2014 Spring Newsletter

Message From The President Dear Members, I am honored to assume the position of President of the Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons for 2014 and 2015. I would like to thank Dr. John Alspaugh for his hard work over the past two years, and particularly for his efforts in putting together our successful meeting in […]

Supreme Court considers limits on medical boards

A Supreme Court battle over cut-rate teeth-whitening services operating out of North Carolina malls, stores, and salons could place new restrictions on medical boards nationwide, Modern Healthcare’s Joe Carlson reports. Doctor says he’s ‘expert witness’—but medical society disagrees Last week, the high court agreed to hear oral arguments in North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners […]

VASPS Advocacy Update

The 2014 session of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned on March 8th. While the General Assembly adjourned on schedule it did so without passing a new state budget. This has not been an uncommon occurrence over the past decade. Our most recent budget impasse revolves around the issue of expanding Medicaid. During the 2013 session […]

ASPS announces 2014 Federal Regional Fly-In schedule

May 6-7, 2014, Southeast/Midwest Regions: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin Registration to participate in an ASPS Regional Advocacy Event is free, though participants are responsible for their airfare, hotel and other incidentals. Please respond to Carrie Lamb […]

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The Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons supports BRA Day USA

The Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons is pleased to support the first annual BRA Day USA on October 17, 2012.