Plastic Surgery - The Meeting

Schedule of Events | Sunday, October 28


(preview all Sunday Instructional Courses & Panels above)

Special Programs, Courses & Events:


Residents Bowl Finals

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. 
Hosts: Anureet Bajaj, MD and former Jeopardy! Champion Hatem Abou-Sayed, MD

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ASPS Life Members’ Luncheon

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Chair: Paul Schnur, MD
Speaker: Gustavo Colon, MD, FACS
Fee: Free for Life Members and Spouses/Guests

Hear about the rich history and vibrant culture of New Orleans through a unique virtual tour covering the major events that have shaped the Crescent City, from its founding by the French colonists, to the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina.



Young Plastic Surgeons Forum

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Organized by the ASPS/PSF Young Plastic Surgeons Steering Committee
Registration is complimentary for all residents and fellows (includes lunch)
Not for credit.

The ASPS/The PSF Young Plastic Surgeons Steering Committee has invited an exciting new speaker for 2012. Attorney Stephen Moskowitz, will discuss asset protection strategies and audit proofing your practice. Moskowitz, Esquire, is the Senior Partner of the Law Office of Stephen Moskowitz, LLP, located in the Financial District in San Francisco, California. His practice covers the entire spectrum of the Tax Law in light of individual and business needs. For more than 30 years, he and his law firm have successfully helped tens of thousands of clients with tax representation and resolving all types of situations that can arise with federal and state taxes. All ASPS Members and Candidates for Membership under the age of 42 are welcome to attend the YPS Forum.

Jointly sponsored by ASPS/The PSF

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ASMS Annual Business Meeting

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Fee: $50



Getting a Paper Accepted by PRS/LOE Made Easy

12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Rod Rohrich, MD; Donald Lalonde, MD; Kevin Chung, MD; Felmont Eaves, MD;
Dan Sullivan
Fee: $25/person

Join Editor-in-Chief Dr. Rod Rohrich, PRS Section Editor for CME, PRS Section Editor for Outcomes, ASAPS Past President, and PRS Managing Editor at this luncheon seminar to hear everything you need to know about submission of manuscripts in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The course will cover the essential scientific elements needed for quality; key elements of successful writing and revision; a live demonstration of how to submit an article through the PRS electronic submission system; how to optimally prepare your paper to maximize its chances for acceptance. The final segment of the course will include an overview of evidence-based medicine. Test drive the PRS app for the iPad® and you may go home with one.



The PSF International and Research Reception

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: Complimentary (International Registrant/Guest);
$65 (U.S./Canada Registrant/Guest)

The PSF President, Michael Neumeister, MD, welcomes international members and the research community to an evening of fine cuisine and conversation. Meet and network with international colleagues to connect and celebrate with global partners who offer a look at the challenges plastic surgeons are facing abroad. Our 2012 grant recipients join us to celebrate cutting-edge research and innovation over the past year.

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ASMS Presidential Reception

7:00 - 10:00 p.m.