The Future in Hand Capital Campaign was launched in response to a need within the ASSH for more comprehensive funding for research.
The money raised through the capital campaign has been used to substantially increase funding for research, mentor young surgeon scientists, and expand the research portfolio of the ASSH.
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There are several restricted funds within the Future in Hand Campaign to which donations may be directed.
The J. Leonard Goldner Fund
J. Leonard Goldner, MD, was responsible for innovative research that has shaped the history and practice of hand surgery. Additionally, he inspired hundreds of surgeons to follow in his footsteps to become the best the field has to offer.
The J. Leonard Goldner Fund was created to pay tribute to the body of work and legacy left by Dr. Goldner. All funds donated to the Goldner Fund will be used to promote the research of the most deserving AFSH grant applicant. Learn more about our Basic Science and Clinical Research Grants.
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The Robert E. Carroll Founders Lecture Fund
Robert E. Carroll, MD was a member of the Hand Society since 1953 and had an incredible impact on teaching and education in hand surgery.
Dr. Carroll attended Yale University and Yale Medical School. He did his hand surgery fellowship at the New York Orthopedic Hospital and he also completed fellowships in Chicago and San Francisco where he spent time with Sterling Bunnell, MD.
At the completion of his training, Dr. Carroll joined the attending staff at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center where he remained for his entire professional career. Dr. Carroll's reputation lives on at Columbia with the Chair of Hand Surgery which he endowed. His contributions to the field will never be forgotten.
The Robert E. Carroll Founders Lecture Fund was created to pay tribute to the life and work of this great man. The ASSH Annual Meeting Founders Lecture will be renamed the Robert E. Carroll Founders Lecture.
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The Lee Gordon Fund
Lee Gordon, MD dedicated much of his career to caring for patients in underserved parts of the world in order to improve their lives.
The Lee Gordon Fund was created to honor the life and work of this extraordinary man. Funds donated to the Gordon Fund will be used to support the hand surgery programs of Health Volunteers Overseas.
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Andrew J. Weiland Medal for Outstanding Hand Surgery Research
Andrew J. Weiland, MD, a past president of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, is recognized globally for his outstanding research in practice of hand and upper extremity surgery. He is the inspiration and mentor behind hundreds of the worlds top surgeon scientists.
The Andrew J. Weiland Medal was created to honor the innumerable contributions that Dr. Weiland has made to hand and upper extremity surgery through research. Donations made to the Weiland Medal will be used to award and inspire a surgeon scientist in mid-career who has an established body of research and proven track record for innovation.
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The American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand take pride in the ethical and mutually beneficial relationships they have cultivated with leaders in the upper extremity surgery industry.
Recognizing that industry partners would like to support the future of the field of upper extremity surgery and direct their research dollars to an area of mutual benefit to the company as well as the Hand Society and Foundation, corporate buckets have been established. The corporate buckets include:
- Hand and Wrist Trauma
- Shoulder and Elbow
- Nerve and Soft Tissue
- Congenital Problems
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To direct these funds to a specific area of interest, contact Jessica Daniels (firstname.lastname@example.org).