Come to meetings to be informed, stimulated, catch up with people you know and to make new contacts!  You will find a wide range of opportunities – networking socials, weeknight and Saturday meetings, and weekend courses from respected hand surgeons and therapists in our community and nationwide.

If you are interested in making a presentation at a GHUESIG meeting, please let us know. Click here to tell us about a planned topic and preferred meeting date to present.


For questions and answers related to the number of CEUs a PT and OT may accrue using online educational courses, please review your licensure requirements.   The Georgia Board of Physical Therapy  The Georgia Board of Occupational Therapy

Members will receive “live presentation” CE hours for the courses presented on Livestream and Zoom platforms.

The event will be available in the GHUESIG library in members only within 72 hours for members who are unable to attend.

” Live presentation” CEU certificates will not be awarded to members who view the course from the GHUESIG library. CEU certificates will be awarded but not “live presentation”.

CEU certificates will be awarded to members who view the course archives from 2021 to present only. CEU certificates will not be awarded for courses prior to 2021. 


  • Georgia Hand and Upper Extremity Special Interest Group 2023 Annual Conference (Details below) April 28 – April 29, 2023 Register Now! 
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2023 Georgia Hand and Upper Extremity Special Interest Group Conference Charleston, South Carolina,
Medical University of South Carolina April 28 – 29, 2023
Friday April 28, 2023
7:30 – 7:45 Welcome and Announcements.
7:45 – 8:45 Dr. Charles Daly “The Mangled Hand: Preserving Form and Function.”
8:45 – 10:00 Dr. Charles Daly and Rebecca Saunders, PT, CHT. “Cadaver Dissection – Nerves.”
10:00 – 10:20 Break. Visit with exhibitors/Networking.
10:20 – 11:20 Elizabeth de Herder, MBA, OTR/L, CHT. “Management of Flexor Tendons.”
11:20 – 12:20 Susan Blackmore, MS, OTR/L, CHT, COMT-UL. “Modifying Extensor Tendon Rehabilitation Based on Their Response to Therapy.”
12:20 – 1:20 Lunch (provided: boxed lunch). Visit with Exhibitors.
1:20 – 2:30 Dr. Xavier Duralde “Evolution of Understanding and Techniques in Surgical management of Shoulder Instability.”
2:30 – 3:30 Tambra Marik, OTD, OT/L, CHT. “Rehabilitation Concepts for Anterior Shoulder Instability.”
 3:30 – 3:45 Break. Visit with exhibitors/Networking.
 3:45 – 4:40 Amy Todd, MS, OTR/L, CHT. “Rehabilitation Trends after Limb Amputation.”
 4:40 – 5:15 Kendyl Brock Hunter, OTR/L, CHT, ASHT President. “ASHT – Society Initiatives and Legislative Updates.”
Saturday, April 29, 2023
7:30 – 7:45 Welcome and Announcements.
7:45 – 8:45 Dr. Neil Tarabadkar “Wide Awake Flexor Tendon Repair.”
8:45 – 9:45 Dr. Alan Peljovich “The Stiff Hand – Orthopedic and Neurological Considerations.”
9:45 – 10:15 Christine Peters, OTR/L, CHT. “Rehabilitation of the Stiff Hand.”
10:15 – 10:30 Break. Visit with exhibitors/Networking.
10:30 – 11:30 Dr. Nicole Zelenski “Brachial Plexus Reconstruction.”
11:30 – 12:30 Physician Panel – discussing relevant diagnoses.
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch (provided).
Breakout sessions (each session repeats – will be able to see all)
1:30 – 3:00 Breakout A and Breakout B (A is Alison Taylor and B is Bob Phillips)
Breakout A: Alison Taylor, OTR/L, CHT, CKTI. “The Four S’s: Skin-Scar-Swelling-Sensation – How to Treat by what you HEAR, SEE and FEEL!”
Breakout B: Bob Phillips, MS, OTR/L, CHT, COMT. “Palm Trees, a Low Country Breeze and PIP Extension Orthoses.”
3:00-3:15 Break.
3:15 – 5:00 Repeat of Session A and B – Please attend the next session.
Total of 16 CEU’s: Price $375, which will include lunch both days along with AM and PM snacks.  Student rate is available. *
HOTEL BLOCKS: (complimentary breakfast served at these hotels).
• Holiday Inn Express & Suites Charleston Downtown West Edge: 843-530-2738. 2 min from MUSC. $194 per night
• Fairfield Inn and Suites Charleston: 843-414-2700. Close to MUSC. Thursday night $159, Friday night $159 & Saturday night $159
• Comfort Inn downtown: 843-577-2224. Across the street from MUSC. Thursday $239, Friday $239 & Saturday $139.
We hope you are able to join us for another great conference at a new location and enjoy the sights of Charleston!