About ASSH

The American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) is the oldest medical specialty society in the United States, devoted entirely to continuing medical education related to hand surgery. The mission of the ASSH is to advance the science and practice of hand and upper extremity surgery through education, research, and outreach. Today, ASSH has over 3,800 members from around the globe, including orthopedic, plastic, and general surgeons, and various allied health care professionals.  Members and volunteers work to improve the care of hand through research, education and exceptional service to their members.