13th January 2012 : Dr. Jonathan Y. Lee [MB BCh BAO, MRCSEd, MMed(Surg), FAMS] is elected an International member of the American Association of Hand Surgery.
The American Association of Hand Surgery (AAHS) was founded in 1970 to provide an educational forum to increase the professional expertise and knowledge of surgeons involved in hand surgery. The association also provides endowments for the support of educational and research programs. The Association remains a leader in the worldwide community of hand surgery organizations.
Today, the association has over 1100 members that include Hand Surgeons and Microsurgeons, as well as hand therapy and other health professionals who care for patients with hand and upper extremity problems. This represents a diverse but cohesive mixture of highly respected professionals who work in all disciplines related to hand surgery, and fosters improved communication and the sharing of ideas.
The AAHS has the highest standards of excellence for its membership, and election to membership is based upon training, board certification, scientific and professional accomplishment, and the degree of active interest and experience in the disciplines related to hand surgery.
Dr. Jonathan Y. Lee is also currently an active board member of the Chapter of Hand Surgeons, College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.