The Robert H. Ivy Pennsylvania Plastic Surgery Society was formed in 1954 to:
- promote and further medical and surgical research pertaining to Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery;
- keep the Medical Profession informed of scientific progress in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery;
- provide a medium for the exchange of information, ideas and knowledge relating to the art, science and development of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery;
- stress the social, economic and psychological importance of this surgical specialty;
- insure the continued high standard of clinical practice which has been established by our predecessors; and
- promote and encourage the highest standards of ethical conduct among Plastic Surgeons consistent with the Code of Ethics of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Inc. Learn more about Plastic Surgery at: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
To learn more about the history of the Robert H. Ivy Pennsylvania Plastic Surgery Society, view the two-part series of documents put together by former Ivy Society Historian, Eric W. Blomain, MD.