An award-winning physician, Dr. Bobby Chhabra was named chair of the University of Virginia’s (UVA) Department of Orthopaedics in August 2013. Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Chhabra has garnered numerous accolades and awards, such as the Charles W. Miller Chief Resident Teaching Award in 2010 and the “Best Doctors in America” Award in 2007, 2008. 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. To stay abreast of the latest developments in the industry, Dr. Bobby Chhabra remains a member of several professional organizations, including the American Orthopaedic Association and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.The American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) is preparing to host the 2014 Electives in Hand Surgery conference, which will be held February 7-8, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans. Co-hosted by the American Society of Hand Therapists, the 2014 meeting will highlight the most common conditions that can affect the upper extremities as well as clinically common conditions, such as benign wrist and hand tumors, and emergency conditions, such as wrist pain on the ulnar side.As one of the nation’s oldest organizations specifically dedicated to continuing medical education for hand surgery, ASSH is committed to promoting the practice and science of surgery for the hand and upper extremities. The organization strives to be the authoritative voice in the industry and to improve the quality of patient care.