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The AHS is excited to announce that we will once again be offering 6 resident/fellow travel scholarships of $500 each to attend the 2018 International Hernia Congress. The meeting will be held March 12-15, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Nominations are now open for one junior and one senior resident/fellow from your program to apply for the Travel Scholarship.
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…
The Americas Hernia Society comprises many committees and task forces that engage a lot of our members. More committee information is listed on the 'About Us' page. If you have any questions, or would like to become part of an AHS Committee, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The European Hernia Society has published guidelines on prevention and treatment of parastomal hernias.