Member Society Notice Board

To list Member Society information please forward details to the IFSSH Secretary-General via the website address (secretary@ifssh.info or administration@ifssh.info) and include the following details.

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Member Society News

 

Vale - W Bruce Conolly

Australian Hand Surgery Society






It is with sadness that the IFSSH Executive informs its membership of the passing of Associate Professor W. Bruce Conolly.

Bruce Conolly was honoured as an IFSSH Pioneer in 2007. He was a Past- President of the Australian Hand Surgery Society, Past- President of the Asian- Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, and one of the more influential teachers of hand surgery throughout Australia and internationally.

Bruce Conolly was born on the 1st February, 1935 and died on the 21st February, 2017, age 82.

Our sympathies are extended to his wife, Dr Joyce Conolly and his family.


 

Vale - Dr Alfred Swanson

American Society for Surgery of the Hand






It is with sadness that the IFSSH Executive inform the membership of the passing of Dr Alfred Swanson.

Dr Swanson was President of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (1979-80), Secretary-General of the IFSSH (1976-1983) and President of the IFSSH (1983-89). He was honoured as a Pioneer of Hand Surgery in 1995 at the sixth IFSSH Congress in Helsinki, as recognition of his contribution to the national and international hand surgery communities.

Dr Swanson was born April 16, 1923 and died April 27, 2016, aged 93.

Our sympathies are extended to his wife, Geneviève de Groot Swanson, and his family.


 

Vale - Emeritus Prof. Kenya Tsuge

Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand






It is with sadness that the IFSSH Executive inform the membership of the passing of Emeritus Prof. Kenya Tsuge

Prof Tsuge was honoured as a Pioneer of Hand Surgery in 1992 at the fifth IFSSH Congress in Paris, as recognition of his contribution to the national and international hand surgery communities

He passed away on May 2nd 2016 at the age of 94 years.

An obituary, prepared by members of the Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand, will be published in the August 2016 issue of the IFSSH ezine.


European Diploma in Hand Surgery

The European Diploma in Hand Surgery is now open to IFSSH Society Members.

Further information is available on the FESSH website – www.fessh.com

Contact: Dr Zsolt Szabo - Zsoltszabo@axelero.hu



IFSSH ARCHIVES

The IFSSH Historian has compiled extensive archives for the IFSSH. These contain administrative and financial histories, member nation information, congress material, Pioneer awards, etc. The IFSSH celebrated the 50th anniversary of its formation at the 2016 Buenos Aires Congress and therefore the material in the archives is of great importance.

We welcome contributions of any relevant information that you may have.

In particular, we seek copies of the minutes of the following meetings:

Executive Committee - 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1997.


Please forward any contributions to - administration@ifssh.info

 

Member Society News – South Africa

Baragwanath Hand Surgery Fellowship Programme







Two IFSSH Educational Bursaries were granted to Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg. The successful applicants, Drs George Omondi Afulo and Philemon Owino Oduor from Kenya, have completed their Fellowship programmes and provided the following reports.


Dr Afulo’s report

Dr Oduor’s report

Dr Sabeti's report


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4th RA International Course

23-26 February, 2017
Florence, Italy.


For further information :
http://WWW.FLORENCECOURSE2017.ORG/



10th International Poznan Course in Upper Extremity Surgery

9-11 March, 2017
Poznan, Poland.


For further information :
www.termedia.pl



International Symposium on Surgery of the Spastic Upper Limb

10-11 March, 2017
Paris, France.




37th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Hand Surgery

30 March - 1 April, 2017
Belo Horizonte, Brazil.


For further information :
www.mao2017.com.br/



60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand

27 - 28 April, 2017
Nagoya, Japan.


For further information :
www.jssh2017.jp/index.html



22nd Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH) Congress

May 17-20, 2017
Budapest, Hungary.


For further information :
http://www.fessh2017.com/



7th International Dissection Course on Reconstructive Microsurgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery and Tendon Transfer

June 5-7, 2017
Alicante, Spain


For further information :
www.arm2017.net



4th European Symposium on Paediatric Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation

15 - 16 June, 2017
Paris, France.


For further information :
www.sympo-pediatric-hand-2017.com



Ganga Hand Operative Course

July 7-9, 2017
Coimbatore, India .


For further information :
www.gangahospital.com



XLIII Congress of the Venezuelan Society for Surgery of the Hand and Reconstruction of the Upper Limb

July 20-22, 2017
Caracas, Venezuela .


For further information :
www.tleventos.com / www.svcm-rms.org



72nd Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)


7-9 September, 2017
San Francisco, California, USA.


For further information :
www.assh.org/annualmeeting



ISSHCON-2017: Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand

Co-hosted by Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand (ISSH) and Singapore Society for Hand Surgery (SSHS)


21-23 September, 2017
Mumbai, India.


For further information :
www.isshcon2017.com



Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

3 - 4 November, 2017
Seoul, Korea.




11th Congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (APFSSH)


7-10 November, 2017
Cebu city, Philippines






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23rd Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH) Congress

June 13-16, 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark.


For further information :
http://www.fessh.com/



XLIV Congress of the Venezuelan Society for Surgery of the Hand and Reconstruction of the Upper Limb

July 19-21, 2018
Caracas, Venezuela .


For further information :
www.tleventos.com / www.svcm-rms.org



73rd Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)


13-15 September, 2018
Boston, MA, USA.


For further information :
www.assh.org/annualmeeting



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14th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH)

In conjunction with the 11th IFSHT Congress


20-24 May, 2019
Berlin, Germany.





74rd Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)


5-7 September, 2019
Las Vegas, NV, USA.


For further information :
www.assh.org/annualmeeting



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