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 – Adrian Flatt

American Society for Surgery of the Hand






Adrian Flatt was born in England in 1921, raised in India, and undertook medical school in the United Kingdom before relocating to the USA. In 1992, at the 5th IFSSH Congress in Paris, he was recognised as an IFSSH Pioneer of Hand Surgery.

Dr Flatt’s achievements were published in the November 2013 IFSSH Ezine - http://www.ifssh.info/pdf/ISSUE12_November_2013.pdf

Dr Terry Light’s tribute is available via the ASSH website: http://www.assh.org/For-Physicians/Member-Resources/Member-News/Details/ArticleID/55186/Remembering-Dr-Adrian-Flatt-1921-2017

Adrian Flatt passed away on October 14, 2017. His life and work will be remembered by the IFSSH community and our sympathies are extended to his family and colleagues.


 

Vale –Ridvan Ege

Turkish Society for Surgery of the Hand






With regret,the Turkish Society informed the hand surgery community that RidvanEge died on 8th June 2017. He was the Honorary President of the Turkish Society for Surgery of the Hand and was honoured as an IFSSH Pioneer of Hand Surgery at the 6th IFSSH Congress in Helsinki, Finland.

A piece on Professor Ege was published in the May 2015 IFSSH ezine-
http://ifssh.info/pdf/ISSUE2_May_2015.pdf

On behalf of the membership, the IFSSH Executive extend our sympathies to his family, the Turkish Society and all colleagues.


 

Vale - Albrecht Wilhelm

German Society for Hand Surgery - Deutsche GesellschaftfürHandchirurgie (DGH)






Albrecht Wilhem was born on August 21st 1929 in Bohemia and passed away in April 2017. He was honoured as an IFSSH Pioneer at the 2004 Budapest congress. The German Society paid tribute to Professor Wilhelm at their 2017 meeting.

The IFSSH Executive pass on its membership’s condolences to his family and colleagues.


 

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

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. A tribute is available in the July 2017 issue of the Journal of Hand Surgery (European)

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


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



8th Instructional Course on Reconstructive Tetraplegia Hand Surgery


26-29 September, 2017
Tarcal, Hungary


For further information :
www.asszisztencia.hu/tetraplegia/2017


Italian Society of Hand Surgery (SICM)

3rd Course on Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty of the Wrist


28-30 September, 2017
Verona, Italy


For further information :
www.sicm.it


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






2017 Hong Kong International Wrist Arthroscopy Workshop and Seminar


9-11 December, 2017
Hong Kong


For further information :
www.olc-cuhk.org/e/wrist_2017.html



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Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting

28th February – 3rd March, 2018
Perth, Australia


For further information :
www.tayloredimages.com.au/ahss2018/



World Symposium of Congenital Malformations of Hand and Upper Limb 2018

March 7-10, 2018
Hong Kong


For further information :
www.wchs2018.org



International Symposium: Institut de la Main Wrist Arthrosis

6-7 April, 2018
Paris, France


For further information :
http://www.symposium-institutdelamain.com/en/



Turkish Hand and Upper Extremity Society

16th National Congress of the Turkish Hand and Upper Extremity Society

May 6-9, 2018
Pamukkale, Turkey


For further information :
www.elcerrahisi2018.org



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)


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


For further information :
www.assh.org/annualmeeting



ISSHCON-2018
42nd Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand


5-7 October, 2018
Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India


For further information :
www.issh.org



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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


June 17-21, 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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12th APFSSH Congress: “Hand Surgery and the Digital Revolution”

Asia Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand
In conjunction with:

  • Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • New Zealand Hand Surgery Society
  • Asia Pacific Wrist Association


11-14 March, 2020
Melbourne, Australia.


For further information :
www.apfssh2020.org



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