The trial two year fellowship program grant created by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand (AFSH) is underway. The program provides a grant for partial funding of a second year of fellowship training in upper limb care and surgery, to complement a year of an accredited fellowship in hand surgery. Four institutions were awarded grants.
These institutions have identified fellows for the 2013-2015 and 2014-2016 program years. Upon completion of these fellowships, ASSH Council will review the data and determine whether funding for this program should be continued.
This program has been made possible through the generous support of our corporate partners including:
More information on the Society's initiative related to the future of hand surgery education may be accessed as follows: