UCSF Ortho Hand Core

UCSF Ortho Hand

About this Course

The UCSF Ortho Hand Core provides educational content related to orthopaedic surgery for hand specialty.


The UCSF Ortho Hand Core is meant to be an educational resource for orthopaedic trainees. Learners should be practicing surgeons or surgeons in training.

Course Staff

Faculty Contributor:
Dr. Nico Lee

Dr. Nico Lee

Hand Trauma

  • Identify surface landmarks of the hand.
  • Identify the bones of the hand and wrist on AP/Lateral radiograph.
  • Define common terminology used in examination of the hand.
  • Learn the management of the most common hand consults (infection, lacerations, fractures, dislocations)
  • Describe proper techniques for digital and wrist blocks.
  • Apply proper splint for hand fractures.

Hand Consults in the ER - Dr. Schroeder

Upper Extremity Masses: Benign and Malignant

Recorded Lecture

Upper Extremity Masses - Dr. Schroeder

Osteoarthritis of the Wrist

Recorded Lecture