Thursday–Saturday | August 18–20, 2016 | Chicago, IL

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Advance Registration Closes August 5

On-site registration:
           Wednesday, August 17, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. 
           Thursday, August 18, 6:30 a.m.

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Program highlights include:

  • Separate, concurrent sessions for Written Exam and Oral Exam preparation
  • Effective study strategies and networking opportunities
  • Practice exam sessions with faculty feedback
  • Individual case book review available by appointment
  • Online syllabus
  • NEW for 2016: Realistic oral examination simulation sessions-Limited space available*

The Oral and Written Board Preparation Course is interactive and comprehensive, using more than 100 plastic surgery cases to provide a thorough overview of plastic surgery principles and management problems. Case scenarios will be presented providing a broad review of pertinent topics in clinical plastic surgery. The course will include topic modules in the areas of breast/aesthetic, hand/complex wounds/burns/scars, craniofacial/head and neck, and CPT coding.

Patient safety issues will be emphasized in each presentation. Specifically, avoidance and management of complications as well as general principles involved in assuring patient safety will be addressed.

The course also provides exposure to the format of the oral and written boards and participants will have the opportunity to practice answering questions under pressure. Dual concurrent sessions will address topics specific to oral board preparation and written board preparation.

*Additional fee required for oral examination simulation session.


Sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Disclaimer: Completion of this course does not imply or guarantee a successful outcome on the examination or certification efforts.