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Current News & Events From Our Partners

The information below has been provided by each organization. Please contact the organization directly with questions or comments. Updated October 10, 2019

AAHKS   |   AANA   |   AJRR   |   AOFAS  |   ASES   |   EOA    
MAOA   |   SOA   |   SOMOS   |   SRS   |   WOA  


Finalists Selected for 2019 Fall FARE Grant

The Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) has announced the finalists for the fall FARE grant that will be awarded to one applicant at the 2019 AAHKS Annual Meeting:

Michael P. Ast, MD, Hospital for Special Surgery
Comparison of Nebulized Sub-dissociative Dose Ketamine at Three Different Dosing Regimens for Treating Postoperative Acute Pain Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized Trial

Matthew S. Austin, MD, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
The Effect of Oral Nutritional Optimization on Complications Following Total Joint Arthroplasty

Stefano A. Bini, MD, University of California San Francisco

Safety of perioperative tranexamic acid in patients with cardiovascular disease

Thomas G. Myers, MD, PT, University of Rochester - Department of Orthopaedics
Quantifying the Surgeon's Physiologic Work Demands During Primary, Difficult Primary, Conversion, and Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty

Jesse I. Wolfstadt, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Sinai Health System
DIFFIR: Geriatric Distal Femur Fixation versus Replacement – A Randomized Controlled Trial of Acute Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) versus Distal Femoral Replacement (DFR)

Applications for the 2020 Spring FARE Grant are now being accepted. Learn more.:


Attend a remaining 2019 AANA Advanced Lab Course!

AANA’s advanced lab courses are designed for practicing surgeons and offer personalized instruction for a customized learning experience, including hands-on cadaver lab time, innovative lectures, in-depth panel discussions, live demonstrations and more – you don’t want to miss this exclusive leaning opportunity!

SAVE! Are you within five years of Residency/Fellowship completion? Get the Early Careerist rate for as low as $1,999!

Upcoming Courses
AANA Advanced Knee Ligament, Meniscus and Articular Cartilage | November 1-3, 2019 | Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL SOLD OUT! Contact to be added to the course waitlist. Lecture Only registration option is available!
Update your knowledge on current controversies in knee ligament, meniscus and articular cartilage-related procedures with AANA’s advanced knee arthroscopy skills course. Additional learning elements include 37 lectures by 37 distinct expert faculty members, six different case-based panel discussions and pearls on how to avoid complications and ensure clinical success. Learn more.

Advanced Hip Arthroscopy - From Posterior Hip to Groin Disorders | November 8-10, 2019 | Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL Only 4 Seats Remaining!
Attendees will meet and exceed their learning goals through a series of lectures, interactive case-based presentations, live focus demonstrations on the posterior and lateral hip and over 10 hours of hands-on lab sessions dedicated to improving techniques and surgical skills in hip arthroscopy during this 2 ½ day advanced skills course. Register now.

AANA’s Arthroscopy Self-Assessment Program (ASAP) – Multi-Joint Now Available!
Discover emerging concepts in arthroscopy while closing knowledge gaps across a variety of joints with ASAP – Multi-Joint. Earn up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ upon satisfactory completion of activity. Purchase now.


AAOS Registry Analytics Institute™ New Application Cycle Open as of October 18

The goal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Analytics Institute™ is to provide a resource to the scientific community to further understand and improve orthopaedic and musculoskeletal care by making data available to examine outcomes related to orthopaedics. The third application cycle of 2019 is open and the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) will be accepting proposals for investigations starting October 18 until December 2, 2019. Learn how to apply here:


Apply now for 2020 AOFAS Research Grants

Since 1997, the AOFAS Research Grants Program has provided annual grant funding opportunities for AOFAS members to advance foot and ankle investigation. With funding from the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, the AOFAS awards grants in three categories:

  • Pilot Project Grants (up to $5,000) encourage new investigators, especially residents and fellows, to get involved in research. Project data is expected to lay a foundation to develop future grant applications.
  • Small Project Grants (up to $20,000) offer seed funding for promising research projects.
  • Established Project Grants (up to $50,000) support research for work that can help investigators obtain additional grants from national funding sources. Applications must be backed by preliminary work and data to demonstrate feasibility of projects and capabilities of the research team.
The 2020 grant application cycle is now open! Submit your proposal by December 3, 2019, at 12:00 pm CT. For more information visit


2019 Resident Course + New Podcast Series

ASES 2019 Resident Course: Essentials of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
On November 22-23, 2019, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons will be hosting the ASES 2019 Resident Course: Essentials of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) located in Rosemont, Illinois. The course, chaired by Drs. Charles Getz, Michael O’Brien, and Dr. Paul Sethi, will offer a review of the principles of shoulder and elbow anatomy and help residents further their skills and gain mastery of surgical approaches and procedures of the shoulder and elbow. Please note that both residents and fellows are welcome to attend. Registrants must be a current resident or fellow during the 2019-2020 year.

Attendees will learn essential procedures of the shoulder and elbow through hands-on lab instruction, case discussions and podium presentations by renowned ASES faculty. The many topics and procedures covered will include:

  • Resident Case Competitions
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Rotator Cuff Lab & Cases
  • Arthroscopic Bankart and Posterior Labrum Repair
  • Diagnostic Elbow
  • Anatomic and Reverse TSA and much more.
Please pass this information on to your residents and/or fellows and encourage them to register through the ASES website: ASES Resident Course. Registration includes all lectures, lab, sawbones displays, meals, and “pizza and beer” networking dinner.  

New ASES Podcast Series
The American Shoulder and Elbow Society is excited to announce the creation of the ASES podcast. The hope is that these podcasts will help to inform and educate our members on various topics related to ASES and shoulder and elbow medicine. Listen now.


51st Annual Meeting

The Eastern Orthopaedic Association is accepting abstracts for its 2020 Annual Meeting.

EOA 51st Annual Meeting
October 28-31, 2020
Ritz Carlton Naples
Naples, FL
Abstracts Accepted through March 30, 2020

Visit the EOA website for details.


Education Grants for Senior Residents/Fellows
Applications for Educational Grant Opportunities due 11/1/19
Education Grants are available on a competitive basis for Senior Residents/Fellows, Medical Students, and New in Practice Orthopedists to attend the MAOA April 22-26, 2020, Annual Meeting in Bonita Springs, Florida. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2019. Apply online at


37th Annual Meeting

The Southern Orthopaedic Association is accepting abstracts for its 2020 Annual Meeting.

SOA 37th Annual Meeting
July 22-25, 2020
The Greenbrier
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Abstracts Accepted through January 13, 2020

Visit the SOA website for details.


61st Annual Meeting and Extremity War Injuries XV

Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting will be held in December.

SOMOS 61st Annual Meeting
December 17-20, 2019
PGA National
Palm Beach, FL

Visit the SOMOS website for details.

Extremity War Injuries XV

January 20-22, 2020
Mandarin Oriental DC
Washington, DC

Visit the SOMOS website for details.


Click here for more news from the Scoliosis Research Society.

Scoliosis Research Society Announces the Winners of the Russell A. Hibbs, John H. Moe & Louis A. Goldstein Awards

During the 54th Annual Meeting held in Montreal, Canada, September 18-21, the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) announced the winners of the Russell A. Hibbs, John H. Moe & Louis A. Goldstein Awards. Named after pioneers in scoliosis surgery, the awards are given to the best basic research and best clinical research papers.

Nominees for the awards are selected by the Program Committee from the submitted 2019 abstracts for the IMAST and the SRS Annual Meeting. The nominees are invited to submit their paper’s manuscript which is reviewed by the Program Committee. During the meeting, attendees vote for their favorite presentation via the SRS Annual Meeting app and the popular votes and manuscript scores are taken into consideration by the Program Committee, who select the final winners. This year’s winners are:

Russell A. Hibbs Best Basic Research Paper Award:
A Multi-ethnic Meta-analysis Defined the Association of rs12946942 with Progression of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Kazuki Takeda, MD, PhD; Nao Otomo, MD; Anna Grauers, MD, PhD; Yan-Hui Fan; Yoji Ogura, MD; Youhei Takahashi, MD; Elisabet Einarsdottir; Juha Kere; Morio Matsumoto, MD, PhD; Yong Qiu, MD; You-Qiang Song, PhD; Paul Gerdhem, MD, PhD; Shiro Ikegawa, MD, PhD; Kota Watanabe, MD, PhD

Russell A. Hibbs Best Clinical Research Paper Award:
Using Humerus Ossification and Cobb Angle to Predict Progression to Surgery in Scoliosis Patients
Don Li, MS; Jonathan Cui, MD, BS; Stephen G. DeVries, BS; Joseph Kahan, MD; Logan Petit, MD; Ronan Talty; Daniel R. Cooperman, MD; Brian G. Smith, MD

John H. Moe Best Basic Research Poster Award:
Dynamic Spine Posture in Adolescents Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients
Sebastien Pesenti, MD, PhD; Solène Prost, MD; Guillaume Authier; Elke Viehweger, MD, PhD; Benjamin Blondel, MD, PhD; Jean-Luc Jouve, MD

Louis A. Goldstein Best Clinical Research Poster Award:
Preoperative Halo Skeletal Traction for Severe Scoliosis
Chang Ju Hwang, MD, PhD; Dong-Gyun Kim, MD; Dong-Ho Lee, MD, PhD; Choon Sung Lee, MD, PhD; Jae Woo Park, MD; Jae Hwan Cho, MD, PhD


84th Annual Meeting

The Western Orthopaedic Association is accepting abstracts for its 2020 Annual Meeting.

WOA 84h Annual Meeting
August 5-8, 2020
Grand Wailea
Maui, Hawaii
Abstracts Accepted through January 20, 2020

Visit the WOA website for details.