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 Program Materials for Coordinators

Carpal Tunnel PowerPoint Presentation
This 14 slide Carpal Tunnel PowerPoint presentation discusses nerve entrapment problems and focuses on carpal tunnel syndrome. Developed by Robert Bunata, MD.

Carpal Tunnel 1
Carpal Tunnel 2
Carpal Tunnel 3

Elbow Pain PowerPoint Presentation
This 20 slide Elbow Pain PowerPoint presentation discusses nerve entrapment problems and elbow pain. Also included is movie on elbow flexion. Developed by Robert Bunata, MD.

Hand Anatomy Handout
A four-page comprehensive outline of hand anatomy.  Designed by Ghazi Rayan, MD as a leave behind for medical students.

How to Become a Hand Surgeon PowerPoint
This 8 slide Hand Surgery Career PowerPoint presentation was designed by Anthony Smith, MD to walk medical students through the steps necessary to become a board-certified hand surgeon.

How to Draw the Brachial Plexus in 15 Seconds or Less
Originally a submission to the ASSH Correspondence News, this one page Brachial Plexus Instructional Sheet is helpful in teaching anatomy and discussing injuries of the brachial plexus. Created by George Edwards, Jr., MD.

Shoulder Pain PowerPoint Presentation
This 13 slide Shoulder Pain PowerPoint presentation contains many pictures and two movies. Developed by Robert Bunata, MD.

Shoulder Pain 1
Shoulder Pain 2

Trigger Finger PowerPoint Presentation
This 4 slide Trigger Finger PowerPoint presentation discusses the anatomy of trigger finger. Also includes a Trigger Finger Surgery movie. Developed by Robert Bunata, MD.

Traumatic and Degenerative Conditions of the Wrist
This 43 slide Wrist PowerPoint presentation was developed by Richard Bernstein, MD who coordinates Sharing a Hand, an interactive lecture program at Yale University which he started in order to bridget the gap between rheumatologists and hand surgeons to achieve better patient outcomes. 

Crucial Elements PowerPoint Presentation on Hand Anatomy
This 50 slide PowerPoint presentation, chapter 3 of the popular Crucial Elements teaching program, details the anatomy of the hand. Created by Scott Kozin, MD, this chapter discusses the anatomy of the hand and includes many graphics. Lending a Hand School Coordinators: If you would like a copy of this chapter emailed to you, please download the agreement and return it to the ASSH Central Office.

Questions? Contact the ASSH Central Office at 847.384.8300 or e-mail Sarah Meyer Hughes at

The material presented is made available by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the best or only methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement or opinion of the authors or presenters that may be helpful or of interest to other practitioners.  Visitors agree to participate in this medical education program sponsored by ASSH with full knowledge and awareness that they waive any claim they may have against ASSH for reliance on any information presented in this educational program. In addition, visitors also waive any claim they have against ASSH for injury or other damages that may result in any way from their participation in this program. All of the Lending a Hand materials are intended for limited publication only, and all property rights in the material presented, including common – law copyright, are expressly reserved by the speaker or ASSH. No statement of presentation made is to be regarded as dedicated to the public domain. Instrumentation systems discussed and/or demonstrated in or at ASSH educational programs may not yet have received FDA approval.