Bahman Guyuron, MD takes a look at the year ahead for the AAPS and what the specialty will experience in 2009 and beyond. “A quote will be taken from this message to include here that will entice folks to continue to read this issue of the newsletter,” explained Dr. Guyuron. Read more.
|More than 400 join AAPS at the 2009 Annual Meeting in Rancho Mirage
The 83rd Annual Meeting of the AAPS was a great success. The Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage provided the perfect setting for an outstanding educational program and an exciting social program that took full advantage of this tropical location. The scientific program included the Aesthetic Symposium, podium presentations, panel discussions, and posters. In addition, highlights were the Presidential Address and Kiskadden Lecturer. View Photos.
|AAPS Welcomes 37 New Members
The AAPS was pleased to welcome 37 new members during the New Member Breakfast at the Annual Meeting. See the complete list.
|Annual Business Meeting Highlights
The AAPS Annual Business Meeting was held on March 24, 2009 at the Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage, California. Read more.
|AAPS Awards presented during the 2009 Annual Meeting
The AAPS presented the AAPS Honorary Award, the James Barrett Brown Award, the Leonard R. Rubin Award for best paper presented at the 2008 AAPS Annual Meeting, the AAPS 2009 Distinguished Fellow, and the 2009 AAPS Clinician of the Year. Read more.
|31 Candidate Members Elected for Membership in 2010
The AAPS Membership Committee proposed a list of candidates for AAPS membership and the Board approved 31 of the 40 applications. They will be formally inducted into the Association at the 2010 Annual Meeting in San Antonio. See the complete list.
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|American Association of Plastic Surgeons Academic Scholar Program
The American Association of Plastic Surgeons Academic Scholar Program has been extremely successful in providing support for young surgical faculty investigators over the past eight years. The program is designed for junior faculty members to enable them to launch a career in academic medicine. This year’s AAPS Scholars were:
|AAPS Encourages Your Involvement
The AAPS encourages all members to consider serving on an AAPS committee. Please take a look at the committee list and decide where you can contribute to your Association.
|2010 AAPS Annual Meeting Planned in San Antonio
The 2010 AAPS Annual meeting will be held on March 20-23 at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort Resort in San Antonio, Texas. For the latest plans on the 2010 annual meeting, check the AAPS website often. Preliminary program information and hotel information will be available soon. www.aaps1921.org