FESSH Hand Out, November 2021 issue

תאריך: 14/11/2021


Information Letter on Hand Surgery in Europe

Welcome to the 26. issue of FESSH HAND OUT, a bimonthly information letter for hand surgeons

FESSH Academy Advanced Course – 18-20 November 2021
FESSH Academy Advanced Course will be held ONLINE between 18-20 Nov 2021 focusing on arthritis in the wrist and hand. The 4 x 90 minute webinar is aimed at established surgeons and will include tips and tricks from an internationally recognised experts in the field. There will be interactive case discussions with live Q&A from the delegates. Early registration fee: € 50 by 15 November.


FESSH Academy Foundation Course 2021
FESSH Academy Foundation Course 2021 was held in Budapest, Hungary between 20-23 October 2021 for 103 participants from 28 countries. The 4 day basic hand surgery course was delivered by 12 international faculty with huge success.

FESSH Academy Foundation Course 2022
The next year's event is planned to be held again in Budapest, Hungary as early as 23-26 February 2022. FESSH will subsidise the registration fee for the FESSH member hand societies' nominees. If you are interested to be one of them, please contact the FESSH delegate of your national hand society.

List of the national delegates


Approaching deadlines
30 November 2021: EBHS Examination application
30 November 2021: FESSH Travel Award application
1 December 2021: FESSH Clinical Grant application

Meet the FESSH member countries – Finland
The appointment of orthopaedic surgeon K. E. Kallio (1899-1986) as the Professor of Surgery at Helsinki University Hospital in 1950 can be considered as the starting point of modern hand surgery in Finland. The first Hand Department opened in 1963 in Helsinki. Official education and training in hand surgery started in 1973. Hand surgery is an independent specialty in Finland, comparable to other specialties such as plastic surgery or orthopaedics. The duration of the specialization is at least 5 years.
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