Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand FESSH
Applying for the European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma Examination requires meeting strict conditions, such as submitting a log book completing all the questionnaires included. . By reviewing the submitted documents, the Committee can decide if the applicant fulfills these requirements. . Basic criteria is a specialty in orthopaedics or plastic surgery and a minimum of 2 years activity in one of the accredited hand surgery centers. . It is important to have a proper number of operations as operator or first assistant. . Also it is expected to have a scientific activity and the recommendation of the national society for surgery of the hand.