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SAGE to begin publishing HAND, official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery

June 10, 2015

Los Angeles, CA (June 10, 2015) SAGE today announces that it is to publish HAND, a multidisciplinary journal that specializes in the research and medical management and surgical management of the hand, wrist, and upper extremity. The official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery, SAGE will begin publishing HAND in 2016.


"This is an exciting time for the journal, HAND. Partnering with SAGE promises to enhance our readership's needs and help foster hand health around the world,” commented editor Michael Neumeister. “The American Association for Hand Surgery is honored to now be working closely with SAGE.”

Launched in 2006, HAND is an international resource for healthcare providers and researchers seeking to manage hand-related injuries and diseases. Published quarterly, the journal disseminates research on studying or treating the hand within surgical, medical, and therapeutic contexts.

“With a growing number of medical journals, SAGE is committed to supporting medical research that translates into advances in clinical care for people across the globe,” commented Bob Howard, Vice President of Journals, SAGE. “We are pleased to support hand surgeons and therapists by working together to advance their specialty through this growing publication.”

Founded in 1970, The American Association for Hand Surgery is comprised of over 1,200 professionals in the areas of hand surgery and hand therapy. Devoted to global upper extremity health and education, the Association and its Endowment support international outreach missions which foster hand health and promote upper extremity education. Additionally, the Association hosts webinars and an annual conference to support advancements in the knowledge and practices of hand care.

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Founded 50 years ago by Sara Miller McCune to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community, SAGE publishes more than 800 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. A growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies, conference highlights and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Boston.

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