The “German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons” (DGPRÄC) is officially representing more than 1700 German Plastic surgeons both nationally and internationally. Founded in 1968 the society is officially representing German Plastic Surgery in politics and science. Only surgeons holding the German title “Specialist for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery” or “Specialist for Plastic Surgery” are qualified for membership. Doctors in training may apply for “associate membership”. The DGPRÄC organises an annual congress and offers more than 80 hands-on workshops free of charge to their associate members.
More information about DGPRÄC can be found here: www.dgpraec.de
The Association of German aesthetic-plastic surgeons (VDÄPC) is the biggest German society of aesthetic surgeons in Germany and is a subsidiary of the DGPRÄC.
The VDÄPC offers a wide range of online and offline training courses in the field of aesthetic surgery. Only surgeons holding the German title “Specialist for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery” or “Specialist for Plastic Surgery” are qualified for membership.
„Together Everybody Achieves More“. This is the concept of about 4,000 higly selected plastic surgeons all over the world that gathered around an idea that began more than 4 years back: The Interactive Plastic Surgery Network „IPSN“. IPSN is the first interactive & international plastic surgery online community. It‘s not only concerned for memberships, meetings, medical papers and workshops, but has the unique edge of being an around the clock, 24 hrs ready to help the plastic surgeons chose the best solution for their patients in all kinds of problematic cases with the maximum benefit of consultation and gaining different experiences from all over the world. Sharing the SENIORS experiences plus giving the opportunity for the JUNIORS innovations is the real equation of developing the Art of Plastic Surgery.
Find more about us under www.ipsnsociety.org
The mission of the Turkish Society of Plastic Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery is to provide safe, ethical, efficacious, and the highest quality patient care; to develop and support the domestic and international education; to promote the fields of Plastic Surgery, including cranio-maxillofacial surgery, orthognathic surgery, microsurgery, hand surgery, trauma surgery, surgery of the congenital anomalies, burns, oncologic surgery, and aesthetic surgery; scientific and clinical research; and to organize scientific and professional activities.
Find more information under http://www.tpcd.org.tr/
The International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies (ICOPLAST) is a non-profit organization representing over 25,000 aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons worldwide. Formally launched by sixty-two founding societies in 2016, ICOPLAST supports plastic surgeons across the globe through its commitment to education, communication, advocacy, and advancement of the specialty.
Find more information under: www.icoplast.org
The University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) was established in 2005 as a joint activity of the University of Groningen and the Academic Hospital Groningen (AZG). At present, the UMCG is one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands and the largest employer in the Northern Netherlands.
More than 10,000 employees provide patient care, are involved in medical education and perform cutting-edge scientific research, focused on ‘healthy and active ageing’.
Find more information under: www.umcg.nl
The International Society of Anatomy for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery Founded in 2014 by two French plastic surgeons, Dr. Matt Stefanelli, MD, MBA and Prof. Christian Dumontier, MD, PhD, it is also the first anatomy school for non-surgical aesthetics of the face.
Find more information under: www.iclassanatomy.com