The Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons: The First 40 Years

Thomas S. Davis, John D. Potochny

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The concept for creating the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons originated in May 1982, at the American Association of Plastic Surgeons in Colorado Springs Colorado. The new society would supplement, not supplant, existing state and small regional societies. Two hundred fifty-seven northeastern plastic surgeons joined the charter membership. The inaugural meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons was held in Philadelphia, September 1984. The following historical account highlights our society's founding principles and leadership throughout the first 40 years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S445-S446
JournalAnnals of plastic surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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