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ASPS Spring Meeting March 3-5, 2023

The ASPS Virtual Spring Meeting continues the tradition of presenting relevant, practical and engaging clinical content in a safe and convenient format accessible from the comfort of your home or office. The 2023 clinical program features outstanding national and international faculty covering:

  • Practice Management
  • Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Body Contouring
  • Resident Education

The Spring Meeting Program Chair, Dr. Amy Colwell along with the Aesthetic Track Chair, Dr. Samuel Lin; Breast Track Chair, Dr. Marisa Lawrence; Practice Management Track Chair, Dr. Gaurav Bharti and Spring Meeting Committee Advisors, Drs. Alan Matarasso and Amy Alderman, have designed a thoughtful and pragmatic clinical program.

The combination of the two-and-a-half-day live programming makes this an opportunity you can't afford to miss. Watch for more details and save the date on your calendar now.

This program is for CME.

Within two weeks of the conclusion of the event, select recordings of the meeting will be available for viewing for 60 days.

Intended Audience

This educational activity is intended for plastic surgeons, residents, fellows and other healthcare professionals interested in expanding knowledge.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this live virtual activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Discuss surgical and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation techniques for optimal patient satisfaction and safety.
  • Translate expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes and satisfaction.
  • Critically assess the strategies for aesthetic and reconstructive breast procedures.
  • Examine liposuction and body lift techniques and incorporate innovative approaches for improved patient outcomes.
  • Examine consumer decision-making and how it impacts decisions regarding plastic surgery as well as ethical social media practices.

Accreditation

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons designates this other activity (live virtual meeting and on-demand recordings) for a maximum of 29.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the 29.0 credits, 8.0 have been identified as applicable to patient safety.

Disclosure Policy

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) requires all instructors, planners, reviewers, managers and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.

Disclaimer: All relevant financial relationships for planners, faculty and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) are reviewed by the ASPS Continuing Education Committee and have been mitigated, if applicable.

Additional Programs

For Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, these credits have been designated as AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by an ACCME accredited organization and are applicable to these certifications. These credits/hours may be applicable to your profession. Check PlasticSurgery.org/CME for more information.