American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
The Home page of the AAOS is your source for the latest legislative, educational, healthcare policy, and research information. The site includes the by-laws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopedics and medicine.
American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons led 37 specialty societies in opposing a recent Government Accounting Office (GAO) report, which recommended that Congress consider consolidating all Medicare payments for assistants-at-surgery services under the hospital inpatient PPS. In a March 17 letter, the group argued that the GAO’s recommendations reach far beyond the scope of the Congressional request and have serious implications for the quality and safety of surgical patient care.
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
Established in 1991, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is committed to its mission of providing educational opportunities to its members. For the past several years, annual Fall meetings have addressed an increasingly broad array of scientific topics, such as implant design, results, surgical techniques and complications of primary and revision TJA, as well as the latest information available on socioeconomic issues affecting the specialty.
Arthroscopic Association of North America
The AANA Web site provides support services for members, including a member directory, description of the annual meeting, and other instructional courses that offer CME. Scholarships and fellowships available are listed. You can learn about the latest in arthroscopy research by searching lectures presented at previous AANA meetings.
Arthroscopic Society For Surgery of The Hand
The mission of ASSH is to advance the science and practice of hand surgery through education, research and advocacy on behalf of patients and practitioners.