American Association for Hand Surgery
AAHS Guest Societies

The AAHS is honored to have the Chinese Medical Association for Surgery of the Hand and Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand as it's Guest Societies for the Hand Associationís 50th anniversary Annual Meeting in 2020!

Learn more about our distinguished guests:

Chinese Medical Association for Surgery of the Hand Chinese Medical Association for Surgery of the Hand (CSSH)
Founded by Dr. Shuhuan Wang and Dr.Yudong Gu in 1984 as a branch of Chinese Medical association, the Chinese Society of Hand Surgery works to improve the quality of care for hand patients. There are 4 academic subgroups , bone and joint, peripheral nerve, reconstruction and flap , and congenital deformity under the organization. With over 1000 hand surgeons throughout the nation as members, the organization advances the science and practice of hand surgery through education, research and advocacy on behalf of patients and medical professionals.

Chinese society of hand surgery continues to host its triennual meeting to foster the exchange of ideas; also publishes the peer-reviewed Chinese Journal of Hand Surgery, hosts several courses and learning opportunities each year, develops patient education materials.
 
Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand
The Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand was founded in 1986 by a group of enthusiastic hand surgeons in Hong Kong.

The objectives of the Society are:
  1. To promote and popularize Hand Surgery.
  2. To encourage and cultivate the advancement in Hand Surgery.
  3. To foster the continuing medical education of Hand Surgeons.
Currently, the HKSSH has around 100 members. It holds its annual meeting every year in order to fulfil its objectives stated above. It also supports numerous educational programs throughout the year. In addition, it offers different scholarships and ambassador programs to encourage young hand surgeons to pursue further training in hand surgery across different countries.


Guest Society members are offered:

Guest Society members are invited to:

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Deadline: Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. CDT
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Travel & Visa Requirements
Some individuals may be required to submit a formal invitation letter with their visa application. To request an invitation letter, please complete and submit the form by clicking on the button below. Be sure to provide a valid email address!
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