Council

Members of the Council of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand want your input! These volunteer leaders represent all ASSH members and would like to hear from you regarding membership, continuing medical education programs and suggestions for continually improving the quality of service the Society provides. Email [email protected] with your thoughts.

L. Scott

L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, President

Penn Musculoskeletal Center

As President of the Hand Society, Scott oversees the entire ASSH Council and is working to further the objectives established by the ASSH Strategic Plan.

Martin I.

Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C), President-Elect

Washington University School of Medicine

First in line to the ASSH Presidency, Marty spends his year as President-Elect preparing the next year’s membership, committee assignments, and Council positions.

Kevin C.

Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS, Vice President

University of Michigan Health System

Kevin is second in line to the ASSH Presidency, and as Vice President, he assists the President-Elect in the new member, committee assignment, and Council application process.

Jennifer Moriatis

Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD, Treasurer

University of Chicago Hospitals

As Treasurer, Jennifer manages all Council and Foundation financials including investments, revenues and named funds.  She is also chairing an Innovation Task Force this year.

James

James Chang, MD, Immediate Past President

Stanford University Medical Center

Jim oversees the search for all open Council positions including Division Directors, Members-at-Large and Vice President, in addition to running the ASSH Young Leaders Program.

Michael R.

Michael R. Hausman, MD, Education Division Director

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Michael is in charge of over 20 committees and oversees all educational priorities within ASSH including the Annual Meeting, Self-Assessment Examination and the creation of ASSH publications.
Stephen M.

Stephen M. McCollam, MD, Practice Division Director

Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic

Steve manages the 12 committees within the Practice Division, whose charges range from educating young members to improving emergency hand care.

Fraser J.

Fraser J. Leversedge, MD, Research Division Director

Duke University Medical Center

As Research Director, Fraser is in charge of reviewing and awarding all ASSH research grants in addition to overseeing the two committees in the Research Division.
Donald H.

Donald H. Lalonde, MD, Outreach Division Director

Dalhousie University

Dr. Lalonde joins Council as the new Outreach and International Relations Director. The Outreach Division will help provide direction to the growing portfolio of outreach activities, including the Touching Hands Project.

Ryan P.

Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc, Member-at-Large

Washington University School of Medicine

Ryan is a former Young Leader and is currently a member of the Hand-e Editorial Board. He's also a Deputy Editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery.

Sanjeev

Sanjeev Kakar, MD, Member-at-Large

Mayo Clinic

Sanj is a former Young Leader. He currently serves on 5 committees, and is Co-Chair of the Research Management Committee. He is also the 2017 Bunnell Fellow.
Warren C.

Warren C. Hammert, MD, Member-at-Large

University of Rochester Medical Center

Warren is a former Young Leader.  He is the Chair of the Publications and Products Advisory Committee (PPAC) and is the Editor-in-Chief of Hand-e.

Donald H.

Donald H. Lee, MD, Member-at-Large

Vanderbilt University

Don currently serves on 3 committees including the Program Advisory Group, ER Hand Care Committee, and Membership Committee. He is also the Chair of the Domestic Outreach Committee.