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2015 Biennial Educational Meeting

  The 2015 Biennial Educational Meeting will be at the VCU Medical Center in Richmond & The Westin Richmond Hotel on November 6th & 7th, 2015. Keynote Speaker: Loree Kalliainen, M.D., FACS When: November 6th & 7th Where: VCU Richmond & Westin Richmond Hotel Meeting Info: Phone:(757) 574-0260 Email: vaspsadmin@vasps.org Hotel Information: The Westin Richmond […]

VASPS in Chicago 2014

Going to Chicago for the ASPS Meeting?

Going to Chicago for the ASPS Meeting? Join us for the VASPS Annual Business Meeting and Reception!  Spouses are welcome. Get an update on past year activities of the VASPS while meeting face to face with your Virginia colleagues. Hosted by VASPS President, Dr. Victoria Vastine. When:      Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 7:00-9:00 pm What:       […]

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 […]

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 Charlottesville in November.  With […]

The Sunshine Act

The relationship between physicians and medical industry has been the subject of research and scrutiny, with more than 80% of physicians reporting that they have received gifts of some type from the medical industry. 60% of these physicians were involved in medical education. Over one third of all CME offerings are funded by industry. The […]

“Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” Gaining Congressional Support

The Breast Cancer Patient Education Act (S. 931/H.R. 1984) continues to gain cosponsors in Congress, with 11 House cosponsors and 9 cosponsors in the Senate. The legislation would direct the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to create an educational campaign to help women understand their options for reconstruction prior to […]

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2013 Fall Newsletter

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Advises Consumers to Avoid Unqualified Personnel Performing Cosmetic Procedures Recent reports of a Houston mother and her two daughters arrested for giving illegal Botox injections without a medical license at a medi-spa, a California obstetrician running a cosmetic surgery practice was charged with maliciously disfiguring 15 patients,  and a […]

Call To Arms

Plastic Surgeon volunteer is needed to serve on the Board of Medicine in Virginia Patients in Virginia are undergoing plastic surgery procedures performed by physicians with marginal training. Our ability to restrict these physicians practice scope is limited. Virginia has a laissez faire attitude toward regulation. Outside of the medical institution (i.e. Hospitals, nursing homes, […]

Federal court upholds the right of plastic surgeons to promote ABPS board certification Mobile Link

Copyright 2013 PR Newswire Association LLC All Rights Reserved PR Newswire NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2013 A billboard depicts a tearful woman saying, “I didn’t know my cosmetic surgeon wasn’t a plastic surgeon.” This is the most visible part of an ad campaign launched by the Utah Board of Plastic Surgery to increase public awareness […]