News Updates

2016 Annual Meeting Award Recipients
October 18, 2016

View the full list of award winners from the 71st ASSH Annual Meeting in Austin, including best paper/poster awards, research awards, education and travel awards, and this year's scholarship recipients.

Make an IRA Charitable Contribution to the Hand Foundation
October 17, 2016
The IRA Charitable Rollover provision of the PATH Act allows individuals 70 ½ and older to make tax-free contributions of up to $100,000 from their Traditional IRAs directly to qualified charities without recognizing the assets transferred as taxable income.  The IRA Charitable Rollover is the perfect tool to use to support any number of the Hand Foundation's unrestricted or designated funds.
Congratulations 2016 AFSH-HVO Fellows
October 11, 2016

Hear from the 2016 AFSH-HVO Fellowship class who will participate in HVO volunteer trips over the 2016-2017 year.

Message from 2015 Innovation in Education Grant Winner Chris Anthony, MD
October 11, 2016
Watch a video update from Chris Anthony, MD, winner of the 2015 Innovation in Education Grant for his project on "A Technology Platform for Surgical Video Coaching in Orthopaedic Resident Training."
USBJi Career Development Program for Young Investigators Now Accepting Applications
October 5, 2016

The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) and Bone and Joint Canada are dedicated to increasing research of musculoskeletal diseases.  The USBJI has developed a grant mentoring program to provide early-career investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in our field to assist them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career.  ASSH sponsorship to participate is available.

2016 Hentz Scholarship and Riordan Awards Announced
September 19, 2016

The Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Committee, on behalf of the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand, the Vincent R. Hentz Fund, and the Riordan Hand Society are excited to announce this year's special named travel scholarships to attend the Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference and the ASSH Annual Meeting in Austin.  Each winner will receive a $1,500 stipend to cover registration, airfare and housing.

Innovation in Education Grant Update at the Tech Lab in Austin
September 2, 2016

On Friday, September 30, 2016 Benjamin Sandberg, MD will provide an update on his education grant, "Utilization of a Smart Phone Application for Tracking Hand Surgery Milestones" in the Tech Lab at the ASSH Annual Meeting in Austin, TX.

OMeGA Review Committee Accepting Applications through September 19, 2016
August 17, 2016

OMeGA Medical Grants Association is currently seeking applications for 2017 Review Committee member positions. Committee members evaluate graduate medical education program applications using OMeGA’s merit-based process.

AFSH President’s Message

I would like to thank all of the ASSH members, corporate partners, and Hand Clubs who participated in the 25th Anniversary campaign and especially the ASSH Presidential line and Council for their tremendous support and generosity in making it a great success.

2017 OREF Grant Cycle Now Open
June 17, 2016
OREF is now accepting applications for individual research grants addressing issues in the field of orthopaedics.
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