Plastic Surgery - The Meeting

Schedule of Events | Saturday, October 27


(preview all Saturday Instructional Courses & Panels above)

Special Programs, Courses & Events:

Breakfast with Champions

6:45 - 8:00 a.m.
Organized by the ASPS/The PSF/Young Plastic Surgeons Steering Committee
Fee: $30

You’ll have the unique opportunity to participate in small roundtable discussions with recognized leaders in plastic surgery. Invited champions include: Michael Bentz, MD; Keith Brandt, MD; Charles Butler, MD; James Chang, MD; William Dzwierzynski, MD; Geoffrey Gurtner, MD; Malcolm Lesavoy, MD; Geoffrey Robb, MD; J. Peter Rubin, MD; and Thomas Stevenson, MD.



Past Presidents' Breakfast

7:45 - 8:45 a.m.
Room 385 (MCC)


Plastic Surgery Executive Directors Roundtable

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Room TBD (MCC)


Medical Students Day

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Moderator: Winnie Tong, MD
Fee: Complimentary to medical students

This day-long program features real-life information from program directors and senior residents about strategies and career paths for medical students interested in becoming plastic surgeons. You’ll receive an overview of the specialty and training programs; garner career highlights and strategies for success as part of the Breakfast with Champions event; learn about plastic surgery practice types; get an inside look at life as a plastic surgery Resident; find out what to ask about when choosing a training program; and learn what to do if you are not matched to a program.

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Residents Bowl

Saturday, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
Anureet Bajaj, MD and former Jeopardy! Champion Hatem Abou-Sayed, MD

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Women Plastic Surgeons Luncheon

11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lisa Engles
Fee: $50

The ASPS Women Plastic Surgeons Forum offers a unique opportunity for female plastic surgeons to network and participate in an engaging discussion on relevant topics of the day. This year’s program will feature Lisa Engles of InnerstateCoaching. Engles is dedicated to educating people about the art of transformation, both body and mind, so that they are empowered to shatter mental and emotional barriers to optimum health and well being.


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Asset Protection for Plastic Surgeons:
Avoiding the Landmines

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Jay Adkisson, JD and Lawrence Keller, CLU, ChFC
Fee: $55 (free to Residents who register on or before 9/12)

Not for credit

Physicians face extraordinary liability exposure and must take legal steps to protect themselves and their wealth. This program introduces a holistic approach incorporating asset protection, business planning, long-term wealth distribution and conservation strategies. Topics include: Hidden liability risks; choice of business entity for medical practice and investments; protecting personal residence; pre-marital protection of assets; offshore planning; and establishing, maintaining and utilizing Captive Insurance Companies (CICs).



Women Plastic Surgeons Networking Hour

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Join the Women Plastic Surgeons group for this annual networking event.

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Pathways to Leadership Reception

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Nottoway (Sheraton)
(by invitation)