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ASPS Residents Council

The purpose of this group is to improve resident involvement in our Society and advocate for resident interests at the highest levels of plastic surgery. The ASPS Residents Council gives residents the opportunity to contribute to ongoing projects within ASPS and the YPS Forum, as well as develop new projects specific to residency training and beyond.

Importantly, the Residents Council serves as the primary modality through which residents can implement change on a national level and impact the future of plastic surgery. Through this program, residents get the opportunity to gain exposure to organized plastic surgery and develop the skills important for pursuing leadership positions in the future.

The term is one year beginning July 1 and concluding on June 30, with a maximum of three consecutive terms, to coincide with the academic year.

The Residents Council is led by the Resident Representative to the Board of Directors and reports to the Membership Business line through the Young Plastic Surgeons Steering Committee.

The Residents Council meets in person in conjunction with Plastic Surgery The Meeting and has conference calls intermittently to conduct business throughout the year.

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