Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Edwin & Fannie Gray Hall
Center for Human Appearance

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Clinical Conferences

All Conferences 5:30 - 6:30 pm  (Second Tuesday of the Month)

FY18 Conferences

Date Lecture Title Speaker

September 12, 2017

Appearance-Based Prejudice and Stigma

Rebecca Pearl, PhD
Departments of Psychiatry and Surgery

October 10, 2017

Bulletproof Blepharoplasty and Small Incision Brow Lifting

Andrew R. Harrison, MD
Chief, Oculofacial and Orbital Surgery
University of Minnesota

November 14, 2017

Pediatric Facial Palsy - A Changing Paradigm  Phuong Nguyen, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Plastic Surgery

December 14, 2017*
Thursday, 7:00 AM
Jordan Law Auditorium

The First CHA Grand Rounds Joseph Serletti, MD
Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

January 9, 2018

Clinical Conference

Anita Konka, MD
Department of Otorhinolaryngology

February 13, 2018*

*Rescheduled for May 8, 2018

Beyond Traditional CHA

March 13, 2018

Cosmetic Enhancements for the Skin of Color Patients

Susan Taylor, MD
Department of Dermatology
Pennsylvania Hospital

April 10, 2018*


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Thursday, 7:00 AM

May 8, 2018

Rescheduled from February 13, 2018

Beyond Traditional CHA

May 18, 2018 CHA Research Conference**
Friday, 1:30 PM

Bruce Bauer, MD
Director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
NorthShore University Health System
Evanston, Illinois

All Conferences 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
2nd Tuesday of the Month


*CHA Grand Rounds
**CHA Research Conference



FY17 Conferences

Date Lecture Title Speaker

September 13, 2016

No Conference


October 11, 2016

Minimally Invasive Vertical Endoscopic Lifting (MIVEL) and Superficial Enhanced Fluid Fat Injection (SEFFI) for Tissue Reposition, Volume Restoration and Skin Regeneration of the Periocular Aesthetic Unit and the Face: The R3 Approach

Franceso P. Barnardini, MD
Chirurgia Plastica Oculo-Facciale
Professore a Contratto in Oculistica
Professore a Contratto in Chirugia Plastica Universita di Genova

November 8, 2016

No Conference


December 13, 2016

Total Nasal Construction

Ara Chalian, MD
Department of Otolaryngology —
Head and Neck Surgery

January 10, 2017

Common Aesthetic Surgery Considerations in the African-American Community

Paris D. Butler, MD, MPH
Division of Plastic Surgery

February 14, 2017

The Packaging of Face Transplant Recipients

Sharrona Pearl, PhD
Annenberg School of Communications
University of Pennsylvania

March 14, 2017

Appearance-Based Stigma and Health

Rebecca Pearl, PhD
Departments of Psychiatry and Surgery

April 11, 2017

Social and Psychological Aspects of Head and Neck Cancer

Rabie Shanti, DMD, MD
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

May 9, 2017

The Intersection of Outcomes: How Patients, Physicians and Society View the Final Results of a Procedure

Joseph Sobanko, MD
Department of Dermatology

June 13, 2017





FY16 Conferences

Date Lecture Title Speaker

October 13, 2015

Harnessing EPIC to do Better Clinical Research

Gil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE

November 14, 2015

Pediatric Hand Transplantation

Benjamin Chang, MD
Plastic Surgery

December 18, 2015

Functional Orom and Reconstruction and Rehabilitation

Ara A. Chalian, MD
Steven Cannady, MD
Head and Neck Surgery

January 12, 2016

Current Approach to Facial Reanimation

J. Alejandro Conejero, MD, FACS
Plastic Surgery

February 9, 2016

The Smile and Occlusion in Facial Reconstruction

Neeraj Panchal, DDS, MD, MA
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

March 8, 2016

Avoiding Complications and Maximizing Results in Laser Surgery

Eric Bernstein, MD

April 12, 2016

The Biology of Beauty

Anjam Chatterjee, MD




Year Title Course Directors
2018 Penn Center for Human Appearance Symposium for Transgender Health – a Multi-Disciplinary Approach Phuong Nguyen, MD
Joshua Fosnot, MD
2015 The Art and Science of Facial Injectables Ivona Percec, MD, PhD
Joseph Sobanko, MD
2014 Advances in Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer Joseph Dayan, MD
Suhail Kanchwala, MD
2013 Appearance~Identity: A Transdisciplinary Conference Sarah Kagan, PhD
David Sarwer, PhD
Jesse Taylor, MD
2012 Comprehensive Facial Reconstruction: In Interdisciplinary Approach to Reconstructing the Human Face Ivona Percec, MD, PHD
Joseph F. Sobanko, MD
2011 Getting Our Patients Walking Home: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Lower Extremity Reconstuction

Albert D'Angelantonio, III, DPM
Stephen J. Kovach, MD
L. Scott Levin, MD
Joseph Serletti, MD

2010 Pediatric Plastic Surgery for the Primary Care Practitioner Scott P. Bartlett, MD
Oksana Jackson, MD
2008 1st American Conference of Reconstructive Transplant Surgery W.P. Andrew Lee, MD
L. Scott Levin, MD
Joseph M. Serletti, MD
2007 Body Contouring Abnormalities: Mechanisms, Treatment & Rehabilitation Jeffrey Kenkel, MD
Joseph M. Serletti, MD
2005 The Art & Science of Anti Aging Therapies: The Convergence of Theory & Practice John Trojanowski, MD, PhD
Linton A. Whitaker, MD
2003  The Mid Face — Reconstruction & Rejuvenation Scott P. Bartlett, MD
Peter D. Quinn, MD, DMD
1995 Recent Advances in Surgical & Non Surgical Therapy of Appearance Related Disorders Scott P. Bartlett, MD