The Knee Society's Scientific Awards
The Knee Society, annually, presents three scientific awards for papers submitted from the various training programs or from practicing orthopaedic surgeons, both members and non-members, for presentation at the Specialty Day Meeting of The Knee Society/AAHKS (during the AAOS Annual Meeting).Top three papers are selected for the following awards:
  • The Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD Award (with a $1,000 honorarium).
  • The John N. Insall, MD Award (with a $1,000 honorarium).
  • The Mark B. Coventry, MD Award (with a $1,000 honorarium).

The deadline to submit a full manuscript in consideration for an award is November 15, 2021.

To review the submission guidelines and to submit your your paper, please click here.  Journal of Arthroplasty is the official Journal of The Knee Society.

The Knee Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Knee Society is honored to present its 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award to

Lawrence D. Dorr, MD (posthumously)

Dr. Dorr (1941-2020) was a founding member of The Knee Society who contributed to all aspects of the organization from its inception and until his passing. He organized the closed meetings of The Knee Society and served on its board in many positions, including as its President in 1990. More importantly, Dr. Dorr was a pioneer in research and education, as well as in enhancing clinical care of patients with knee arthritis throughout his career. He is noted throughout the world for being a masterful educator, an innovator, a mentor, and a philanthropist.

“The ultimate service is unconditional giving of knowledge and skills... This is why we all chose medicine.”  Lawrence D. Dorr, MD