephew)

     

    ACT TODAY!

    REGISTER Online Now or use this printable form to register.  Registration deadline is January 11, 2019.
    Book your housing HERE.  Housing deadline is January 11, 2019.
     
     

    WHY JAMM?

    DOWNLOAD Preliminary Program (subject to change).
    VIEW Course Brochure.
     
    This interactive course equips you with comprehensive approaches and contemporary techniques to improve your operative performance and outcomes in complex primary and revision total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty.  World-renowned faculty share strategis, tips and pearls through a dynamic blend of presentations, debates, keynotes, and roundtables to explore all aspects of TKA and THA.  Benefit from their collective experience on technique, technology and instability to post-operative dilemmas and infection.
     

    JOIN US!

     
     
    Program Highlights:
    - Case-based presentations and point-counterpoint debates by recognized experts
    - Faculty-led small group roundtables to discuss challenges
    - Exhibits and industry partner interactive learning opportunities
    - Video competition, voting, and awards
    - Earn an estimated 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
     
    Bring your extended care team, PAs and nurses, to build synergy in your approaches and improve patient care at every touchpoint.
     
    Hit the slopes on mid-day recreation breaks at this convenient ski-in ski-out location and discover world-class restaurants, shopping, spas, and galleries throughout scenic Park City.  It's a great family destination, plus enjoy kid-friendly programming at the Monday night reception.
     
    Industry partners:  We invite you to exhibit and participate in JAMM 2019. It is an outstanding opportunity to support the three premier partnering organizations dedicated to the highest level of excellence of professional education in orthopaedics.  DOWNLOAD JAMM 2019 prospectus, and contact foley@aaos.org to secure your spot.  Deadline to do so is NOW.
  • The Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellowship
  • Named to honor the significant contributions, and to preserve the legacy, of Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD and Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD, The Hip Society’s Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellowship is open to four (4) young orthopaedic surgeons from North America (USA and Canada), and throughout the world.  Once selected, the traveling fellows visit up to ten (10) sites in North America as identified by the Fellowship & Mentorship Committee.  The host sites structure the fellows’ visits to include personal interaction, conferences, surgical observations, and cadaver labs.  The ultimate goal of the fellowship is to offer the young surgeons an inspirational tour of state-of-the-art facilities providing exemplary surgical care of the hip joint throughout North America.  MORE
     
    The annual deadline to apply is August 15.  More information on applying for the 2020 program will be available soon.  Those who applied for the 2019 Fellowship program will be notified following the December 3 Committee conference call.
     
  • European Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction
  • European Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction is sponsored and administered by the M. E. Müller Foundation of North America.  For more information on how to apply, please visit www.memfna.org.

    • Current Studies Supported by The Hip Society
    • The Hip Society has endorsed the RCT study submitted by Dr. Emil Schemitsch concerning ORIF of B1 periprosthetic fractures.  This study is receiving funding by OTA, but participation by The Hip Society members is encouraged. 

      Interested centers are asked to contact Dr. Schemitsch at Emil.Schemitsch@lhsc.on.ca

      Vancouver B1 Surgical Technique Guide (October 2016)

       

       
  • About The Hip Society
  • "The concept of developing a society within the ranks of Orthopedic Surgery in North America devoted to the diseases of and the surgery of the hip joint was originated by Frank Stinchfield. As president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic surgeons (AAOS), secretary of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), president of the American College of Surgeons, and Professor and Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia’s School of Physicians and Surgeons, he was a man of broad experience and wide vision. …he saw the potential for a major role of total hip replacement surgery in the management of end-stage arthritic problems of the hip."
    William H. Harris, MD, D.Sc, Founding Member and Past President of The Hip Society



     

  • Happy 50th Anniversary, The Hip Society!

  •  

    The Hip Society thanks the 50th Anniversary Task Force

    Vincent D. Pellegrini, Jr., MD - Chair

    Daniel J. Berry, MD

    A. Seth Greenwald, D.Phil. (Oxon)

    William B. Macaulay, MD

    Bert J. Thomas, MD

  • Committees
  • DOWLOAD current committee listings.

  • Mission
  • The Mission of The Hip Society is to advance the knowledge and treatment of hip disorders to improve the lives of our patients.
     
    View The Hip Society Bylaws here.
    View The Hip Society Strategic Plan here.
     
  • Vision
  • The Vision of The Hip Society is to lead in the discovery and dissemination of knowledge related to disorders of the hip.
  • Values
  • Education

    The Hip Society’s principal function is to lead in the discovery and dissemination of knowledge about disorders of the hip.
     

    Innovation 

    Creating a better future and a sustainable organization for our members through innovation in every effort undertaken by The Hip Society.
     

    Collaboration

    The ability to build strategic relationships and develop knowledge exchange with other organizations within the field through the collaboration of its members.
     

    Integrity

    The integrity of The Hip Society is based on candid and honest discourse in an environment predicated on mutual respect and full disclosure of conflicts of interest.
     

    Inspiration

    The Hip Society believes in inspiration and empowerment of others by encouraging discovery. The Hip Society will mentor the next generation of surgeons and scientists, and will inspire others to study diseases of the hip.

     

    Achievement

    The Hip Society is driven by our members' unyielding pursuit of excellence.
     

     

  • Board of Directors
  • 2018 - 2019
    President - Douglas E. Padgett, MD (New York, NY)
    1st Vice President - Joshua J. Jacobs, MD (Chicago, IL)
    2nd Vice President - Robert L. Barrack, MD (St. Louis, MO)
    Immediate Past President - Kevin L. Garvin, MD (Omaha, NE)
    Secretary - Don S. Garbuz, MD (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
    Treasurer - Jay Lieberman, MD (Los Angeles, CA)
    Education Committee Chair - Mathias P.G. Bostrom, MD (New York, NY)
    Membership Committee Chair - William A. Jiranek, MD (Durham, NC)
    Research Committee Chair - Richard Iorio, MD (New York, NY)
    Member-At-Large - C. Anderson Engh, MD (Alexandria, VA)
    Fellowship & Mentorship Committee Chair (Ex-Officio) - Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr. MD (New Albany, OH)
  • The Knee Society's Members Meetings
  • September 5-7, 2019 - Cape Neddick, ME

    September 10-12, 2020 - Chicago, IL

    September 9-11, 2021 - Napa, CA

  • AAHKS Annual Meetings
  • November 7-10, 2019

    29th Annual Meeting
    Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX
     
  • Summer (Closed) Meeting of The Hip Society
  • The Hip Society's Summer Meetings are closed meetings.  Members only may attend. 

     

    The 2019 Summer Meeting | September 25-27, 2019

    (Note that the meeting pattern is Wed to Fri)

    DOWNLOAD the meeting flyer for preliminary information (subject to change).

    The American Club

    Kohler, WI

     

    SAVE THE DATES!

    The 2020 Summer Meeting | October 1-3, 2020

    Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
     

    The 2021 Summer Meeting | October 7-9, 2021

    Location and venue in the DC area TBD
     
  • Congratulations!
  • Recipient of the 2018 Hip Society Lifetime Achievement Award

    Prof. Reinhold Ganz

    Professor and Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in the University of Bern and Consultant for Joint Preserving Hip Surgery in Bern and the University of Torino, Italy.  Professor Ganz is one of the most accomplished orthopedics and hip surgeons in the world. He has influenced a whole generation of orthopedic surgeons through his research, surgical innovations and teaching.  Professor Ganz authored nearly 460 publications and held many visiting professorships and guest lectureships in different universities and institutions. His contributions are recognized by many other awards and prizes.
  • The Hip Society Lifetime Achievement Awards
  • The Hip Society Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
    2018 Reinhold Ganz, MD, Professor Emeritus
    2016 Clive P. Duncan, MD, FRCSC
    2014 Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD
    2013 Charles A. Engh, Sr, MD
    2012 Thomas H. Mallory, MD
    2010 Jorge O. Galante, MD
    2008 William H. Harris, MD

     

     

  • The Hip Society Scientific Awards
  • Otto Aufranc, MD

     

    John Charnley, MD

     

    Frank Stinchfield, MD

     

    Submission is now closed.  Please check back 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 subsequent Winter (Open) Meeting of The Hip Society (on the Specialty Day of the AAOS Annual Meeting).
     
    Award submissions are solicited from members and non-members.  The deadline to submit a full manuscript is December 1, 2018.  The awards are named after individuals who have made outstanding contributions to reconstructive surgery of the hip and will be based on the criteria that follow:
     
    - The Otto Aufranc and 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.
     
    Bone and Joint Journal (BJJ) is the official journal of The Hip Society.
  • Past Winners of The Hip Society's Scientific Awards
  • For a listing of scientific award winners from 1985 to 2016, click HERE.


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