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Fundamental Concepts of Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents, PGY 1-3

April 28 - 30, 2023, Rosemont, IL

Course #2303043

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. This course is specially designed for junior residents, in PGY's 1 - 3. 

View the Course Schedule for session details!

Most of your course time is spent in the lab practicing surgical approaches, 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:

  • Principles and surgical anatomy
  • Implant design and use
  • Preoperative planning and templating, with special hip and knee templating sessions
  • 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." - Course Participant

Course Directors


Lucian C. Warth, MD, FAAOS
Forte Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
Indianapolis, IN

Course Faculty

Omar A. Behery, MD, MPH
Nicholas M. Brown, MD, FAAOS
Michael B. Cross, MD, FAAOS
Elizabeth A. Dailey, MD
Joseph D. Maratt, MD, FAAOS

Paul S. Nourbash, MD, FAAOS
Nicolas O. Noiseux, MD, MS, FAAOS, FRCSC
Julius K. Oni, MD, FAAOS
Anay R. Patel, MD
Benjamin M. Stronach, MD, FAAOS
Sara J. Wallace, MD, MPH

Registration Fees

Registration is limited to orthopaedic residents.

Resident Registration Fee: $999

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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.