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  • 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 more.
    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

    E:  foley@aaos.org

  • The Hip Society Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellowship
  • Apply Today!

    Applications for the 2019 Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellowship are now being accepted. For criteria and instructions, DOWNLOAD the 2019 application form.  Deadline to submit the application is August 15, 2018 (11:50 pm CDT). With any questions, please email hip@aaos.org.

    The 2018 Rothman-Ranawat Fellows visiting Drs. Adolph Lombardi, Keith Berend,
    and their partners at Joint Implant Surgeons in New Albany, OH
    "...it was great to visit the leading centres in hip surgery in the world and to spend 'quality' time with the leaders in the field. I feel extremely fortunate to have been given this amazing opportunity and I am grateful to The Hip Society for making this possible. " -- Christopher Gooding, MD, a 2018 Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellow
  • Journal
  • The Hip Society is pleased to announce that the
    is now the official journal of the Society. 
    BJJ will publish The Hip Society's Proceedings and Awards.

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  • 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.
  • Winter (Open) Meetings of The Hip Society and AAHKS
  • Join us on Saturday, March 16, 2019 - on Specialty Day at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting - Las Vegas, Nevada.  More information will be available soon!



  • 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)


    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.
    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
    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.
    Register Online Now or use this printable form to register.
    Book your housing HERE
    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.
  • 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
  • Updated information coming soon.

  • 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.


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


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


    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.


    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.



    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 - John C. Clohisy, MD (St. Louis, MO)
    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 20-22, 2018 - St. Louis, MO

    September 5-7, 2019 - Cape Neddick, ME

    September 10-12, 2020 - Chicago, IL

    September 9-11, 2021 - Napa, CA

  • AAHKS Annual Meetings
  • November 1-4, 2018

    28th Annual Meeting
    Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX

    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.  More information is posted on the Members-Only page (log-in required).

    The 2018 Summer Meeting | October 4-6, 2018
    Park Lane Hotel
    New York, NY
    View the Meeting-at-a-Glance schedule.


    The 2019 Summer Meeting | September 25-27, 2019
    (Note that the meeting pattern in Wed to Fri.)
    The American Club
    Kohler, WI
    SAVE THE DATES:  The 2020 Summer Meeting | October 1-3, 2020
    Location and venue TBD
  • Congratulations, Prof. Reinhold Ganz!
  • 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


    Congratulations, the 2018 Award Winners!
    The Otto Aufranc Award - "The Genetics of Osteolysis After Total Hip Arthroplasty"
    Scott J. Macinnes, PhD; Konstantinos Hatzikotoulas, PhD; Anne Marie Fenstad, MSc; Karan Shan, PhD; Lorraine Southam, PhD; Ioanna Tachmazidou, PhD; Geir Hallan, PhD; Harvard Dale, PhD; Kalliope Panoutsopoulou, PhD; Ove Furnes, PhD; Eleftheria Zeggini, PhD; J. Mark Wilkinson, PhD; FRCS
    The John Charnley Award - "Analysis of US Hip Replacement Bundled Payments: Physician-initiated Episodes Out Perform Hospital-initiated Episodes"
    William S. Murphy, AB; Ahmed Siddiqu, DO; Tony Cheng, MBA; Ben Lin, BA; David Terry, MBA; Carl T. Talmo, MD; Stephen B. Murphy, MD
    The Frank Stinchfield Award - "Spino-pelvic Hypermobility is Associated with Inferior Outcome Post-THA: Examining the Effect of Spinal Arthrodesis"
    George Grammatopoulous, BSc, MBBS, D.Phil (Oxon); Wade Gofton, MD, FRCSC, Med; Zaid Jibri, MBCHb, MRCSEd, FRCR; Matthew Coyle, MD; Johanna Dobransky, MHK, BSc, Cheryl Kreviazuk, BA; Paul R. Kim, MD, FRCSC; Paul E. Beaule, MD, FRCSC
    The Hip Society Scientific 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.
    Information on how to submit a manuscript in consideration for the 2019 Scientific Awards will be available in August 2018.
  • 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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