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Annual Meeting program chairs Ranjan Gupta, MD and Tamara D. Rozental, MD look forward to a robust program at the 71st Annual Meeting of the ASSH in Austin next September. View the full program below or download the schedule at a glance (final version).

View a list of this year's speakers and their COI information here.

Schedule of All Sessions and Events
Tuesday (Sept. 27) Wednesday (Sept. 28) Thursday (Sept. 29) Friday (Sept. 30) Saturday (Oct. 1)
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
6:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Ballroom E | Fourth Floor | Austin Convention Center

Course is sold out. Waitlist is available. 

This course targets current and upcoming hand fellows to provide them with the skills and knowledge of common upper extremity flaps, skin coverage and vascular bone transfer.  The course will feature hands-on cadaveric dissection guided by a talented faculty.

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Room 401, Hilton Austin
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Room 13AB | Fourth Floor | Austin Convention Center
Dynamic case-based teaching focused on providing the resident level participants with indispensable knowledge that can be put to use immediately on rotations in hand/upper extremity or trauma.  The faculty are recognized experts in hand surgery and have been selected for their knowledge, expertise and contributions relating to the subject matter.
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Room 401, Hilton Austin
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Room 6AB, Convention Center
The VIP Lounge is open to all international attendees and major AFSH donors who have joined a Giving Circle. 
4:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Salon AB, Hilton Austin

This evening retreat is for fellowship directors.

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Franklin's Barbecue

Reception hosted by Integra following the Fellow's Flaps Precourse.

Early Program Offerings

The meeting officially opens at 1:00 PM on Thursday, September 29; however, you may want to arrive early to take part in a myriad of activities including:

Previous Annual Meeting Content

Did you miss a great presentation? Check out the Annual Meeting Archives on Hand-e for recorded content from meetings.

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