Society News

AAHKS practice management course
The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) new practice management course “The Business of Total Joint Replacement: Surviving and Thriving,” will be held in Dallas on Nov. 6, 2015, prior to the AAHKS annual meeting. Specifically created for administrators, payers, and surgeons, the course will focus on improving quality, reducing costs, standardization of care, risk, contracting for bundles, and total cost of care. For more information and to register, visit

AOA–ABC Traveling Fellowship applications
The 2017 American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) American-British-Canadian (ABC) traveling fellowship will tour orthopaedic centers throughout South Africa and the United Kingdom for 5 weeks during spring 2017. The application deadline is Jan. 31, 2016. For more information, visit

AOFAS calls for abstracts
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) seeks abstracts for its 2016 meeting to be held July 20–23, 2016, in Toronto. Abstracts will be accepted online through Jan. 4, 2016, at

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