FESSH HAND OUT- FESSH Newsletter, MAY 2022 issue

תאריך: 15/05/2022


Information Letter on Hand Surgery in Europe

Welcome to the 29. issue of FESSH HAND OUT, a bimonthly information letter for hand surgeons

IFSSH, IFSHT & FESSH Combined Congress 2022

Let’s meet in London on the biggest hand surgery event of 2022! 193 scientific sessions, 2300+ lectures, participants from 90+ countries. Join us!

REGISTER SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME Reserve your place for the Congress Dinner and the Pub night also!

Hand Surgical Oscar – FESSH Social Media competition in London
The FESSH Communication Committee introduces the Hand Surgical Oscars!
Use #handsinlondon2022 with every post related to hand surgery. The best posts will be picked and awarded prizes at IFSSH London 2022.
Prizes include textbooks such as the latest edition of Green’s, Ultrasonography for the upper limb surgeon and free admission to the next FESSH Academy.
We are looking for best technical tips, the best or more interesting office environment and for the best video explaining why you use Social Media.
We are very excited and looking forward to seeing you in London! Don’t miss the Social Media session on 9 June, Thursday.
Enjoy making your best videos and don’t forget to note #handsinlondon2022

Hand Surgery Quiz
International Fellows vs Professors University Challenge 18.15-18.45 Wednesday 8 June 2022 during the London Congress How good do you think your hand surgery knowledge is!? Come along and watch the International University Challenge to find out!
A brave (or crazy) team of 5 IFSSH travelling fellows, each representing their continent will take on 5 professors also from 5 continents around the world in what promises to be the most fun and interactive session of London 2022! Who will come out on top? The Fellows studying their field or the authors and academics on top of their field. Support your team and make sure you don’t miss one of the highlights of this year’s congress!

FESSH Green Survey
FESSH would like to thank all who participated in the survey regarding sustainability and green issues in hand surgery. We have had an overwhelming response with over 800 surveys completed from across the globe! Please look out for the London 2022 Green Hand Seminar discussing the survey and all issues green, which will be held on 9 June, Thursday from 12.45 (lunch time). We look forward to seeing you there!
More information

Workload of Hand Surgeons in Europe
At the IFSSH 2022 London Congress there will be a session on the workload of hand surgeons of all continents. By this survey, we want to investigate the workload of hand surgeons in Europe.
Please help our work and fill out the survey, which takes less than 5 minutes.

Brigitte van der Heijden
Chair of the Congress Committee


YEHS Survey on Information Resources
How do we as Hand Surgeons Obtain Knowledge and Information? Does this change as we progress through different stages of training and become consultants? What Resources do we use to acquire knowledge and information?
The YEHS (Young European Hand Surgeons) would be very grateful if you can help us find this out by answering our short survey (no more than 10 min) about your information sources.

If you have questions regarding YEHS, please check yesh.eu or contact us at info@yehs.eu

Congratulation to the Travel Awardees for 2022 and how to apply for 2023
The FESSH Travel Award is for surgeons, both in training and established, to visit another Hand Centre in Europe with the purpose of furthering their knowledge of Hand Surgery.
Congratulations to the award winners in 2022!
View list of winners

Report on the EBHS Exam MCQ 2022
66 examinees passed the EBHS Exam written part successfully on 18 March 2022 who will attend the oral part of the Exam in London on 3-5 June. The most examinees arrived from UK, Switzerland and Germany but some arrived from India, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia as well.
We wish them successful practical and oral exam rounds in London!

The FESSH Communications Committee is hiring!
Are you good with social media and enthusiastic about Hand Surgery? The FESSH Comms Committee has developed substantially over the years. We are one of the leading influencers in Hand Surgery SoMe with active platforms on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube in multiple languages. We are looking for enthusiastic colleagues to represent their country and join our fun, dynamic and interactive team. Please get in touch with Mr Zaf Naqui (zafnaqui@gmail.com / @zafnaqui) or Dr Mireia Esplugas ( mireiaesplugas@gmail.com / @dra.mireiaesplugas).

1st YEHS online webinar
On 6th April 2022 YEHS hold its first online event with great success: “Why didn’t anybody tell me this before? How to survive after residency»
You can find the recording on the FESSH YouTube channel

EFORT 2022 FESSH session – Lisbon, Portugal
Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures In 2022 on 23 June 17.3

Meet the FESSH member countries – Austria
Over centuries several notable Austrian surgeons have contributed to hand surgery: among them the first one was as early as in the XVth century Johannes Hartlieb (1400–1468) who published the earliest German-written book of hand surgery ‘Buch von der Hand’.
The ancestor of the Austrian Hand Society (ÖGH) was the German-speaking
Society of Hand Surgery (DAH: Deutschsprachige Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Handchirurgie) established in 1965 by Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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