Buy a Brick

Create your own legacy by purchasing a brick at the ASSH office in Chicago.


Kleinert Award

Apply for this popular fellowship award to visit hand surgery centers in the United States.


Osterman Award

Do you know an outstanding educator?

Nominate this person for the Osterman Award by October 1, 2018.


Welcome to

Home of the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand.

The American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand was founded by the Council of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand in February of 1986. The Hand Foundation was created to provide funding to support educational services, to stimulate research, and to increase the outreach efforts of the Society.

Our mission is to advance the care of hand and upper extremity disorders by supporting research, education, and outreach through the efficient collection of donations and administration of grants.

Thank you forĀ supportingĀ our Foundation.