18th Annual Hernia Repair

March 8, 2017 - March 11, 2017  |  Cancun, Mexico

The 18th Annual Hernia Repair is a 4-day educational experience for health professionals interested in hernia repair.

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AHS Travel Grant

The AHS will be offering six $500 resident/fellow travel scholarships to attend the 18th Annual Hernia Repair in Cancun, Mexico, March 8-11, 2017. Nominations are now open for one junior and one senior resident/fellow from your program to apply. Nominees must be an AHS Resident member. Deadline for submission: January 23, 2017

2016 AHSQC Resident/Fellow Research Grant

The AHSQC Foundation has awarded two $2,500 grants to qualified and approved Grant Applicants for research related to ventral hernias utilizing the AHSQC database. Congrats to Dr. Ivy Haskins and Dr. Thomas Gavigan who will present their findings at the AHS 18th Annual Hernia Repair in Cancun, Mexico next year. Thank you to all who have applied.

AHS Video Library

New from Americas Hernia Society! Our YouTube video channel provides the surgeon with a selection of hernia videos demonstrating different techniques utilized in hernia repair. Topics include open, laparoscopic and robotic repair of ventral, inguinal and hiatal hernias. Surgeons also have the opportunity to submit their personal videos for inclusion…


The Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative (AHSQC) aims to improve the value in hernia care delivered to patients. Formed in 2013 by hernia surgeons in private practice and academic settings, the AHSQC utilizes concepts of continuous quality improvement to improve outcomes and optimize costs. This is accomplished through patient-centered data collection, ongoing…

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