From The President
Charles Verheyden, MD

Charles Verheyden, President of ACAPS, reviews the activities undertaken by the organization and its leadership over the last several months as well as the planning for the upcoming meetings in Boca Raton, Florida.

Spring 2011 Educational Programs
ACAPS Spring Retreat
Review the program designed by Nicholas Vedder, Vice President of ACAPS, which includes a special session conducted by Rod Rohrich, ACAPS Immediate Past Present, on Teaching Injectables with a working lunch on Evidence Based Medicine.

AAPS 2011 Annual Meeting and ACAPS Panel
This year's ACAPS Panel discussion during the AAPS Annual Meeting has been designed by Joseph Serletti, ACAPS President-Elect, and is titled, "Successful Management of Leadership Change Within Academic Plastic Surgery Programs." Review the full AAPS 2011 Annual Meeting Program.

ACAPS Member Business Meeting
Be sure to attend the ACAPS Member Business Meeting taking place Sunday, April 10, 2011 from 1:00pm 3:00pm in the Grand Ballroom C-D at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida. View the minutes and attendee list of the last Member Business Meeting in Toronto, Ontario.

ACAPS Strategic Planning Session Summary

Dr. Verheyden provides an overview of the recent strategic planning session conducted by the leadership, the details of which will be shared with the membership in Boca Raton.
ACAPS Survey Results on the status of Plastic Surgery Academic Units

Dr. Verheyden provides a summary of the data received.
The ACAPS Website Announcing New Enhancements!

Howard Wang, ACAPS Communications Chair, has been working on enhancements to the ACAPS website to benefit the Membership. Explore these enhancements via the Members Only area today! Howard will also be providing a demonstration during the Member Business Meeting in Boca Raton.

Encourage your colleagues to become an Associate Member of ACAPS

Read an important message from Dr. Verheyden regarding ACAPS Associate Membership for your colleagues.
The New ACAPS Newsletter, the Website, and Your Feedback
We hope you have enjoyed this inaugural issue of the ACAPS newsletter and the latest enhancements to the ACAPS website! Please give us your feedback and suggestions for future content on each via email to: