Guest Nation: Italy
Società Italiana di Chirurgia Plastica Ricostruttiva ed Estetica (SICPRE ), founded in 1934, includes about 1,200 members, approximately 80% of them are Board Certified Italian Plastic Surgeons. Among them are directors of training programs (schools of specialization in plastic surgery), university professors, heads of plastic surgery units and the great majority of plastic surgeons in private practice.
The aim of the association shall be to contribute to the development of plastic surgery, foster member education and training and furnish the best scientific information for the general public on all plastic surgery topics related to the different aspects of the specialty.
SICPRE is always looking to encourage innovation in the clinical field as well as in the research, within the specialty of reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery.
In pursuit of its promotional and continuous education objectives, SICPRE runs a range of activities, largely for plastic surgeon members, with the goal of furnishing an annual CME training program, preparing guidelines to regulate diagnosis and treatment, promoting clinical trials in cooperation with the ministry of Health, regional and teaching hospitals and other potential public healthcare institutions.
SICPRE became an ASPS Global Partner in 2013.
SICPRE leadership includes:
- Adriana Cordova - President
- Daniele Fasano - President Elect
- Paolo Palombo - Past President
- Stefania De Fazio, - SICPRE International Ambassador
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons welcomes SICPRE as the 2018 Guest Nation and looks forward to the expertise and innovations that their membership bring.