The American Society of Plastic Surgeons' (ASPS) Patient Safety Committee has compiled these resources to assist plastic surgeons in clinical decision making.

Patient Safety Questions?

Are you an ASPS member who has a question about patient safety issues for the ASPS Patient Safety Committee? You can email your questions or suggestions to the Patient Safety Committee. Please include your name and ASPS member ID number in the email.

Resources by Topic

Choosing Wisely
Choosing Wisely aims to promote conversations between providers and patients by helping patients choose care that is: supported by evidence, not duplicative of other tests or procedures already received, free from harm, and truly necessary.
Ambulatory and Office Based Surgery Center
Resources for ambulatory and office based surgery centers
Operating Room Safety
Resources to promote patient safety in the operating room
Patient Selection Resources
Helpful resources when assessing your patients for plastic surgery procedures
Risk Management Resources
Risk management topics impacting patient safety
Suggested Website Links
Links to patient safety websites