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 2014 International Membership Applicant Qualifications

Any individual who meets the following qualifications is eligible to apply for International Membership: 

  • Shall have contributed to the understanding and/or treatment of disorders of the upper limb
  • Shall be of high moral, ethical, and professional standing as attested to by two (2) ASSH Active members (Contact ASSH Central Office at for assistance in obtaining two (2) required sponsor letters)
  • Shall reside outside the United States 

  • Shall have been in active practice in his or her specialty for a minimum of five (5) years
  • Shall be a member of a major medical specialty society (i.e. national Hand Society, or if not available, national orthopaedic, plastic or general surgery society) serving the specialty in his or her country, if applicable