Conferences

Core Curriculum

The resident curriculum is a series of weekly lectures covering the full gamut of a plastic surgery over a three-year cycle. Conference is taught using a variety of formats including case-based discussion, anatomic dissection, journal article review, didactic lecture, and hands-on workshops by attending plastic surgery faculty. All residents are excused from duties to attend.

Grand Rounds

Plastic surgery Grand Rounds are held weekly on Thursday morning at 7am. Grand rounds are delivered by senior residents and faculty, as well as national and international experts in the field of plastic surgery. Visiting professors present several times per year, with special Ivy and Whitaker lectureships taking part each Fall and Spring. Morbidity and Mortality conference is held once monthly during Grand Rounds.

July 2019

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
4 No Conference No Conference No Conference
11 Resident Orientation
(Starting at 6:30 AM)
Joshua Fosnot, MD
Resident Orientation
(No Faculty 7:00 AM)
Joshua Fosnot, MD
Nail and Fingertip Injury
Said Azoury, MD
18 Yearly Hand Bootcamp
(Exam and Emergencies)
Drs. Wink and Yan
Faculty Meeting

Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Moderator

Metacarpal Fracture
Tom Paliga, MD
22 **MONDAY EVENING**
Splinting and Casting
Drs. Chang/Lin
N/A N/A
23 **TUESDAY EVENING**
Splinting and Casting
Drs. Chang/Lin
N/A N/A
25 Yearly Face Bootcamp
(Facial Emergencies)
Drs. Ligh and Akinbiyi
Journal Club
4th Years Presenting
Moderator
Professionalism Series
Ines Lin, MD

August 2019

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
1 Billing Compliance
(6:30 - 8:30 AM)
Billing Compliance
(6:30 - 8:30 AM)
Billing Compliance
(6:30 - 8:30 AM)
8 No 8 AM Conference Combined Ortho/
Plastics Grand Rounds

Bauback Safa, MD
No 8 AM Conference
15 Research Meeting
(Starting at 6:30 AM)
John Fischer, MD
Research Meeting
(Starting at 6:30 AM)
John Fischer, MD
Phalangeal Fracture
Wen Xu, MD
22 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD Moderator
Hand Infection
Ari Wes, MD
29 Pediatric Dermatology
David Low, MD
Resident Talk
Andrew Bauder, MD
Tendon Transfers
Chen Yan, MD

September 2019

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
5 Oncoplastic Approaches
to the Breast

Liza Wu, MD
Resident Talk
Michael Tecce, DO
Nerve Compression
Monica Farrulla, MD
12 Wounds, Flaps and Grafts
John Fischer, MD
Resident Talk
Tomi Familusi, MD
Orbital Floor Fracture
Sameer Shakir, MD
19 Soft Tissue Infection
Dan Holena, MD
Faculty Meeting
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Moderator
Nasal Fracture
Cassie Ligh, MD
26 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Journal Club
5th Years Presenting
Moderator
Dental Fixation
Natalie Plana, MD

October 2019

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
3 Foot/Ankle Reconstruction
Brett Chatman, DPM
Resident Talk
Tope Akinbiyi, MD
Parotid/Facial Tumors
Jason Green, MD
10 Pediatric Facial Trauma
Jordan Swanson, MD
Resident Talk
Chen Yan, MD
Mediastinitis
Dan Mazzaferro, MD
17 Facelift
Lou Bucky, MD
Faculty Meeting
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
ALCL
Tomi Familusi, MD
24 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Ivy Visiting Professor
Nicholas B. Vedder, MD
No 8 AM Conference
31 Congenital Breast
Oksana, Jackson, MD
Resident Talk
Jason Wink, MD
Professionalism Series
Ines Lin, MD

November 2019

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
7 Local/Regional Flaps
of the Lower Extremity

Steve Kovach, MD
Resident Talk
Cassie Ligh, MD
Mastopexy
Michael Lanni, MD
14 Tips and Tricks of Microsurgery
Suhail Kanchwala, MD
Journal Club
6th Years Presenting
Moderator
Breast Implant Infection
Javier Couto, MD
21 Rhinoplasty
Jason Bloom, MD
Faculty Meeting
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Capsular Contracture
Duncan Mackay, MD
28 No Conference - Thanksgiving

December 2019

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
5 Mandibular Trauma
Jesse Taylor, MD
Visiting Professor
Jay Calvert, MD
No 8 AM Conference
12 No 6 AM Conference CHA Grand Rounds No 8 AM Conference
19 Functional Eyelid Surgery
Bill Katowitz, MD
Faculty Meeting
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Moderator
Buttock Augmentation
Yoshi Toyoda, MD
26 No Conference - Holiday Week

January 2020

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
2 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Incorporating QOL into Practice
John Fischer, MD
Flap Classification
Jason Wink, MD
9 ??? Resident Talk
Monica Farrulla, MD
Flap Trivia
Tope Akinbiyi, MD
16 Post Traumatic Orbital Reconstruction
Scott Bartlett, MD
Faculty Meeting
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
TPF Flap
Andrew Bauder, MD
23 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Micro Fellow Talk
Paul Therattil, MD
Professionalism Series
Ines Lin, MD
30 Tongue and Mouth Reconstruction
Liza Wu, MD
Journal Club
4th Years Presenting Moderator
Gluteal Flap
Michael Tecce, DO

February 2020

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
6 Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
Jordan Swanson, MD
Lehr Visiting Professor
Curtis Cetrulo, MD
No 8 AM Conference
13 ??? Micro Fellow Talk
Harry Nayar, MD
Foot Flaps
Wen Xu, MD
20

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Faculty Meeting

Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Moderator
Inservice Review
Chen Yan, MD
27 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
CF Fellow Talk
Laura Humphries, MD
Inservice Review
Tope Akinbiyi, MD

March 2020

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
5 In-Service Exam
No Conference
Faculty Only
Faculty Development
In-Service Exam
No Conference
12 Cleft Lip
Oksana Jackson, MD
Micro Fellow Talk
Christina Pasick, MD
Otoplasty
Niv Milbar, MD
19 ???
Faculty Meeting
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Moderator
Nasal Grafts
Michael Tecce, DO
26 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Journal Club
5th Years Presenting
Moderator
Necklift
Cassie Ligh, MD

April 2020

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
2 Post Bariatric Body Contouring
John Fischer, MD
Micro Fellow Talk
Sarah Virk, MD
Facial Implants
Tom Paliga, MD
9 Implants and Biomaterials
Steve Kovach, MD
Resident Talk
Sameer Shakir, MD
Mandibular Hypoplasia
Michael Lannie, MD
16 No 6 AM Conference
Faculty Meeting
CHA Grand Rounds No 8 AM Conference
23 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Moderator
Professionalism Series
Ines Lin, MD
30 ??? Resident Talk
Duncan Mackay, MD
Cleft Genetics
Tomi Familusi, MD

May 2020

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
7 Facial Asymmetry
Jesse Taylor, MD
Whitaker Visiting Professor
John Reinisch, MD
No 8 AM Conference
14 Pedicle and Local Flaps in Breast Reconstruction
Suhail Kanchwala, MD
Resident Talk
Said Azoury, MD
Craniosynostosis
Monica Farrulla, MD
21 Aesthetic Contouring
of the Facial Skeleton

Scott Bartlett, MD
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Moderator
Botox
Said Azoury, MD
28 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Resident Talk
Thomas Paliga, MD
Skin Resurfacing
Andrew Bauder, MD

June 2020

Date 6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am
4 No 6 AM Conference Combined General Surgery Grand Rounds No 8 AM Conference
11 Chief Cases
(6:30 start)
Chief Cases
(6:30 start)
Chief Cases
(6:30 start)
18 ???
Faculty Meeting
Patient Safety Conference
Ines Lin, MD
Moderator
Skin Care
Javier Couto, MD
25 Hand Conference
Drs. Lin/Chang
Journal Club
6th Years Presenting
Moderator
Kybella
Duncan Mackay, MD