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Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

Although ASSH requires the successful completion of the Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand (formerly CAQ Hand) for admission to Active membership, ASSH does not administer the exam.
General Requirements
The examination for Certification in the Subspecialty of Surgery of the Hand (formerly CAQ Hand) is developed and administered by the Joint Committee on Surgery of the Hand of the American Boards of Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Surgery.* The Examination consists of multiple-choice questions designed to evaluate the candidate’s cognitive knowledge of clinical Hand Surgery and the basic science relevant to Hand Surgery.

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For specific information on the Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand (formerly CAQ Hand), contact the appropriate board:

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