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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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Breast Cancer Patient Education Act

VASPS Supported Advocacy: VASPS supported with signage on a coalition statement, and with face to face lobbying with congress by Dr. Vastine, President and Dr. Gross of Northern Virginia. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is pleased to announce the passage of the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2015 through the FY2016 Omnibus Appropriations […]

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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 […]

Breast Cancer Patient Education Act Coalition Update – September 2015

To date, 35 national and regional organizations have joined the American Society of Plastic Surgeons in our quest to educate breast cancer patients about their reconstructive and prosthetic options. As you know, Senators Roy Blunt (R-NO) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced the bill in May, quickly followed by a reintroduced in the House by Representatives […]

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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 […]