Discover all the benefits of AACS membership and join today:
Discounted registration to AACS education: Significant member discounts are available on all of our live surgery workshops, educational symposiums and, our signature event, the AACS Annual Scientific Meeting. Your member discount for the Annual Scientific Meeting and one live surgery workshop is enough to recoup the cost of your membership dues!
Complimentary quarterly subscription and online access to The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery: This publication features state-of-the-art cosmetic surgery procedures, topics and breakthroughs written by distinguished experts in their respective fields. The Journal maintains a tradition of excellence in publishing original manuscripts relating to each area within each area of cosmetic surgery — all peer-reviewed to reflect the highest quality and leading edge of knowledge.
Complimentary quarterly subscription to Surge: Surge, our quarterly magazine, brings you the latest news and information about AACS members and cosmetic surgery. Each issue features articles on procedures, technology, current news and member activities, along with compelling human interest stories.
Listing on the AACS Find a Surgeon Web directory: The AACS Find a Surgeon tool is the go-to online search engine used by patients nationwide to find a qualified AACS doctor for their cosmetic surgery needs. As a member, you'll be listed by name, primary practice, contact information and membership level. Prospective patients can search by geographic area, procedures performed or name. (Log in to update your profile and make sure you appear for the procedures you perform)
International dialogue and access: The AACS supports and facilitates the interchange of ideas between its U.S.-trained and international members. International physicians are invited to join the Academy as Physician Members.
Buyer's Guide: A searchable, online resource of cosmetic surgery suppliers and products.
Professional Liability Insurance through Medical Protective: MedPro, our exclusive professional liability insurance program, is offered to all AACS members at a special rate.
Access to the AACS Online Member Community: The AACS Online Member Community provides our members an effective tool to help build their professional networks. For those who choose to participate, the community provides contact information and allows members to share ideas, photos, and more.
President's Newsletter: A monthly electronic newsletter providing updates on AACS events, member activities, industry news and more.
Representation on the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates: Ensures that the interests of cosmetic surgery and our members are represented in key dialogue and decisions within the AMA and AAAHC.
Use of AACS and AACS Fellow Logo: Display your commitment to excellence in cosmetic surgery on your practice website, within your newsletters, or on your business cards.
AACS Award of Excellence: A prestigious annual award recognizing one individual for their accomplishments in cosmetic surgery. Given at the AACS Annual Scientific Meeting, this honor includes a cash prize and crystal award.
Fellowship Program Journal Club: A monthly journal club, which features topics from the newly established Core Curriculum and Reading List developed by members of the Fellowship Committee.