Jeffrey Ascherman, MDPresident
I hope you have all had a wonderful holiday season! 2017 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for the NESPS. To reflect our growing membership, and in recognition of the outstanding plastic surgery talent we have here in the Northeast, our society is growing in exciting new directions...
Brian S. Glatt, MD, FACSEditor
I hope you all had a very happy holiday season and a happy new year. Looking forward into 2017, we have a number of very exciting developments to report to the NESPS membership. This special winter edition of our newsletter was created to help convey to you all that has been going on.
Call for Nominations!
After several years of excellent service to the Society, Dr. Brian Glatt will be stepping down as the Editor of the NESPS Newsletter. Leadership would like to thank Dr. Glatt for his hard work and dedication, as well as solicit nominations from NESPS membership for this position. The incoming Newsletter Editorís term will begin immediately following the 2017 Annual Meeting in September.
If you would like to submit a self-nomination or nominate a colleague, please contact Rebecca Bonsaint with your (or your colleague's) name as well as a few sentences describing interest in this position and/or qualifications.
View the 2016 Annual Business Meeting Minutes
|Resident Award Winners
|Kavita T. Vakharia, MD (Clinical)
A Comparison of Open versus Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release within the Same Patient
||Joseph Lopez, MD (Research)
The Accuracy of Conflicts-of-Interest Disclosures Reported by Plastic Surgeons & Industry: A New Era
|Presidents Award Winner
||Poster Award Winner
|Reid A. Maclellan, MD
Massive Localized Lymphedema: A Case-Control Study of Patients with and without Obesity-Induced Lymphedema
||Ara A. Salibian, MD
Subcutaneous Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction with Acellular Dermal Matrix or Mesh: A Systematic Review
Young Plastic Surgeon's Facebook Group
Our Young Plastic Surgeon's Facebook Group is up and running! Our first interesting case will be posted this month, and the group page is already open for anyone to post their thoughts, comments, questions. To access the page, search for NESPS Young Plastic Surgeon's Group from your Facebook account and click the "join group" link.
The mentorship program is also under development. As a start, I'd like to get the names of junior members looking for mentorship and senior members who are willing to participate as mentors. If you are interested, please send your name, contact info., and whether you are a mentor or mentee and I'll start coordinating. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wishing everyone in the NESPS a Happy New year!
View the list of new members and a message from Drs. Potochny & Langstein about NESPS membership.
The NESPS Education Fund, formerly the Second Decade Fund, was inaugurated in 1998 by Dr. Bill Little to support the educational efforts of the NESPS.