Plastic Surgery Research Council
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Executive Committee

Chair
Peter J. Taub, MD
New York, NY

Chair-Elect
David Mathes, MD
Seattle, WA

Secretary-Treasurer
Howard Levinson, MD
Durham, NC

Parliamentarian
Timothy W. King, MD, PhD
Madison, WI 53792-3236

Historian
William M. Kuzon, Jr., MD, PhD
Ann Arbor, MI

Trustee/Past Chair (2013)Development Chair
James P. Bradley, MD
Los Angeles, CA

Trustee/Past Chair (2012)
Paul S. Cederna, MD
Ann Arbor, MI

Trustee/Past Chair (2011)
Bradon J. Wilhelmi, MD
Louisville, KY

Endowment Chair
Steven R. Buchman, MD
Ann Arbor, MI

Asian Liaison
Kotaro Yoshimura, MD
Tokyo, Japan

European Liaison
Lars-Uwe Lahoda, MD, PhD
Groningen, Netherlands

Executive Director
Sarah Neece, MBA

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PSRC Newsletter
Spring, 2013
Peter J. Taub, MD

I am proud to serve as Chair of the Research Council this year and sincerely thank the PSRC membership for its confidence and trust. Welcoming the PSRC membership and colleagues to New York City for the Research Council’s 59th Annual Meeting in March of next year will certainly be a highlight of 2014 for me. Read More

David Mathes, MD

What a privilege to be elected Chair-Elect of the Plastic Surgery Research Council! Thank you to the membership and to my predecessors who have set the bar so high for this position, and specifically Drs. Jim Bradley and Peter Taub who have organized the most recent PSRC educational programs. Read More

The PSRC Membership Committee met during the 58th Annual Meeting in Santa Monica. Committee members have focused their energy on member recruitment for the past few years, and now plan to add enhancing the value of membership to their list of responsibilities. Read More

SAVE THE DATE for PSRC 59th Annual Meeting March 7-9, 2014 in New York City


The Plastic Surgery Research Council 59th Annual Meeting will be held at The Conrad Hotel in New York City March 7-9, 2014, hosted by Mount Sinai Medical Center. Abstract, programming, registration, and housing information is available at www.ps-rc.org/meeting.

Online Membership Applications Now Available

To make the process of PSRC membership application more streamlined, the Research Council has launched online membership applications, available at www.ps-rc.org/membership. Please encourage your colleagues and trainees to apply! Applications are now all-electronic, and so is the process of securing PSRC member sponsorship. As a PSRC member, you may be asked by an applicant to support his/her application. If you are asked, you will receive an email from the PSRC administrative office and instructed to confirm your support using an electronic form. If there are any questions or concerns, please contact the administrative office at admin@ps-rc.org or 978.927.8330.

Howard Levinson, MD

Colleagues, I am pleased to report that 2013 is looking like a financially stable year for PSRC. It is encouraging to see that efficiencies are being applied to the Research Council with our recent transition in societal management, and that we have enacted more thorough processes for financial planning. As you know, supporting plastic surgery research is core to the PSRC mission and with efficiencies and comprehensive planning, the leadership hopes to be able to expand on its offerings to support plastic surgery research. Read More

Steven R. Buchman, MD

The Plastic Surgery Research Council is the pre-eminent research organization in plastic surgery. Those of us that value research and the role it plays in our specialty also have a special place in our heart for the Research Council. PSRC’s Baronio Fund was created years ago as a way to build a corpus of assets and reserves so that the Research Council may ensure the support of its mission to stimulate fundamental research in plastic surgery. Read More

Fifty-six years ago the Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC) met at UCLA for the 3rd Annual Meeting. This was hosted by Dr. Bernard Sarnat who would have been 101 years old had he not died 2 years ago at the age of 99. Dr. Sarnat’s dream of again having the PSRC at UCLA was fulfilled with the 58th Annual Meeting hosted by Dr. James P. Bradley in May 2013. Read More

Remember to Renew Your
PSRC Membership

Membership in the Plastic Surgery Research Council provides you with many opportunities to interact with leaders in the field of plastic surgery research, develop valuable connections, network for employment opportunities, and present your best work to a collegial and engaged audience. In addition, members receive a significant discount off PSRC Annual Meeting registration, and the Research Council has new initiatives in the pipeline which will only be available to members. Please be sure to renew your PSRC membership today. Members can pay their dues by logging into the secure members only area of the website, or by calling the PSRC administrative office at 978.927.8330.

PSRC Members Breakfast at ASPS Conference - October 14, 2013
SAVE THE DATE for the PSRC Member Breakfast at the ASPS conference in San Diego on Monday, October 14th. Breakfast will begin at 7:30 AM. The breakfast is a great opportunity to network with colleagues and learn about the latest Research Council business and initiatives in the pipeline. Additional information and specifics will be available on the PSRC website soon.