As the first plastic surgeon to be named president of American Hernia Society (AHS), ASPS past President Jeffrey Janis, MD, says he wants to seize a unique opportunity for collaboration and growth.
Plastic surgeons are paying tribute to ASPS member Bryant Toth, MD, San Francisco, who passed away unexpectedly Saturday at age 71 while in Italy.
Although ASPS will participate in World Plastic Surgery Day for the first time on July 15, the idea is not a new one. India has celebrated a National Plastic Surgery Day for the past decade and the roots for what is now an internationally recognized day can be found in the efforts planted there 10 years ago.
The benchmarking and analytics tool InCites in June released its 2021 Journal Citation Report, revealing that PRS bested the 4.209 Impact Factor from last year that had, until this year's 4.730 Impact Factor, been its highest mark.
Arya Akhavan, MD, proposed an idea for the Society to form a committee for its LGBTQIA+ members and residents – an idea that quickly gained traction with leadership and has now resulted in the creation of the PRIDE Forum.
Financial freedom provides doctors with the opportunity to practice on their own terms, a distinct advantage in the current landscape where doctors are historically prone to burnout and moral injury.
Plastic surgeons are paying tribute to Garry Brody, MD, MSc, a leader in ASPS/PSF and a noted innovator in plastic surgery, who passed away Thursday at age 88.
As a result of quick work by Congress, President Biden this week signed legislation to stop the 2 percent sequestration cuts to Medicare payments until Dec. 31. Medicare Administrative Contractors, who had been holding claims with dates of service beyond March 31, have been instructed to immediately begin processing claims, with payments beginning as soon as April 19.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a temporary processing hold on all Medicare claims dated April 1 or later.
Ah, marketing. You’re a plastic surgeon, your business is performing well, you’re board certified – so why in the world do you want to be a huckster and “sell” all the time and find different ways to describe your skills and results to prospective patients?
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