Ethics & Compliance Resources
All American Society of Plastic Surgeons ("ASPS" or "Society") members and affiliated members as outlined in the ASPS Bylaws are required to comply with the Society's and The Plastic Surgery Foundation's (The "PSF" or "Foundation") Bylaws.
Active and Life Active members and Candidates for Active membership are required to comply with the Society's Code of Ethics.
- ASPS Bylaws
- The PSF Bylaws
- Code of Ethics
- Summary of Code Changes 2012-2017
- How to File an Ethics Complaint
- ASPS Disciplinary Procedural Rules
- Frequently Asked Questions about the Code of Ethics
- Ethics Advertiser Guidelines
- Expert Witness Affirmation Form
- The Symbol of Excellence in Plastic Surgery
- Conflict of Interest Resources
Social Media and Ethics Resources
"Framework for the Creation of Ethical and Professional Social Media Content" by Schoenbrunner, Gosman, and Bajaj. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019;144(1):118e-125e.
*Please note ASPS has not reviewed or approved the contents of this form, and makes no representations or warranties as to its accuracies or compliance with law. You should always consult legal counsel in the jurisdiction of your practice as to the compliance of legal forms with local law.
"Consider This Before You Share Your Post on Social Media" by Bajaj, Anu. Plastic Surgery News. April/May 2019.
To Bot or Not? Challenging the Top Social Media Influencers in #PlasticSurgery by Fan, Economides, and Song. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019;143(1):337-343
The Public’s Preferences on Plastic Surgery Social Media Engagement and Professionalism: Demystifying the Impact of Demographics by Fan, Graziano, Economides, Black, and Song. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019;143(2):619-630
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