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Saturday, October 11

Medical Students' Day

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
McCormick Place West
Moderator: Anup Patel, MD
Fee: Complimentary for medical students

Organized by the ASPS Young Plastic Surgeons Steering Committee.

This day-long program provides medical students the opportunity to learn about the plastic surgery specialty directly from residents, program directors, and other field leaders. Medical students will:

  • gain practical knowledge about the different types of training program pathways;
  • learn what to ask when choosing a training program;
  • gain an inside look at life as a plastic surgery resident;
  • review plastic surgery practice types; and
  • have the chance to get answers to all of your questions about getting started in a career as a plastic surgeon.

A copy of student I.D. or letter from medical school registrar is required with registration.

Opening Ceremonies and Patients of Courage

7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
McCormick Place West, Ballroom W375D-E (Session Cosmetic)
Presidential Updates: Robert Murphy Jr., MD, ASPS President; Kevin Chung, MD, PSF President; Warren Schubert, MD, ASMS President

All registered attendees are encouraged to join ASPS President Dr. Robert X. Murphy, Jr., The PSF President Dr. Kevin Chung, and ASMS President Dr. Warren Schubert for a new Opening Ceremonies to kick off Plastic Surgery The Meeting.

Opening Ceremonies will begin with an educational session showcasing the breadth of the specialty and featuring patient markings, technique videos and interactive discussions focused on cleft lip, breast reconstruction, breast reduction, abdominoplasty and the anterolateral thigh flap.

Recognition of the Fellows of the Maliniac Circle and honored guests and awardees will follow remarks from the ASPS, PSF and ASMS presidents. Opening Ceremonies will culminate in the Patients of Courage recognition ceremony. Now in its 11th year, this program recognizes inspirational and exemplary reconstructive plastic surgery patients, nominated by ASPS Member Surgeons, whose lives were changed or saved by plastic surgery and have been paying the favor forward to others in need.

Patients of Courage supported by Integra Foundation.

PRS Global Open Residents Bowl 

Saturday, Oct 11
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Opening Round I
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. - Opening Round II

Sunday, Oct. 12 
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Elite Eight
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Finals

The fourth annual Residents Bowl will test residents’ knowledge against their counterparts from programs across the country and around the globe.  Residents can sign up as a full team of two to four members, or individually to be placed on a team at random for this single elimination tournament.

Who will take the bragging rights in 2014? Will two time champion UT Southwestern be able to three-peat? After three straight runner-up finishes will a Big Ten school finally get over hump? Or will a new champion emerge from the

The team submission deadline ended Sept. 6. For questions or more information, please contact Jerime Wargo at

Women Plastic Surgeons' Luncheon: Seven Keys to Creating Your Retirement Dreams

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
McCormick Place West
Presenter: Manisha Thakor
Fee: $50.00/person

The ASPS Women Plastic Surgeons Forum presents this annual favorite, offering a unique opportunity for women plastic surgeons to network while participating in an engaging session on topics of importance.

Join nationally recognized financial literacy advocate, Manisha Thakor, to learn how to confidently design your ideal retirement. A graduate of Harvard Business School and CEO of MoneyZen Wealth Management, Manisha's financial expertise has been featured In many media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal and Forbes. She brings her life-transforming insights to attendees as she unveils the 7 Keys to Creating Your Retirement Dreams.

For many women, it is challenging to set aside money for the future because we are balancing so many commitments and do not feel free to make our personal well-being a priority. Are you ready to shift your mindset to one of joyful financial self-care? 


CPT Coding Course for Residents

12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
McCormick Place West
Presenter: Martha Matthews, MD
Fee: Included in SRC registration fees

Introduction to medical billing and coding for plastic surgery. 

Must be registered for Senior Residents Conference

Women Plastic Surgeons Networking Hour

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

The ASPS Women Plastic Surgeons Forum presents this annual favorite, offering a unique opportunity for women plastic surgeons to network with one another.


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