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2016 Annual Meeting Abstracts

The 71st ASSH Annual Meeting is designed for surgeons to share new concepts and revisit established principles pertaining to hand and upper extremity.  Hand care professionals from around the world will come together to share, discuss and learn about breakthrough techniques and procedures advancing the care and treatment of hand and upper extremity.

Abstract Submission Process

All Symposia and Instructional Course submissions MUST include a list of suggested faculty with at least one of them being international. 

Review the policy and procedures for each abstract activity.

Links to the specific submission forms are posted on these pages.  Follow the instructions provided on each page of the submission form, entering required information as you go.

After your abstract has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email detailing your abstract login information.  You can continue to login and update your abstract until the submission deadline for the abstract type you initially submitted.  Your abstract will not be reviewed until after the deadline, unless otherwise indicated.

If you have questions about the form, contact Becca Daly at or (312) 880-1900.

2016 Abstract Deadlines

​Category Deadline

Instructional Course Abstracts

Nov. 11, 2015

Symposia Abstracts

Nov. 11, 2015

Hand-e Video Theater Proposals   

Feb. 8, 2016

​Scientific Papers and E-Posters

Feb. 9, 2016

Residents & Fellows Papers/E-Posters

Feb. 9, 2016

International Guest Hand Society Abstracts



Subject to Change - All deadlines are in effect at 11:59 PM (central) on the day indicated.

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