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Friday January 12, 2024
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
6:45 am - 7:45 am
AAHS/ASPN Instructional Courses
Reconstructing The Wrist (Fusions, Arthroplasty, Other Innovations)
Chair: Scott W. Wolfe, MD
Instructors: Marco Rizzo, MD; Eric R. Wagner, MD; Steven J. Lee, MD; Heather Duyck, CHT
Innovations in Hand Fracture Management
Chair: R. Glenn Gaston, MD
Instructors: Carlos Eduardo Torres Fuentes, MD; Chelsea Boe MD; Aviram M. Giladi, MD, MS; Gary Solomon, MSOT, MBA, CHT
Management Of Bone Gaps In The Upper Extremity
Chair: Duretti T. Fufa, MD
Instructors: David R. Steinberg, MD; Helen G. Hui-Chou, MD, FACS; Andrew Watt, MD; Kimberly G. Kraft, PT, DPT, CHT
The Midnight Mangled Extremity
Chair: Bauback Safa, MD
Instructors: Rudolf F. Buntic, MD; Aida Garcia Gomez, MD; Carlos Augusto Arroyo Sanchez, MD; Nora Barrett, OTR/L, CHT
Advances in Small Joint Arthroplasty
Chair: A. Lee Osterman, MD
Instructors: David A. Kulber, MD; Nina Suh, MD; Micheal Hayton, MD; Sheri B. Feldscher, OT, CHT
Crash Course in Nerve Evaluation: What's New in the Diagnosis of Nerve Injuries?
Chair: Christopher Dy, MD
Instructors: Matthew Elrick, MD; Darryl Sneag, MD; David M. Brogan, MD
Show Me The Evidence: Dogma vs Science In Nerve Surgery
Chair: Catherine Curtin, MD
Instructors: Andres Maldonado, MD; Jana Dengler, MD; Matthew Curran, MD; Kyle Y. Xu, MD
Tendon versus Nerve Transfers for Reanimating the Intrinsic Hand
Chair: Harvey Chim, MD
Instructors: Heather L. Baltzer, MD; Ryan W. Schmucker, MD; Rebecca J. Saunders, BS, PT/CHT
8:00 am - 8:05 am
ASPN President and Program Chair Welcome (Not for Credit)
Michael W. Neumeister, MD; ASPN President
Hollie A. Power, MD; ASPN Program Chair
Timothy Daugherty, MD; ASPN Program Chair
8:05am - 8:15am
ASPN/PSF Award Grant Recipients (Not for Credit)
Introduction: Timothy Daugherty, MD

Migraine Surgery Candidate Selection with Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Salam al Kassis, MD
8:15am - 8:35am
ASPN Travelling Fellowship Update (Not for Credit)
Chair: Shai Rozen, MD

Sami Tuffaha, MD (Pre-Recording)
8:35 am - 9:35 am
ASPN Scientific Paper Session I: Neuroma/Amputation/Lower Limb
Moderators: Megan Jack, MD; Matthew Wood, PhD
(3 minute talk followed by 5 minute joint discussion time)
9:35am - 10:00 am
ASPN Invited Speaker
Introduction: Michael W. Neumeister, MD
Nerve Gap Reconstruction
Daniel F. Kalbermatten, MD, PhD, MPhil, FMH
Daniel F. Kalbermatten, MD, PhD, MPhil, FMH
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am
AAHS/ASPN Joint Panel: Traditional Arthritis Treatments vs. Joint Denervation
Chair: Michael W. Neumeister, MD, FACS
Instructors: Marco Rizzo, MD; Eric R. Wagner, MD vs. Scott Lifchez, MD; A. Lee Dellon, MD
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
ASPN Sewing with the Nerve Masters (Not for Credit)
Co-Chairs: Jaret Olson, MD; Kirsty Boyd, MD
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Concurrent AAHS/ASPN Scientific Abstract Session
Moderators: David Brogan, MD & Harvey Chim, MD
(3 min presentation followed by 5 minute discussion time)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch with Exhibitors
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ASPN Panel II: Bench To Bedside: Translational Techniques To Optimize Nerve Recovery
Moderator: Amy M. Moore, MD
Panelists: Sashank Reddy, MD; Michael Morhart, MD; Jonathan Isaacs, MD; Wesley P. Thayer, MD, PhD
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
ASPN Distinguished Service Award (Not for Credit)
Recipient: Howard M. Clarke, MD
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
What's the Buzz with ASPN Social Media (Not for Credit)
Chairs: Mana Saffari, MD; Kiana Tajdaran, MD
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
ASPN Poster Session
Moderators: Allan J. Belzberg MD; Jonathan Isaacs, MD; Alison Snyder-Warwick, MD
5:30 pm - 7:00pm
ASPN Presidential Reception (Invitation only)

Saturday January 13, 2024
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Instructional Courses
Spastic Hand
Chair: Peter C. Rhee, MD
Instructors: Joshua M. Adkinson, MD; Ida K. Fox, MD; Deborah C. Bohn, MD; Stephanie N. Kannas, OTR/L, CHT
Hand Ischemia
Chair: Warren C. Hammert, MD
Instructors: L. Andrew Koman, MD; Adam B. Strohl, MD; Jonathan M. Winograd, MD; Scott Gould, CHT
AIN Palsy
Chair: Jonathan Isaacs, MD
Instructors: Steve K Lee, MD; Amy M. Moore, MD; R. Glenn Gaston, MD; Stephanie Strouse, CHT
State of the Art in Amputation Care: Optimizing Function After Limb Loss
Chair: Jason H. Ko, MD, MBA
Instructors: Adil Ladak, MD, MSc; Jason M. Souza, MD; Grant M. Kleiber, MD; Oskar C. Aszmann, Univ.-Prof. hc, MD; Julie West, APP
Management of Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries
Chair: Douglas Ross, MD
Instructors: Kate Elzinga, MD; Alan J. Belzberg, MD; Bryan J. Loeffler, MD; Johnny Chuieng - Yi Lu, MD
Reconstruction of Traumatic/Iatrogenic Nerve Injuries
Chair: Alison K. Snyder-Warwick, MD
Instructors: Jana Dengler, MD; Bruno Battison, MD William C. Pederson, MD; Andrew J. Watt, MD
Functional Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Chair: Detlev Erdmann, MD
Instructors: Niclas Broer, MD; Lukas Krakowczyk, MD; John Shuck, MD; Manuel Garrido, MD
Staging Reconstruction for the Mangled Hand/Upper Extremity
Chair: Rudolf F. Buntic, MD
Instructors: Florian Fleu, MD; Andrei Obedescu, MD; Jen Waljee, MD; Ignacio Roger, MD
8:15 am - 8:30 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM President's Welcome (Not for Credit)
William W. Dzwierzynski, MD; AAHS President
Michael W. Neumeister MD; ASPN President
Joan Lipa, MD; ASRM President
Scot Glasberg, MD; ASPS President
8:30 am - 9:30 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Combined Panel: Worst Case NO Save: Extremity Cases
Moderator: Bauback Safa, MD
Panelists: James P. Higgins, MD; Scott Levin, MD; Amy M. Moore, MD; Pedro Cavadas, MD
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Joint Presidential Keynote Lecture
Nadine Hachach-Haram, MD
The Journey of Exploring the Potential of Operating Room Digitization

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Joint Outstanding Paper Session
Moderators: Kyle R. Eberlin, MD; Meredith Osterman, MD; Hollie A. Power, MD; Timothy Daugherty, MD; Melissa Poh, MD
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Checkpoint Surgical Inc. Industry Lunch Symposia (Not for Credit)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Concurrent Scientific Paper Session II: Basic Science
Moderators: Jenna Lynn Senger, MD PhD; Sameer B. Shah, PhD
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
ASPN Invited Speaker
Introduction: Michael W. Neumeister, MD

Bionic Extremity Reconstruction
Oskar C. Aszmann, Univ.-Prof. hc, MD
Oskar C. Aszmann, Univ.-Prof. hc, MD
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Instructed Yoga (Not for Credit)
All are welcome to attend, no experience necessary.
Instructor: Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nerve Nerds at Night: ASPN Young Member Reception (Not for Credit)
(Open to all ASPN Attendees)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ASPN/ASRM Welcome Reception
Sponsored by ASSI - Accurate Surgical

Sunday January 14, 2024
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am
ASPN Instructional Courses Session I
Management of Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries
Chair: Jaret Olson, MD
Instructors: Stephanie Russo, MD; Dan A. Zlotolow, MD; Kristen Davidge, MD; Kathleen O'Grady, PT MSc
Electrodiagnostic Studies Are Normal And The Patient Is In Pain
Chair: Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
Instructors: David Magee, MD; Madi El Haj, MD; Megan M. Patterson, MD
Comprehensive Treatment of Lower Extremity Nerve Injuries
Chair: Henk Coert, MD
Instructors: Thomas HH Tung, MD; Michael Morhart, MD; Jennifer Giuffre, MD
8:15 am - 9:15 am
ASPN/ASRM Combined Panel: Reanimating the Eye in Facial Palsy
Moderator: Gregory Borschel, MD
Panelists: Michael Klebuc, MD; Rachel Baptista, MD; Heather L. Baltzer, MD Paul Julien-Guelinckx, MD
9:15 am - 10:15 am
ASPN/ASRM Combined Panel: Functional Sarcoma Extremity Reconstruction
Moderator: Steven Moran, MD
Panelists: Stephen Kovach, MD; Jason Souza, MD; Margaret S. Roubaud, MD; Marco Innocenti, MD
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:45 am - 11:45 am
ASPN Instructional Courses Session II
Challenges and Triumphs in the Study of Nerve Injury: Updates From The Lab
Chair: Matthew Wood, PhD
Instructors: Stephen W.P Kemp, PhD; Alison Snyder-Warwick, MD; Jenna Lynn Senger, MD, PhD
Novel Nerve Transfers: Restoring Function and Sensation Throughout the Body
Chair: Jonathan M. Winograd, MD
Instructors: Gedge D. Rosson, MD; Ida K. Fox, MD; Blair R. Peters, MD; Max Overgoor, MD
Facial Palsy Reconstruction
Chair: Shai Rozen, MD.
Instructors: Nate Jowett, MD; Andreas Kehrer, MD; Jonathan I. Leckenby, MD, PhD
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
ASPN Presidential Address
Introduction: Jonathan Winograd, MD

Michael W. Neumeister, MD; ASPN President
Michael W. Neumeister, MD
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Presentation of Resident Awards and Grant Recipients (Not for Credit)
12:45 pm- 2:00 pm
ASPN Lunch Available
12:45 pm- 2:00 pm
ASPN Business Meeting (Not for Credit)