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 Building Your Practice Website

Use of Electronic ASSH Public Education Materials

  • All ASSH patient education brochures will be posted in pdf format.
  • ASSH members will be allowed to import the content of the ASSH patient education brochures to their personal website(s), at no cost.  The website makes clear that by using the brochure, members will acknowledge that the material is copyrighted by the ASSH, and that if they modify the information, they must indicate that the information is “modified from ASSH.”
  • Non-members and for-profit entities must contact ASSH for permission to use specific online brochures. These users will not be allowed to modify the brochures in any way. The Website Committee approved a fee of $1,000 per brochure for commercial users.
  • Please hyperlink any mention of the ASSH name back to

Approved by ASSH Council 5/1; Modified by EIS Committee 11/01; Finalized and effective 12/01 

Building a Site with AAOS
ASSH Members: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides you with the tools to build your own website. Visit the AAOS Website, click on the Membership link in the top toolbar and then in the right hand column click on the "Build Your Own Website" link, then click on the "ASSH Members" link.  You will need to enter your Last Name and then assh followed by your 6 digit ASSH ID number (assh######).  Contact the ASSH Central Office (312) 880-1900 or if you need your ID number information.

Final Details
Once you've built your site, add your site url to your ASSH profile. If you are an ASSH Active or International member, a link to your site will appear along with your other contact information on the Find-a-Hand Surgeon pages of the ASSH website. (Per ASSH Policy, Candidate members are not featured in Find-a-Hand Surgeon.)

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