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 hlicata@assh.org with your thoughts.

Ghazi M.

Ghazi M. Rayan, MD, President

INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center

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

James Chang, MD, President Elect

Stanford University Medical Center

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

L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, Vice President

Penn Musculoskeletal Center

Scott 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.
Michelle G.

Michelle G. Carlson, MD, Treasurer

Hospital for Special Surgery

As Treasurer, Michelle manages all Council and Foundation financials including investments, revenues and named funds. She also is one of three Council members who run the PAG program.
Neil F.

Neil F. Jones, MD, Immediate Past President

UC Irvine Medical Center

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

Martin I.

Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS (C), Education Division Director

Washington University School of Medicine

Marty 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.
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.
Jeffrey A.

Jeffrey A. Greenberg, MD, MS, Practice Division Director

Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center

Jeff manages the 13 committees within the Practice Division, whose charges range from educating young members to improving emergency hand care.
Julie E.

Julie E. Adams, MD, Member-at-Large

Mayo Clinic

Julie is a former Young Leader.  She currently serves on 5 committees, in addition to serving as a representative to the AAOS Board of Specialties.
D. Kay

D. Kay Kirkpatrick, MD, Member-at-Large

Resurgens Orthopaedics

Kay is a former Mid-Career Leader, a member of the Ethics and Professionalism Committee and a member of the Government Affairs Committee.
Donald H.

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

Vanderbilt University

Don serves on four committees including the Program Advisory Group, Business of Hand Surgery Committee, Evidence-Based Practice Committee and ER Hand Care Committee.
Steven L.

Steven L. Moran, MD, Member-at-Large

Mayo Clinic

In addition to serving on 3 committees, Steve is a former Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellow.
Jennifer

Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD, Member-at-Large

University of Chicago Hospital

Jennifer currently serves on 6 committees, including the Gelberman Scholar Committee and the Publications and Products Advisory Committee.