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 Weekly Member Update - May 31, 2013



A Year of “Firsts” at the 2013 Annual Meeting – Join Us!

Deadline Extended to June 10 for ASSH/AFSH Annual Meeting Scholarship Applications!

Recording Now Available – Modifier Update for Hand Surgeons

Advanced Techniques in Reconstructive Elbow Surgery

May Correspondence News Now Available

ASSH Job Board Can Help You Find What You're Looking For

Thanks to AFSH Donors

 
The ASSH Annual Meeting in San Francisco, October 3-5, will be a meeting filled with fresh opportunities to learn and interact – with your colleagues and with the 50% more scientific content at this year’s meeting.  Check out the program, and register today.  Here’s a few of this year’s “firsts:”
  • No paper?  No problem – this meeting is paperless!
  • Live streaming sessions
  • Instantly send questions to session moderators through the app
  • Rent an iPad
  • Register for one of the surgical skills pre- and post-courses
  • Unlimited access to ePosters through the app
  • Free, unlimited Wi-Fi through-out the meeting space
 
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1. Allowing individual access to e-Posters on a mobile device, eliminating the need to stand in line at a kiosk or crane your neck to see over that really tall guy in front of you.
 
 

Deadline Extended to June 10 for ASSH/AFSH Annual Meeting Scholarship Applications!

 
Residents, fellows and active duty armed forces members are invited to apply for this scholarship to attend the 31st Annual Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference in Hand Surgery and the 68th Annual Meeting.  These scholarships are intended to support attendees by reducing expenses such as registration fees, travel and housing.  If you are active duty armed forces member or have a resident or fellow interested in attending the Annual Meeting, please read the requirements and submit your application here by June 10.  For questions, please contact Diana Shkap.
 
 

Recording Now Available – Modifier Update for Hand Surgeons

 
A recording of last week’s ‘Modifier Update for Hand Surgeons’ webinar is now available for purchase though the ASSH eLearning Portal.  This 60 minute webinar discusses the proper use of modifiers and demonstrates accurate claims format submission.  Price is $50 for ASSH members.  Browse all ASSH webinar recordings at our eLearning Portal.

 
 
 
 
 

Advanced Techniques in Reconstructive Elbow Surgery

 
August 9-10, 2013 * Rosemont, IL

Join us for a state-of-the-art, hands-on course on open and arthroscopic techniques of elbow surgery.  The program will include lectures, panel discussions and hands-on training in the cadaver laboratory.  Specific techniques covered in detail include:
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Instability
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Arthroplasty
Take advantage of this opportunity to perform surgical procedures in the laboratory and bring problem cases for discussion with the experts.  Check out the course brochure and register today!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check out the May issue of Correspondence News with articles from Jeffrey A. Rodgers, MD, Dagmar H. Rehse, MD, Joe Rectenwald, MD and Brian Rinker, MD, FACS.
 
 

ASSH Job Board Can Help You Find What You're Looking For

 
Explore career opportunities anytime of the day or night with JobTarget.  Visit the ASSH Online Career Center at jobs.assh.org.  The site, which is being upgraded to improve the user experience, offers a host of services for various needs:
 
Job Seekers
  • Post an anonymous resume
  • View jobs
  • Create a Job Alert, and new jobs that match your search will be emailed to you
  • Create a Job Seeker Account
Employers/Recruiters
  • Post a job
  • View resumes
  • Utilize recruitment products
In addition to helping job seekers and employers/recruiters, the Job Board can even help you sell your practice.
Joseph T. Barmakian, MD
Hubert B. Bradburn, MD
Jeanne L. DelSignore, MD
Lana Kang, MD
Frederick N. Meyer, MD
Brian S. Smith, MD
Stephen J. Troum, MD
Gregg A. Vagner, MD
Bruce R. Wheeler, MD
 
Have you made your annual donation to the Foundation?  Visit www.afsh.org/donate now to support research, education and outreach in the field of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.