Education

Patient and Consumer Resources

Reliable health information is critical to better health for everyone. At HSS, we believe in providing our patients and the public with information that can help make good choices for their health. HSS and our partners have developed publications, brochures and programs below to educate the public on musculoskeletal health. If you cannot find the information you are looking for please contact Robyn Wiesel, CHES, Manager, Public & Patient Education at 212.774.7326.

  • Conditions & Treatments
    The content on HSS.edu is entirely physician-driven, fully involving the experts at HSS. Each article and video is shaped by the experience and expertise of our award winning staff of doctors, specialists, and therapists.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Here is a sampling of the most common questions people asked at our recent public and patient programs. They make another great way to get information as you start your journey exploring information on a condition.
  • HealthConnection
    Hospital for Special Surgery's Good Health Newsletter. This newsletter provides practical information to help prevent and manage health problems of an orthopedic or rheumatological nature.
  • HealthConnection FastFacts
    HealthConnection FastFacts, launched in the last quarter of 2011, is a convenient 1-page online health education newsletter designed to provide the public with fast, current, accurate musculoskeletal and general health information.
  • Public & Patient Education Brochure: From Education to Empowerment 
    This booklet provides a calendar of education programs, lectures/symposia, workshops, exercise classes, and support groups full of current and useful information to public and patient audiences. Many of them are either free or a low fee is charged.
  • SNEAKER©
    SNEAKER© is a nutrition education program designed to provide culturally sensitive education information specific to English, Spanish, and Chinese speaking children and their families in New York City.
  • Webinars
    Hospital for Special Surgery hosts multiple webinars available for the public and patients on a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and health topics. We invite you to browse available offerings.


    Patients and consumers please note: This information is not a substitute for care from a physician. For medical advice about your particular condition, please consult your health care provider.

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