Hand Trauma Reconstruction 

ReSurge International
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What's in this course?

Review basic hand anatomy and imaging and learn how to evaluate a patient with acute traumatic hand injuries.


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery 

Target Audience

This course has been specifically designed to train practicing medical professionals, surgeons, clinicians.




1 hour 30 minutes 
Dr. James Chang
Course instructor

Dr. James Chang

Dr. James Chang is the Johnson & Johnson Distinguished Professor and Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Chang graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences with joint degrees in Biology and Economics. He then graduated from Yale Medical School with Alpha Omega Alpha and Cum Laude honors and subsequently completed a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center followed by a fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at UCLA. Dr. Chang is the past Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook of Hand Surgery and an Associate Editor for the journals, Journal of Hand Surgery, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Hand, and Microsurgery. He was the Royal College of Surgeons Foundation traveling fellow and was awarded the 2006 Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Chang's main surgical interests are in reconstructive surgery of the hand and extremities including microsurgical reconstruction. He also has interest in pediatric hand and microsurgery, post-oncologic head and neck reconstruction, and lower extremity reconstruction. He is the CMO of ReSurge International. 

This course is provided by ReSurge International

Resurge International is a nonprofit organization based in Sunnyvale, California established in 1969. ReSurge focuses on scaling up access to reconstructive surgical care in low-income countries by training and funding the next generation of reconstructive surgeons across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. ReSurge is one of the few organizations to address the full scope of reconstructive surgical care to those most in need. They pair 50 years of experience with an innovative localization and empowerment model that is creating a ripple-effect of impact across economies, communities, and human lives.

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