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Message From The President 2018 Q3 Newsletter

Happy autumn, everybody! Our fall newsletter includes a number of items that could potentially affect our practices in a significant manner. We have all worked very hard to attain the training and certification for what we do. Some of us may have started with a passion for the art and science of our specialty and […]

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2018 ASPS Advocacy Summit

Dear Colleagues: I hope that you will be able to join us at the ASPS Advocacy Summit scheduled for June. As a member of the Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons you have already demonstrated a commitment to advocacy on behalf of your patients and the practice of plastic surgery. Take the next step and be […]

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The Society for Women’s Health Research Elects Roberta L. Gartside, MD, as Incoming Chair of its Board of Directors

Washington, DC (October 17, 2017)—The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) announced the unanimous election of Roberta L. Gartside, MD, as the new Chair of its Board of Directors for 2018-2019. As a business leader with a strong commitment to nonprofit service, Dr. Gartside will lead the organization’s mission-based efforts to eliminate imbalances in care […]

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VASPS Newsletter Summer 2017

Message From the President I want to lead off this latest edition of our newsletter by thanking each of you for your membership in the Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons. We have had a substantial increase in membership over the past year and our Society now has over 50 members! As our society grows, our […]

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VASPS Newsletter Winter 2016

Message Form The President Our big news in Virginia is the final approval in July of new health regulations over office-based surgery. The Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons spearheaded these efforts, which were also supported by the Medical Society of Virginia and the Virginia Association of Family Physicians. We appreciate the hard work over the […]

Claude C. “Jack” Coleman, Jr., M.D.

The Virginia Society of Plastic Surgery mourns the loss of one of its founding members, Claude C. “Jack” Coleman, Jr., M.D. of Richmond. Dr. Coleman founded the Division of Plastic Surgery at University of Virginia in 1956 and went on to develop its residency program before establishing a private practice in Richmond in the 1960s. […]

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Virginia Governor Declares October 21st, 2015 BRA Day

“By virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution of Virginia in the Governoe or the Commonwealth of Virginia, there is hereby officially recognized: Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day” Virginia Governor recognizes October 21, 2015 as Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA Day) in our Commonwealth of Virginia. Governor McAuliffe in his declaration specifically recognized: Breast cancer […]