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Strengthen your practice of cosmetic surgery by joining or renewing your membership in the AACS today. In addition to discounts on our educational workshops and annual meeting, AACS membership provides you with access to CME education, our peer-reviewed journal, mentorship, and discovery of innovation in advancing cosmetic surgery through Surge, our quarterly magazine. 

  

The AACS offers the following categories of membership: 

Fellow Member – Annual Dues $950 (U.S.)
Fellow membership may be granted to any physician (MD, DO, DDS, or DMD) who:
  • has a current United States and/or Canadian medical license in the location where he/she practices;
  • has performed at least fifty (50) cosmetic surgery procedures, as the surgeon with primary responsibility for the procedure, during the year prior to applying for Fellow membership;
  • NEW is board certified in a “surgical specialty” by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or the American Osteopathic Association Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (AOA-BOS), by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, or by any other board deemed equivalent by the Academy’s Board of Trustees. “Surgical specialties” include Dermatology, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, and any other “surgical specialty” deemed so by the Academy’s Board of Trustees;
  • is actively engaged on a regular basis in the performance of cosmetic surgery;
  • is interested in being part of a forum for physicians and dentists and related professionals from all specialties practicing cosmetic surgery in order to develop common goals, encourage education and research, establish standards of practice, and support, augment, and advance the science and art of cosmetic surgery; and
  • by their membership, in the opinion of the Academy’s Board of Trustees, will advance the Academy’s exempt purpose and mission.
Physician Member - Annual Dues $750 (U.S.)
Physician membership may be granted to any physician (MD, DO, DDS or DMD) who:
  • is a member of the medical and/or dental professions (MD, DO, DDS or DMD) who performs cosmetic surgery;
  • is interested in being part of a forum for physicians and dentists and related professionals from all specialties practicing cosmetic surgery in order to develop common goals, encourage education and research, establish standards of practice, and support, augment, and advance the science and art of cosmetic surgery; and
  • by their membership, in the opinion of the Academy’s Board of Trustees, will advance the Academy’s exempt purpose and mission.
Allied Health Member – Annual Dues $275 (U.S.) 
Allied health membership may be granted to anyone who:
  • performs professional services related to cosmetic surgery;
  • is interested in being part of a forum for physicians and dentists and related professionals from all specialties practicing cosmetic surgery in order to develop common goals, encourage education and research, establish standards of practice, and support, augment, and advance the science and art of cosmetic surgery; and
  • by their membership, in the opinion of the Academy’s Board of Trustees, will advance the Academy’s exempt purpose and mission.
Resident Member – Annual Dues FREE 
Resident membership may be granted to any physician who:
  • has a current United States and/or Canadian medical or dental license in the location where he/she practices;
  • is participating in residency or fellowship training in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) approved surgical specialty, an American Osteopathic Association Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (AOA-BOS) approved surgical specialty, or other surgical specialty deemed equivalent by the Academy, such as: Dermatologic Surgery, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmic Surgery (Ophthalmology), Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery;
  • has an interest in cosmetic surgery; and
  • by their membership, in the opinion of the Academy’s Board of Trustees, will advance the Academy’s exempt purpose and mission. 

 

 

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