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Spring 2012 Newsletter
William M. Kuzon, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
William M. Kuzon, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

President's Message
William M. Kuzon, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
As winter, such as it was this year, winds down and spring approaches, I hope you have all had an enjoyable holiday season and are prospering in this New Year. I also hope that you are all planning to attend our annual AAPS meeting, April 14-17, at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. Paul Cederna, this year’s Program Chair, our Program Committee, our dedicated staff at PRRI, and many, many member volunteers have prepared what I believe will be a spectacular meeting for all of us. Read more.


A Message from Your AAPS Executive Director
Aurelie Alger, JD
I am delighted to join Dr. Kuzon and the AAPS leadership in inviting you to join us in San Francisco for the Association's 91st Annual Meeting. I have had the privilege of serving as your Executive Director for the past seven years, and it is a true pleasure to lead the team that serves your Association. As you can see, this year's Annual Meeting is filled with top-quality science, and offers not only more oral presentations but expanded poster sessions, a sign of the depth of the large number of abstracts submitted. Read more.

Annual Meeting 2012
Program Changes to Note
The AAPS has reduced the Aesthetic Symposium to one day (Saturday) and added a Reconstructive Symposium component to Sunday morning. See below for topics to be discussed during both of these programs. Read more.

Program Highlights
Program Changes to Note Read more.

Aesthetic Symposium
The Aesthetic Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 14th from 7:20 AM – 6:30 PM and a reception will be held in the exhibit hall immediately following the program. Read more.

Reconstructive Symposium
The Reconstructive Symposium will be held on Sunday, April 15th from 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Read more.

Panel Presentations
The AAPS Annual Meeting will feature 4 Panel Presentations. Read more.

Social Programs
In addition to an outstanding scientific program, the AAPS Annual Meeting would not be complete without an entertaining and inviting social program. Read more.

Award Presentations
The AAPS continues to encourage the advancement of our specialty and the recognition of our colleagues by presenting a number of awards and scholarships. Read more.

Exhibits
The AAPS is pleased to welcome our industry colleagues and encourage all attendees to visit with these supporters. Read more.

About the Westin St. Francis
The AAPS 2012 Annual Meeting will be held on April 14-17 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA. More than just a hotel, The Westin St. Francis is a destination where you can unwind and be pampered by attentive, world-class service. Read more.



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