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American Association for Hand Surgery
Preliminary Program
AAHS Guest Society
The Egyptian Society for Surgery of the Hand and Microsurgery


Tuesday January 11, 2022
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
2022 AAHS/Endo Pharmaceutical Training Course
XTRA Fellowship Engagement - Injection Certification for Dupuytren's Contracture featuring Tactile Experience
(Separate Registration Required- Those that attend this course will receive a $50 credit off their 2023 AAHS Annual Meeting Registration or 2022 Membership Dues. Credit will be issued after the 2022 Annual Meeting.)
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2022 AAHS Microsurgery Skills Course
Supported by Axogen
(Separate Registration Required- Those that attend this course will receive a $50 credit off their 2023 AAHS Annual Meeting Registration or 2022 Membership Dues. Credit will be issued after the 2022 Annual Meeting.)


Wednesday January 12, 2022
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
6:45 am - 7:45 am
AAHS Instructional Courses
101
Scapholunate Dissociation Treatment: From the Traditional to the Novel
102
Avoiding Complications In Flexor Tendon Surgery
103
Pediatric Upper Extremity Fractures: Don't Let the Grapefruit Hit You on the Head (AKA Staying Out of Trouble)
104
Dupuytren's Disease: Taking Care Of The Patient
105
How to Approach Ulnar Wrist Pain in 2022
106
Scaphoid Nonunions: Bringing Scaphoids Back to Life
107
Understanding the Interosseous Ligament (IOL) Complex
108
Missed Or Mismanaged: How To Not Be Seen
8:10 am - 8:20 am
President and Program Chairs Welcome (Not for Credit)
8:20 am - 8:35 am
Invited ASHT Past President
8:35 am - 8:40 am
HSE Update (Not for Credit)
8:40 am - 8:50 am
2020 Vargas Award Presentation (Not for Credit)
2020 Recipient: Kimberly G. Kraft, PT, DPT, CHT
2021 Recipient: Rebecca J. Saunders, MS, PT/CHT
8:50 am - 9:00 am
Reverse Surgery & Therapist Fellowship Program Announcements (Not for Credit)
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Concurrent Panel I: Coming Soon to a Hospital Near You: Changes in Finance and Government
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Concurrent Panel II: First Do No Harm (Do Not Touch With A Knife: Managing Conditions Nonoperatively)
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Concurrent Panel III: Evidence vs Experience
Panelists:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Concurrent Panel IV: Patient Safety / Medical Misadventures
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Jaiyoung Ryu Lectureship in Innovation
How to Achieve a Successful Career in Hand Surgery: The Venn Diagram

Scott Kozin, MD
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Diversity Panel: In This Together: Towards Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Hand Care
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Advanced Practice Providers Splinting & Casting Workshop
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hands-On Surgical Skills Workshop
(Separate Registration Required) (Supported by Medartis)
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Therapist Panel I: Sports Injuries and Return to Play
Chair: Mo Herman, MA, OTR/L, CHT
Panelists: Steven S. Shin, MD, MMSc; April o’Connell, OTR/L, CHT, ACSM; Drew Morcos, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, DNSP, ATC, CSCS, FAAOMPT
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
What I Didn't Learn In Training That I Wish I Knew For A Healthy And Happy Career (Not for Credit)
David J. Bozentka, MD; Nash H. Naam, MD; Julie E. Adams, MD
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Meet the Masters: Reception and Trivia Contest (Not for Credit)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

Thursday January 13, 2022
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
6:45 am - 7:45 am
AAHS Instructional Courses
109
Carpal Instability with Intact SL ligament
110
Distal Radius Fractures - Under And Overtreatment
111
Smashed Elbow
112
The Unstable DRUJ
113
Scaphoid Fractures
114
The Assessment and Management of Tubular Fractures of the Hand
115
Patient Care From the Other Side of the Table
116
What I Learned in 20/21
8:15 am - 8:20 am
Presidential & Program Chairs Welcome (Not for Credit)
8:20 am - 8:25 am
Egyptian Hand Surgery Association President Welcome (Not for Credit)
8:25 am - 8:30 am
ASSH President Welcome (Not for Credit)
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Presidential Address (Not for Credit)
Introduction: John D. Lubahn, MD
The Magic Power of Gratitude
Nash H. Naam, MD
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Invited Guest Speaker (Not for Credit)
Exponential Change: The Technologies of the 21st Century
Ramez Naam
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Invited Guest Speaker
Introduction: Nash Naam, MD
My Perfect Hands, Mind Over Body
Wael Farouk
Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos
10:45 am - 11:15 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Scientific Abstract Session I
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Scientific Abstract Session II
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Concurrent Scientific Abstract Session III
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Concurrent Scientific Abstract Session IV
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposia (Not for Credit)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Industry Sponsored Hands-On Skills Labs (Not for Credit)

Friday January 14, 2022
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
6:45 am - 7:45 am
AAHS/ASPN Instructional Courses
117
Nerve Transfers vs Tendon Transfers
118
Business and Building a Nerve Practice
119
Neuroma and Pain Management
120
Compressive Neropathy (Decompressed Nerve) I Released The Nerve the Patient is Still in Pain
121
Stroke Injury/ Spinal Cord injury
122
Nerve Tumors
123
The Latest and Greatest in Nerve Imaging
124
Alternative Nerve Coaptations: End-to-Side and Side-to-Side Techniques
8:15 am - 9:00 am
AAHS Danyo Lecture
Reflections on 42 Years of Hand and Microsurgery Practice
Robert C. Russell, MD
9:00 am - 9:10 am
2020/2021 Research Grants Recipient Reports (Not for Credit)
2020 Recipient: Matthew Wood, MD
2021 Recipient: Amber R. Leis, MD
9:10 am - 9:20 am
Awards & Announcements (Not for Credit)
9:20 am - 10:00 am
Annual Business Meeting (Not for Credit)
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am
AAHS/ASPN Joint Panel: TMR or RPNI
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Concurrent AAHS Scientific Abstract Session V
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Concurrent AAHS/ASPN Scientific Abstract Session
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch with Exhibitors
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Therapist Panel II: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hand Surgery Review Course
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mock Oral Boards Course
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
AAHS Pool Party
Attendee vs. Industry Olympics
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Annual Meeting Dinner Dance

Saturday January 15, 2022
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Joint Outstanding Paper Session
8:00 am - 8:15 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM President's Welcome (Not for Credit)
8:15 am - 9:15 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Combined Panel: Latest and Greatest of Opioids and the Management of Pain
9:15 am - 9:45 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
9:45 am - 10:45 am
Joint Presidential Keynote Lecture
The Opportunity and the Obligation to Innovate

Scott Parazynski, MD
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Instructional Courses
201
Nerve Reconstruction In The Head & Neck
202
Bone Flaps in Extremity Reconstruction
203
Uncommon Nerve Compression Syndromes
204
Current Advances In Restoring Intrinsic Function Of The Hand
205
Global Outreach, What’s New and How to Get Involved (Lessons Learned)
206
Management of the Mutilating Hand Injury
207
Management of Hand Ischemia
208
When A Little Bit is a Lot: The Paralyzed Hand and the Amputee
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ASPN/ASRM Welcome Reception