Hand Fellowship Application Process

Hand Fellowship Program candidates must have completed an orthopaedic surgery or plastic surgery residency in a U.S. institution that is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Application Process

All hand fellowship applications must be submitted electronically at the ASSH website


November 15, 2020


All interviews will be held virtually through Zoom.  Interview dates are January 29, January 30, and February 19, 2021.

Required Documentation

Prospective fellows will need to submit the following documentation:

  • Completed Application
  • USMLE Step I, II, and III scores or COMLEX scores
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from your current program director) to be addressed to the program director