Wound Healing Society (WHS)
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WHS Mission and Guiding Principles

Mission: Improve wound healing outcomes through science, professional education, and communication by:

  • Leading multi-disciplinary research in wound science and outcomes.
  • Linking scientists and clinicians to advance wound healing research.
  • Translating discovery into evidence based clinical outcomes.
  • Communicating through mentoring, education, publications, and global networking.

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2020 WHS Annual Meeting

Abstract Submission Now Open!
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Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2019 @ 11:59pm EDT
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Preliminary Program is Now Online!
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Registration is Now Online!
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Housing is Now Available!
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Summer Research Fellowship Award
$3,000 Stipend + $1,000 Lab Supplies + $1,000 Travel Grant (to WHS 2021 Annual Meeting)
Application Deadline: January 2, 2020
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As a clinician or a scientist, what is the most rewarding part of your job?
The possibility of seen my patients return to their social life, work and family healed and restored.

What is the greatest wound care innovation in our modern times?
I consider NPWT is the greatest wound care innovation in our modern times.

Lurice De Calero, MD
Lurice De Calero, MD

WHS Member Achievements

Physician Scholar Award
Jide Ogunlana
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Physician Scholar Award Winner: Jide Ogunlana
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Physician Scholar Award Winner: Jide Ogunlana
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Nurse Scholar Award
Lillian Lee
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Nurse Scholar Award Winner: Lillian Lee
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Nurse Scholar Award Winner: Lillian Lee
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Wound Healing Foundation Call for Proposals

WHF-3M Fellowship
Deadline: November 26, 2019

WHF-Medline Research Grant Innovation Award - $30,000
Deadline: January 7, 2020


The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC, recently held their 6th Annual Comprehensive Wound Care Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, on September 12th-14th. The venue this year was held at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square in Pittsburgh, PA., which was a great location to help accommodate our growing needs. More


The Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders & US Wound Registry are pleased to alert you for the first time, wound care-specific quality measures are now included on CMS' Physician Compare website, following a summertime content update that expanded quality performance data on the site.
View Advocacy Update from the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders More


WRR Journal

Wound Repair and Regeneration (WRR) is dedicated to the publication of high-impact, in depth investigations of mechanisms of tissue repair and outcomes from well-designed and carefully analyzed clinical studies. More

Advances in Wound Care

Advances in Wound Care The WHS member discount prices for 2020 are:

Print and Online US $252
Print and Online Foreign $334
Online only $230

Save the Date

Innovations in Wound Healing
December 5-9, 2020
Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Key West, FL
SAWC & WHS 2020
May 13-17, 2020
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California
SAWC & WHS 2021
May 12-16, 2021
Gaylord Texan
Dallas, Texas
SAWC & WHS 2022
April 6-10, 2022
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Arizona
SAWC & WHS 2023
April 26-30, 2023
Gaylord National Harbor
National Harbor, Maryland


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