Announcements of meetings and symposia should be sent to the Editor at least 9 months before they are to take place.
ASPS/PSEF SPONSORED SYMPOSIA AND WORKSHOPS
The following meetings are either sponsored or co-sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and/or the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and are current as of this printing. Unless otherwise noted, information on the following can be obtained by calling the ASPS/PSEF Member Services Center toll free at 1-800-766-4955 or 847-228-9900, ext. 471 (outside the United States).
Meetings listed with an “image number” (in parentheses) allow members to access ASPS/PSEF sponsored or endorsed meeting brochures and registration forms by fax 24 hours a day. To obtain a copy of a meeting brochure/registration form by fax, simply call the toll-free Faxback number, 1-800-333-8835. Enter your fax number, followed by the number listed in the meeting information printed in this calendar.
Meeting information is subject to change. Please refer to the current calendar of plastic surgery meetings at www.plasticsurgery.org (Upcoming Events) for the most up-to-date listings.
BASIC MAXILLOFACIAL PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES
The Basic Maxillofacial Principles and Techniques symposium will be held January 4 through 6, 2008, in Palo Alto, Calif. The symposium is commercially supported by an educational grant from KLS Martin. For more information, contact the ASPS/PSEF, tel.: 1-800-766-4955. This meeting is sponsored by the ASMS and the ASPS/PSEF.
SOUTHEASTERN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEONS 2008 BREAST SURGERY SYMPOSIUM
The Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons 2008 Breast Surgery Symposium will be held January 18 through 20, 2008, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, in Atlanta, Ga. Experts will address challenging cases, and a live surgery broadcast will include nipple reconstruction after tissue expansion, secondary augmentation mastopexy, and breast augmentation with fat injection. The symposium will also cover breast reduction/augmentation, mastopexy, problem cases, innovations in breast surgery, oncologic issues, and expander and implant breast reconstruction. Foreign scholars from Ecuador will be honored, and attendees will see the results from the 2007 Breast Symposium cases. CME credits are available. For more information, contact Susan Russell, tel.: 1-678-773-3224. This symposium is sponsored by the SESPRS, Northside Hospital, and the ASPS/PSEF.
NEW HORIZONS IN COSMETIC SURGERY SYMPOSIUM
The New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium will be held January 25 through 27, 2008, at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The symposium will be chaired by Charles Thorne, M.D., and J. William Little, M.D. CME and patient safety credits are available. For more information, contact the ASPS/PSEF, tel.: 1-800-766-4955. This meeting is sponsored by the ASPS and ASAPS.
ASPS PLASTIC SURGERY SENIOR RESIDENTS CONFERENCE
The ASPS Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference will be held January 31 through February 2, 2008, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, in Washington, D.C. Senior residents will learn successful practice management strategies, increase understanding of coding processes, minimize risk exposure, and network with peers and colleagues. For more information, contact the ASPS/PSEF, tel.: 1-800-766-4955. This meeting is sponsored by the ASPS.
42nd ANNUAL BAKER GORDON SYMPOSIUM ON COSMETIC SURGERY
The 42nd Annual Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery will be held February 7 through 9, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency Miami, in Miami, Fla. For more information, contact Mary Felpeto, 3225 Aviation Avenue, Suite 100, Coconut Grove, Fla. 33133; tel.: 1-305-854-8828; fax: 305-854-3423. This meeting is co-sponsored by the ASPS/PSEF and the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in cooperation with Mercy Hospital, Miami, Fla., and endorsed by the ASAPS.
NINTH ANNUAL AESTHETIC FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION IN ADULTS AND CHILDREN SYMPOSIUM
The Ninth Annual Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction in Adults and Children Symposium will be held February 21 through 23, 2008, at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, in Tucson, Ariz. The symposium will be chaired by Frederick J. Menick, M.D., Dennis Nigro, M.D., and Bruce Bauer, M.D. For more information, contact ASPS/PSEF Executive Office, 444 East Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, Ill. 60005; tel.: 1-847-228-9900; e-mail:email@example.com.
11th ANNUAL DALLAS COSMETIC SURGERY SYMPOSIUM: CONTROVERSIES AND ADVANCES IN COSMETIC SURGERY
The 11th Annual Dallas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium: Controversies and Advances in Cosmetic Surgery will be held March 4 and 5, 2008, at the Ritz-Carlton, in Dallas, Texas. The focus of this symposium will be on controversies and advances in facial, breast, and body contouring procedures, including surgical management of the massive weight loss patient and new nonsurgical options for facial rejuvenation. The new role of silicone breast implants in breast augmentation will also be presented. For more information, contact Continuing Medical Education, UT Southwestern, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390; fax: 214-648-4804; Web site:www.utsouthwestern.edu/plasticsurgerysymposia. This symposium is endorsed by the ASPS/PSEF and ASAPS.
25th ANNUAL DALLAS RHINOPLASTY SYMPOSIUM: ADVANCES AND CONTROVERSIES IN RHINOPLASTY
The 25th Annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium: Advances and Controversies in Rhinoplasty will be held March 6 through 9, 2008, at the Ritz-Carlton, in Dallas, Texas. This symposium is designed to take the participant from the basic fundamentals of rhinoplasty through the latest refinements and advancements in technique. It will consist of didactic lectures, cadaver dissections, panel discussions, question-and-answer periods, and evening DVD sessions. An anatomic nasal dissection DVD will be provided to all participants registered for the anatomy laboratory. For more information, contact Continuing Medical Education, UT Southwestern, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390; tel.: 214-648-3138; fax: 214-648-2317; e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.utsouthwestern.edu/plasticsurgerysymposia. This symposium is endorsed by the ASPS and ASAPS.