“The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) has selected UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh’s Dr. Joseph E. Losee as its new chair.

“This is a key leadership position in the field of plastic surgery, responsible for setting and maintaining the high standards of board certification in plastic surgery that has earned the public trust,” said Dr. J. Peter Rubin, chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery. “This prestigious appointment builds on Dr. Losee’s outstanding educational contributions as program director for the Pitt Plastic Surgery Residency Program over the last 12 years and his longstanding record of national leadership in surgical education.””