Special Winter Edition 2017



Jeffrey Ascherman, MD
President

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...
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Brian S. Glatt, MD, FACS
Editor

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.
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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.

NESPS 2017 Spring Workshop

Spring Workshop: Augmentation Mastopexy
March 11, 2017
Marriott Marquis
New York City, NY

View the Program Register Today
Reserve Housing Support Opportunities

NESPS 2016 Annual Meeting

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
of Transparency?
 
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

NESPS 2017 Annual Meeting

Save the Date
NESPS 34th Annual Meeting
September 8-10, 2017
Newport Marriott
Newport, Rhode Island

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 alexander.au@uphs.upenn.edu.

Wishing everyone in the NESPS a Happy New year!

Alex Au

View the list of new members and a message from Drs. Potochny & Langstein about NESPS membership.
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The NESPS Education Fund, formerly the Second Decade Fund, was inaugurated 19 years ago by Dr. Bill Little to support the educational efforts of the NESPS.
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