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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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.


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world.


Biomet, Inc.

Biomet, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of products for hip replacement, knee replacement, shoulder replacement, elbow replacement, and other small joint replacement.


St. Vincent Medical Center (SVMC)

Established in 1856, SVMC is the oldest hospital in Los Angeles. It was recently rated as a Top 5 Hospital in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area by U.S. News & World Report and among the Top 50 Hospitals Nationwide by HealthGrades.


Joint Implant Surgery and Research Foundation

Joint Implant Surgery and Research Foundation (JISRF)

JISRF specializes in clinical and surgical orthopedic study groups, and product development for the advancement of total hip, knee, and shoulder surgery.


Miller Orthopaedic Review and Orthopaedic Recertification Courses

The Colorado Orthopaedic Review Course is geared towards the Board Examination, and the Orthopaedic Recertification Course is geared towards recertification and CME credit.


Peterson Tribology Laboratory

The Peterson Tribology Laboratory studies longevity issues involved with total joint prosthesis. The laboratory serves as an impartial and scientific source for private industry and performs wear testing on the latest joint replacement designs and investigates improvements in design and material choice.

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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Biomet, Inc. Joint Implant Surgery and Research Foundation (JISRF) Miller Orthopaedic Review and Orthopaedic Recertification Courses Peterson Tribology Laboratory California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC)