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The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is accepting podium and poster abstracts for its 19th Annual Meeting, Nov. 7-9, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency DFW in Dallas. Clinical and socio-economic topics related to hip and knee arthroplasty are welcomed. Thomas K. Fehring, MD, is the AAHKS Education Chair. The deadline to submit abstracts on-line is April 15; for more information, email; phone (847) 698-1200 or visit

Board-certified and Board-eligible joint arthroplasty surgeons are encouraged to apply for AAHKS membership; the deadline for applications is May 15. Application forms and eligibility requirements are available online at

Register now for the first-ever AAHKS/AAOS Cutting Edge Developments and Controversies in Total Joint Arthroplasty continuing medical education course, May 2-3. Three convenient locations with live interaction via satellite (See story, page 34). Course directors are David Lewallen, MD, and Daniel Berry, MD. To register for this unprecedented program, call (800) 626-6726.

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