Society News

AAHKS Annual Resident Course
The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Annual Resident Course (for PGY-3 residents) will be held Nov. 8, 2015, in Dallas, prior to the AAHKS annual meeting. This course provides residents with the opportunity to learn the latest information regarding total joint arthroplasty from nationally known experts. Course attendees receive free tuition for both the Resident Arthroplasty Course and the AAHKS annual meeting, airfare up to $500, lodging, and meals. For more information and to download an application, visit

AOFAS Resident Scholarships
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) Resident Scholarship Program is open to PGY2 and PGY3 residents. Award recipients receive AOFAS annual meeting registration and housing, a travel stipend, and the opportunity to learn from and network with leading foot and ankle surgeons. This year, 49 scholarship recipients will attend the 2015 AOFAS annual meeting, July 15–18, in Long Beach, Calif. For more information on the AOFAS Resident Scholarship Program, visit

2016 ASES Research Grant Award
Applications are now being accepted for the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) 2016 Research Grant Award. Grants of up to $20,000 for work to be performed over 12 to 24 months will be considered. The application deadline is Sept. 10, 2015. For more information and to obtain an application, visit and click on the Physician Education link, or email

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