Fundamentals of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents

July 9-11, 2021, Rosemont, IL

Course #2103389

Update 6/30/2021: This course is now full.

To be added to the waitlist, please contact AAOS Customer Service online or call 800-626-6726.


Residents! Build your surgical skills for TKA and THA with guidance from expert faculty

Experience 2.5 content-packed days rotating between dynamic classroom sessions and hands-on cadaver labs, building your foundation of numerous hip and knee arthroplasty procedures.

Most of your course time is spent in the lab practicing bone cuts, ligament balancing, limb and implant alignment, and more – working closely with course faculty in a personalized learning environment.

Engaging lectures, lively faculty panels, and small-group case discussions round out your experience, covering important topics including:

  • Preoperative planning and templating
  • Perioperative protocols
  • Diagnosis and treatment of peri-prosthetic infection

"I absolutely loved this course. It was resident-centered throughout, focusing on education through case examples, presented in an informal and laidback setting." - 2019 Course Participant

New! Legends in Orthopaedics Panel 

This lunch-time session brings legendary surgeons to you, comprised of leaders in orthopaedics including three Past-Presidents of the Academy. These experts will share their unique perspectives and personal experience on topics including:

  • Life and Career Lessons
  • How to Choose a Practice
  • Why Arthroplasty?
  • Rapid Fire Q&A

Confirmed Panelists 
Daniel J. Berry, MD, FAAOS 
John J. Callaghan, MD, FAAOS
Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, FAAOS
David G. Lewallen, MD, FAAOS
Wayne G. Paprosky, MD, FAAOS
Aaron G. Rosenberg, MD, FAAOS, FACS

Can't make it to the live course, but still interested in this virtual event? Register for this free lunch-time webinar, open to anyone who would like to attend! Learn more

Learn more about this course from previous course director, R. Michael Meneghini, MD, FAAOS!

Course Directors


Brett R. Levine, MD, MS, FAAOS
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL


Lucian C. Warth, MD
Indiana University Department of Orthopaedics
Indianapolis, IN


Course Faculty 

Matthew Austin, MD, FAAOS
Brian T. Barlow, MD, FAAOS
Michael D.Bates, MD, FAAOS
Nicholas M.Brown, MD, FAAOS
Timothy S.Brown, MD, FAAOS
Leonard T. Buller, MD
Kevin J.Campbell, MD
P. Maxwell Courtney, MD, FAAOS
Michael B. Cross, MD, FAAOS
Stephen T. Duncan, MD, FAAOS
Thomas A. Ehmke, DO
Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle, MD, FAAOS
Kevin D. Hardt, MD, FAAOS
Curtis W. Hartman, MD, FAAOS
Vasili Karas, MD

Charles Lupo, MD, FAAOS
David W. Manning, MD, FAAOS
Joseph D. Maratt, MD, FAAOS
Jeffrey S. Meisles, MD, FAAOS
Nicolas O.Noiseux, MD, MS, FAAOS, FRCSC
Paul S. Nourbash, MD, FAAOS
Ryan M. Nunley, MD, FAAOS
Julius K. Oni, MD, FAAOS
Harold W. Rees, MD, FAAOS
Anand Srinivasan, MD, FAAOS
Kevin A. Sonn, MD
Linda Suleiman, MD
Benjamin M. Stronach, MD, FAAOS
Sara S. Wallace, MD, MPH

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Registration Fees

Registration is limited to orthopaedic residents.

Resident Registration Fee: $250

Refund & Cancellation Policies

Refund Policy

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service at: or mail to AAOS, 9400 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018.

Course cancellations are subject to the following refund policy. Webinars and Webcast registration fees are non-refundable (you will be notified if a replay is available to watch at a later date convenient for you).

15+ days prior to the course - course fee less $150 [cancellation fee] will be issued

14 days or less prior to the course - no refunds will be issued

The Academy would like to thank the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), The Hip Society and The Knee Society for the many contributions made by its members in the presentation of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.