WPS Enrichment Retreat | 2016

February 5–7, 2016
Arizona Biltmore
Phoenix, AZ

Strategies for Success When Hard Work and Talent Aren't Enough
Honing Relational Communication Skills

Panel Discussion: Career Lessons I Learned the Hard Way—and Lessons I am Still Learning

Janet Bickel

David Song, MD, MBA
       ASPS President

Supported by: Merz Aesthetics, Allergan, and Sientra

WPS Enrichment Webinar | December 3, 2015

"The Basics of Estate Planning Every Surgeon Should Know"

Lindsey P. Markus

Unfortunately, no one can avoid death and taxes. But understanding estate planning and wealth protection does not need to be overwhelming. In this one-hour webinar, learn how the proper estate plan can help you minimize estate and income tax consequences, avoid probate, and provide asset protection for beneficiaries. The ultimate goal is to maximize the transfer of wealth to loved ones and charitable organizations.

The presentation will address:

  • Pour over wills
  • Powers of attorney for health care and property
  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • Titling of Assets
  • Easy asset protection techniques to employ

WPS Enrichment Webinar | June 4, 2015

"Multimodal Pain Management Strategies in the Opioid Epidemic Era"

Loree K. Kalliainen, MD

WPS Enrichment Retreat, 2015

February 6–8, 2015
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin
Austin, TX

Living Proof: Telling Your Story to Make a Difference.
Skill building techniques for telling personal stories for professional and personal advocacy purposes,  and for delivering messages through media interviews and public speaking, will be explored and developed via "up-front" didactic presentations and workshop exercises.

Panel Discussion: The Politics of Healthcare

Timothy Cage, Communication Training, LLC

Supported by: Merz Aesthetics, Allergan, and Sientra

2015 WPS Enrichment Retreat Group Photo

WPS Enrichment Webinar | November 17, 2014

"Power, Sex and Advancement: Applying Emerging Insights"

Janet Bickel, M.A.

- Women's Career Development
- How Men Can Excel as Mentors of Women
- Why Do Women Hamper Other Women?

WPS Enrichment Webinar | June 3, 2014

"Web Analytics: Simple Tips for a Healthier Online Presence"

Lisa Reath, Practice Manager, Dr. Reath - Knoxville Plastic Surgeon
Dustin Harris, SEO/SEM Project Manager, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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WPS Enrichment Retreat, 2014

February 28–March 2, 2014
Westin Colonnade Coral Gables
Miami, FL

Susan Reynolds, MD, PhD
        President & CEO, The Institute for Medical Leadership
Tom Baker, MD
        Plastic Surgeon, Baker Plastic Surgery

WPS Enrichment Webinar | February, 2014

"Legal Nightmares to Avoid for the New Year"

Neal R. Reisman, MD, JD, FACS
        Chief, Plastic Surgery | Baylor - St. Luke's Hospital
        Director, Aesthetic Surgery | Baylor Plastic Surgery
        Clin. Professor, Plastic Surgery | Baylor College of Medicine
        Attorney at Law

WPS Enrichment Webinar | September, 2013

"Asset Protection—Avoiding The Landmines"

Lawrence B. Keller, CFP, CLU
Jay D. Adkisson, JD

WPS Enrichment Retreat, 2013

"Women, Know Your Money"

Manisha Thakor

Know Your Worth
Investing Fundamentals
Talking Money

WPS Enrichment Webinar | 2013

"Healthcare Reform: How Should Plastic Surgeons Prepare for the Future?"

Scot Glasberg, MD
        VP, Advocacy and Health Policy | American Society of Plastic Surgeons