For Residents and Fellows

The ASSH Candidate Member category is reserved for individuals within three years of completing an ACGME-accredited residency, currently engaged in an ACGME-accredited hand surgery fellowship, or within five years of completing an ACGME-accredited hand surgery fellowship.

Learn more about becoming a Candidate Resident, Candidate Fellow or full Candidate Member of ASSH.

Discounted Courses and Products

Look for the resident/fellow price on course registrations and products. Call the ASSH Central Office at 312-880-1900 if you are not receiving the correct price.

Free access to Hand-e

Hand-e is the electronic learning platform of ASSH. It is available for residents who are or are not candidate members. Click here to register and view hand-e.

Free Access to The Journal of Hand Surgery

North American Residents and Fellows receive free access to JHS. To receive access, please email the following information to membership@assh.org:

  • Full Name
  • Preferred Mailing Address (indicate if this is work or home)
  • Phone (indicate if this is work, home, cell, etc)
  • Fax
  • Email
  • Indicate if you are a Resident or a Fellow
  • Specialty - Orthopaedic, Plastic, General surgery?
  • Residency or Fellowship Program Name
  • Ending date of Residency or Fellowship Program

Once your information is received, you will receive instructions on how to access JHS. Please allow 2-3 business days for processing.