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President's Message Donald Mackay, MD - President's Message
Don Mackay, MD, President
Don Mackay, MD
President

Dear Colleagues,

It is an incredible honor to have been elected President of your Association. Nick Vedder and his Scientific Program Committee led by Richard Hopper and Peter Neligan gave us another outstanding meeting in Baltimore. It is always inspiring to witness the best scientific and clinical work our specialty has to offer together with the enthusiasm and passion, especially of our younger members. Once again a great social program allowed us time to renew old friendships and make new ones. This combination once again affirms for many of us why it is such an honor to belong to the Association. A highlight for me is always the presentation of our Academic Scholar. More...

Plastic Surgery Fellowship and Training Opportunities Directory Plastic Surgery Fellowship and Training Opportunities Directory
ASPS has developed a free listing service to simplify the listing and search for all types of fellowship and training opportunities within the specialty. The goal of this initiative is to provide plastic surgeons and plastic-surgeons-in-training with a searchable database of plastic surgery fellowships, observerships and internships/externship available in the United States and throughout the world.

You are invited to post your fellowships, internships and other post-graduate plastic surgery training opportunities in the new Plastic Surgery Fellowship and Training Opportunities Directory at https://www1.plasticsurgery.org/globaltraining.

ASPS believes this directory will help publicize existing opportunities and provide a broad ranging listing for residents and all plastic surgeons who are seeking additional training. The listings are free to post and free to search for everyone. The directory will be searchable by sub-specialty, duration, country and/or region, paid or unpaid, and more. The Plastic Surgery Fellowship and Training Opportunities Directory is open to private plastic surgeons, institutions, and training directors to post their short and long-term training options.

The ICON Project The ICON Project
View our newest ICONS videos of Paul Manson, Edward Luce, Foad Nahai, and many others.

Preserving the rich history of our specialty through the words of the pioneers, leaders, and renowned educators in Plastic Surgery. Read more.

Website to Highlight Member Videos Website to Highlight Member Videos
The AAPS is requesting videos from members to present on the website. The goal is to exhibit information that benefits the education of the membership. Please submit videos and any questions to AAPS.

2020 Grants 2020 Grants
We are pleased to announce the continuation of two grants which will be awarded on a biennial basis. The Awards are for Young Clinicians and Young Researchers, and are supported through the generosity of the Body Contouring Research Foundation (BCRF), through Dr. Gregory Hetter. These papers are to be submitted as annual meeting abstracts.

John D. Constable, M.D. 1928-2016 John D. Constable, M.D. 1928-2016
The world of plastic surgery lost one of its true inspirational mentors this past week with the passing of John D. Constable at the age of 88 years. For the past several years John has been suffering from Parkinsonís disease and at the time of his death was surrounded by his family at his farmhouse in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Johnís entire professional career was spent at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Read more.

Innovations Program Innovations Program
The American Association of Plastic Surgeons Issues Committee is pleased to announce a new "Innovations Program" which would allow Association members to travel to other institutions/offices for a 1 to 3 day visit during which they would observe a senior Association member or someone with expertise in specific clinical, research or educational topics. This is a voluntary traveling educational experience for practice enhancement initially for Association members only. Read more.

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Important Dates
October 6, 2019
1st World Consensus Conference on BIA-ALCL

May 2-5, 2020
AAPS 99th Annual Meeting
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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal
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Annals of Plastic Surgery
Annals of Plastic Surgery Publication of peer-reviewed original articles, brief communications, case reports, and notes in all areas of interest to the practicing plastic surgeon.
Current Issue | Archives
Aesthetic Surgery Journal
ASAPS's official publication, this is an international journal focusing on scientific developments and clinical techniques in aesthetic surgery.
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Important Dates
October 6, 2019
1st World Consensus Conference on BIA-ALCL

May 2-5, 2020
AAPS 99th Annual Meeting
Make a pledge to the 1-10-100 Campaign
$1K donated per year for 10 years with 100% Participation could mean $5 million to fully fund the Academic Scholar Awards! Pledge Now!
AAPS Newsletter
Summer 2019 Newsletter Stay up to date on the latest news released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Current Issue | Archives
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal Stay up to date on the latest publication released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Current Issue | Archives
Annals of Plastic Surgery
Annals of Plastic Surgery Publication of peer-reviewed original articles, brief communications, case reports, and notes in all areas of interest to the practicing plastic surgeon.
Current Issue | Archives
Aesthetic Surgery Journal
ASAPS's official publication, this is an international journal focusing on scientific developments and clinical techniques in aesthetic surgery.
Current Issue
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