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Visiting Professors 2020-2021
Visiting Professors

SESPRSThe Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons offers 2 Visiting Professors for the 2020-2021 Year. The SESPRS Visiting Professors can be booked for Plastic Surgery residency programs and regional Plastic Surgery society meetings. The SESPRS Visiting Professors instruct in Plastic Surgery using their clinical, technical and educational expertise and a wealth of knowledge and innovative perspectives on plastic surgery. All visiting Professors are either SESPRS Active or Life members. Requests for 2020-2021 may be submitted through July of 2021.



2020-2021 Visiting Professors are:

Luis Vasconez, MD - Birmingham, AL

Simeon Wall, Jr., MD - Shreveport, LA



Past Visiting Professors:

Thank you to our 2019 Visiting Professors!

Ann Ford-Reilley, MD - Baton Rouge, Lousiana

Grant Carlson, MD Wadley R. Glenn Professor of Surgery; Chef, Division of Plastic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Requirements & Guidelines
The Visiting Professor's host must be an active member of the SESPRS, and the institution must be an ACGME accredited program. Generally, the visits are:
▪ Two days in duration
▪ Centered around residents/residency programs or local plastic surgery societies
▪ Typically involve lectures, discussion groups, patient evaluation, and patient rounds

All local sponsors of The SESPRS Visiting Professors should follow these guidelines:
▪ The local sponsor for each visit must be an active member of SESPRS
▪ The SESPRS provides airfare and a daily honorarium.
▪ The sponsoring institution is responsible for expenses of all local arrangements inclusive of lodging, meals and local transportation
▪ Each sponsor arranges specific visit details directly with the Visiting Professor
▪ Visits should involve lectures, discussion groups, patient evaluation and rounds
▪ If operative procedures involving the Visiting Professor are planned, the local sponsor must arrange the legalities and specific privileges required
▪ The sponsor will complete and submit an evaluation of the visit to the SESPRS following the visit

To request a visiting professor please complete an application and submit that directly to Susan Russell at You may call the Society office with any questions 435-901-2544.

Applications will be accepted January 1, 2021

Download Application

To see our visiting professors and topics they will provide click the link below:

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