American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons ACAPS Spring Retreat
Saturday, April 29, 2023
Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, IL

Solving Real Challenges Facing Plastic Surgery Training Programs

Course Director: Lisa R. David, MD - ACAPS Vice President Education
American Association of Plastic Surgeons

Saturday, April 29, 2023
7:30 AM
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Session 1: Challenges Advising Medical Students Aspiring to be Plastic Surgeons
Julia Corcoran, MD, MHPE, FACS, FAAP
8:05 AM - 8:25 AM
Optimizing Candidate Success: How to help good students with test taking issues
Julia Corcoran, MD, MHPE, FACS, FAAP
8:25 AM - 8:45 AM
Data Analysis of the Plastic Surgery Match Statistics: How Hard is it really?
Abigail Peoples, BA
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Difficult Conversations - Fireside Chat
Susan Goldsmith, MD
9:45 AM - 10: 15 AM
Coffee Break
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 2: Challenges with Resident Training Led
Peter J. Taub, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Management of Professionalism Issues/ Social Media
Alison Gia Mac Nicholoff, CPHRM, CPMSM
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Vignettes: What we wish we had known and what are obligations are to our trainees: Plastic Surgery Program Directors
Julie E. Park, MD: Lisa R. David, MD; Gregory R. Evans, MD; Bruce A. Mast, MD
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Management of Non-Renewal of Contract/ Termination- Employment Law Details ASPS Legal Counsel
Caitlyn Podbielski, Esq.
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Round Table Discussion
All Session Panelists
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Lunch Break
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
ACAPS Member-Only Business Meeting
2:30 PM