Call For Papers

Abstract Submission Deadline - Friday 19 January 2018

Scientific papers are invited for oral presentations. Authors should submit abstracts written in English to Taylored Images no later than 1700 Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday 19 January 2018. Papers received after this date will not be accepted for inclusion in this year's program.

All abstracts submitted are subject to review by the Scientific Program Committee and will, if accepted, be assigned to either a 5 or 8 minute oral presentation. Authors may indicate preference for either a 5 or 8 minute oral presentation during the interactive Abstract submission process. The final allocation will be at the discretion of the scientific committee. Once abstracts have been accepted for presentation, no changes will be accepted to their content.

Important Note to AHSS Non Members
The AHSS rules require Proposed paper presenters to be Members of the AHSS: Either Active, Provisional, Honorary, or Corresponding. If you are not an AHSS member your application for paper selection can still be successful, as long as your submission is supported by a Member of the AHSS who shall be present in the audience at your paper presentation. You must nominate your supportive AHSS Member in the Abstract Submission process to be considered.


  • Bruce Conolly Award for Best Paper
  • Tim Herbert Award for Innovation in Hand Surgery - New in 2018. Awarded to the best paper on innovation /anatomy / new surgery.
    Abstract Submission Deadline
    1700 19 January 2018 

    Confirmation of Abstract Acceptance
    29 January 2018

    Early Bird Registration Ends
    29 January 2018
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