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Notice Regarding Location of 2018 Annual Meeting

The annual meetings of the American Association for Hand Surgery, American Society for Peripheral Nerve, and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery have been officially relocated to the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. The meeting dates have NOT changed.

New Location
Arizona Biltmore Hotel
2400 East Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona

If you have already made your reservations at the El Conquistador Hotel in Puerto Rico, the hotel will be automatically cancelling your room reservation and you will receive a full refund credited back to your original payment method within the next 2 to 4 weeks.

You are required to make housing reservations at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel directly. Specific instructions and an online reservation web link will be provided later this week by email. Please wait until this information is provided before you make reservations to ensure that you book under the group block and receive the discounted group rate.


HAND Accepted to Medline!
The Sage publishing office was recently notified that HAND has been accepted into Medline! This acceptance means that moving forward all articles published in HAND will be citable through the Medline/PubMed database and citations applied to the journal's impact factor. The success of the journal is a testimony of authorsí high quality submissions and of the growing interest of HANDís readership. Thank you!

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