Menu
MENU
Menu
##

Daniel C. Riordan, MD Honored at Chase Library Ceremony

AFSH

On Monday, May 12, the ASSH welcomed the Riordan Hand Society to the ASSH office to celebrate the life and work of Daniel C. Riordan, MD (October 3, 1917 – October 27, 2012).  Dr. Riordan was an ASSH Founder and Past-President.  In the words of the Riordan Hand Society, he was, “a preeminent surgeon, a true gentleman, a wise mentor, and a good person. From a humble beginning, he achieved greatness and inspired others to do the same.”  The Riordan Hand Society has raised over $87,100, from 27 individuals, in support of an expendable fund which will allocate $1,500/year in support of the Annual Meeting Scholarship Fund for residents and fellows.

Monday’s dedication ceremony acknowledged the installation of Dr. Riordan’s hand sculpture and framed photos of Dr. Riordan as part of the ASSH collection.  Attendees included Donald C. Faust, MD, Katherine Faust, Lawrence M. Haas, MD, Richard Hurd, Jr., MD, Byron McCord, Robert L. Morrow, Jr., MD, FACS, Margaret Morrow, Robert R. Schenck, MD, and Selcuk Sozen, MD.  Smiles were shared all around as attendees took turns exchanging stories and experiences they had shared in Dr. Riordan's company.  For many, Dr. Riordan's influence had a great impact on their career and their growth as hand surgeons.  

 


The AFSH is incredibly grateful for the Riordan Hand Society and their contribution to education in support of the AFSH 25th Anniversary Campaign.  We are honored to offer the Riordan Scholarship which celebrates Dr. Riordan’s legacy and commitment to teaching.

Learn more about the AFSH and contribute to this fund.

Apply for the Daniel C. Riordan Annual Meeting Scholarship (open to residents/fellows).
© 2016 American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Search Tips

Tip 1: Start with the basics like “carpal tunnel.” You can always add more words later to narrow down results.

Tip 2: Choose words carefully and avoid terms that do not concern surgery.

Tip 3: Avoid capitalization and conjunctions like “the,” “and,” “or,” or “in.” Also, avoid using media types like “video,” “article,” and “picture.”

Tip 4: Your results can be refined by using either the tabs at the top (Video, Articles/WEB, Images, JHS, Products/Vendors), or the filters on the left (Filter by Source, Filter by Format, Filter by Purpose, etc.).

Tip 5: Punctuation can enhance your search as well. Use quotes (“search term”) to only include pages with the same words in the same order. But only use this if you are looking for an exact word or phrase, otherwise you may exclude helpful results. Add an asterisk (search term*) as a placeholder for any unknown or wildcard terms. For example, C*l Tunnel would give you results for Cubital Tunnel and Carpal Tunnel. Place a question mark (search term?) for single-character wildcard matching. For example, pa?ent would give you results for parent, patent, etc. You may also use the plus sign (search + word) between words for words you must have in the results.

Tip 6: We are always trying to improve our search, if you are having any trouble with search please refer to our survey here and we will use your comments to improve our search. You can also watch our search help video.

×