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Winter 2018 Newsletter
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Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH

I hope you are weathering the winter storms and looking forward to the coming of Spring and the AAPS Annual Meeting on April 7-10, 2018. The program for the meeting is terrific - go to our website,, to see what the Program Committee has organized for 2018. Read More

Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum

We are most excited this year to be able to hold the President’s Reception at a truly unique venue, the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum on Monday, April 9th at 7:00 p.m. This evening event at Chihuly will include a reception and dinner stations for attendees and registered guests. Business and cocktail attire is appropriate for this event.

97th Annual Meeting

Preliminary Program
Local Area Attractions

The 2018 Annual Business Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 10th, at 12:30 pm at the Westin Seattle Hotel. View the minutes from last year's Annual Business Meeting.

A bylaw amendment will be voted on to 1) eliminate the Communications Committee and 2) add the previous year's past president in addition to the immediate past president to the Nominating Committee. View bylaw amendment

We are pleased to announce a new Presidential Grant awarded by the Applied Medico-Legal Solutions Risk Retention Group (AMS RRG / AAPS). View Grant

The American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS) is pleased to continue its new educational Webinar series. Participants on these webinars can hear from experts on various topics and will be able to engage with the presenters during the sessions.

Webinars are available on the AAPS website.

"Virtual Planning and 3D Printing"
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
(Eastern Standard Time)
Discussions will include:

Moderator: Arin Greene, MD (Children's Hospital, Boston)
Presentations: Brian Andrews, MD (University of Kansas)
Brian Gastman, MD (Cleveland Clinic)
Derek Steinbacher, MD (Yale Plastic Surgery)

You may view past webinars by logging into the members only area.

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AAPS encourages all members to consider service on an AAPS committee. Please take a look at the committee list and contact the Administrative office if you ae interested in serving on a committee next year.

View 2017 2018 Committees


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