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The AHS Foundation together with Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc are please to announce grant opportunities for research related to robotic assisted surgery for abdominal wall abnormalities. Please download the application for more information and to apply.
Two $2,500 Grants will be awarded to a qualified and approved Grant applicant for research related to ventral hernias utilizing the AHSQC database. All resident and fellow members of the AHS, with a mentor in the AHSQC in good standing, are eligible to participate.
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…
We would like to congratulate the following award winners for the 2017 Annual Meeting:
Basini Award: Deepa Cherla, MD
Fruchaud Award: Wen Hui Tan, MD
Gimbernat Award: Mario Alberto Vargas Verdugo, MD
Resident/Fellow Award: Kathleen Coakley, DO