Diversity Advisory Board (DAB)

Increasing diversity and inclusion among AAHKS membership.


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Established in 1991, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is the essential organization of hip and knee specialists representing more than 4,000 members. The mission of AAHKS is to advance hip and knee patient care through education, advocacy and research.

Learn about the AAHKS Board of Directors,  Bylaws, Strategic Plan and Staff.

Councils and Committees Charges and Descriptions

With a diverse representation of AAHKS members, Councils and Committees are responsible for setting policy directives for AAHKS. Terms are typically for two years with some exceptions.

Learn about each Committee, charges, composition and term lengths.

Governance Tutorial

Responsibilities of the Board of Directors and Committee members involve setting direction, using resources wisely and providing oversight.

Watch this video from Tecker International for some tips.

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policy

All AAHKS Officers, Board Members, Committee Chairs, Volunteers and Members are expected to comply fully with this policy. Download PDF.

AAHKS Meetings Schedule

Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs are periodically invited to Board of Directors meetings. Committees meet by conference call or in-person as needed. Download schedule.

Glossary of Acronyms

This is a list of commonly used acronyms in the field of orthopaedics. View the list.

Council and Committee Structure

As of January 22, 2019

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Each Committee has a designated Staff liaison who is ready to assist with your goals.