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Resident Education Committee

Volunteer Note

Warren Hammert, MD
The Resident Education Committee assists in coordinating ongoing policy for education of residents and fellows in hand and upper extremity surgery.  We are in the process of creating a new “Resident eBook” (formal name to be determined).  In an effort to determine the most beneficial format, we have surveyed residents and fellows throughout the U.S.  Currently, residents use multiple sources for learning, including textbooks, online questions and videos.
 
The new book will be an update of the previous ASSH Manual of Hand Surgery in electronic format, with the addition of video content, as well as links to classic JHS articles and abstracts from other journals.  Our goal is to make this the “go-to source” for resident education. 
 
The success of this committee has resulted from the contribution of all members.  The educational process is constantly evolving and the diverse backgrounds of the committee members have helped provide insight on the best methods to educate residents, which will enable us as a group to continue to attract the brightest, most talented residents into hand and upper extremity surgery. 
 
If you have an interest in resident education, consider volunteering for the committee; applications are due on March 22, 2013.  If you have experience making surgical videos and would like to contribute to this project, please contact me and we will be happy to include you. 
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