Tuesday, November 4, 2008: 9:45 AM-10:15 AM
McCormick Place West
Lecture: PSEF Maliniac Lecture: From Zero to Abundance - A Model of An International Teaching and Training Craniofacial Center
Dr. Yu-Ray Chen of Taiwan will present a model of international plastic surgery training and the value of a center of excellence as he presents the 2008 PSEF Maliniac Lecture. Dr. Chen began his medical training at the National Taiwan University Medical School in 1972 and continued on to his general surgery residency at the National Taiwan University Hospital and plastic surgery residency training at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. After completing clinical and research fellowships at both the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and at the Hospital for Sick Children at Toronto University between 1979 and 1980, Dr. Chen returned to his home in Taiwan and began his practice at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. There he served as Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Chief of the Department of Surgery, as well as the Director of the Craniofacial Center, a position he held until 1997. Dr. Chen assumed the office of Superintendent of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital from 1997-2003 before becoming Chairman of the Chang Gung Steering Committee, charged with the management of six teaching hospitals and institutes with over 1,600 attending physicians.
Presenter:Yu-Ray Chen, MD

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