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ACAPS Online Newsletter - April 2013

From The President

Nicholas Vedder, M.D.
Nicholas Vedder, M.D.
Nick Vedder, President of ACAPS, reviews the activities undertaken by the organization's Board of Directors and Committees over the course of 2012-2013, and comments on the recent PG1 NRMP match.


Spring 2013 Educational Programs

ACAPS Spring Retreat
Review the program designed by Jeffrey Janis, Vice President of Finance and Communication for ACAPS, which is titled, "Resident Cosmetic Clinics: Asset or Liability". In addition there will be an NAS Update.

AAPS 2013 Annual Meeting and ACAPS Panel
This year’s ACAPS Panel discussion during the AAPS Annual Meeting has been designed by Joseph Losee, ACAPS President-Elect, and is titled, “Creating and Maintaining a Culture of Scholarly Activity in Plastic Surgery Residency.” Review the full AAPS 2013 Annual Meeting Program

ACAPS Member Business Meeting
Be sure to attend the ACAPS Member Business Meeting taking place on Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 1:00pm-3:00pm, in the Waldorf Astoria Ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. View the minutes and attendee list of the last Member Business Meeting in New Orleans.


The ACAPS Website – Ongoing Enhancements!

Howard Wang, ACAPS Communications Chair, and his committee continues to work on enhancements to the ACAPS website to benefit the Membership. Explore these enhancements today and be sure to visit the “Members Corner” as well!

Encourage your colleagues to become an Associate Member of ACAPS

This is a reminder that Program Directors who are Active Members of ACAPS can enroll into ACAPS members of their staff (teaching faculty not yet certified by the ABPS or the RCPS(C), other educators and plastic surgery residency program coordinators) under the Associate Membership category. Associate Members who are Program Coordinators can also benefit from the ACAPS Plastic Surgery Program Coordinators Symposium held every fall. Enroll your colleagues into ACAPS today!

The ACAPS Newsletter, the Website, and Your Feedback
We hope you have enjoyed this 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: ACAPS@prri.com


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