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Strengthen your practice of cosmetic surgery by joining or renewing your membership in the AACS today. AACS membership provides you with discounts on our catalog of cosmetic surgery education and training, our peer-reviewed journal, the AACS recognition of excellence, and career-advancement opportunities. If you are having difficulties submitting your application, please check your browser; Google Chrome works best.
The AACS offers the following categories of membership:
Fellow Member – Annual Dues $950 (U.S.)Our highest level of membership, Fellow membership within the AACS distinguishes a physician for his or her commitment to cosmetic surgery through extensive education and professional accomplishments.
Physician Member - Annual Dues $750 (U.S.)International physicians are welcome to apply for Physician Membership.
Physician membership may be granted to any physician (MD, DO, DDS or DMD) who:
Allied Health Member – Annual Dues $275 (U.S.)Allied health membership may be granted to anyone who:
Resident Member – Annual Dues FREEResident membership may be granted to any physician who:
If you are no longer in residency/fellowship training and would like to upgrade your membership to Physician or Fellow level, please contact the AACS at 312.265.3735 or email@example.com.
Membership Dues Policy: The initial and annual dues for each category of membership of the Academy, and the time for paying such dues and other assessments shall be determined from time to time by the Board. Annual dues are not refundable under any circumstances (including, without limitation, in the event of any early termination of a member's membership).
Active Duty Member Policy: Members actively serving in the United States military are excused from paying annual membership dues beginning with the annual billing year following the commencement of their military service and continuing until the annual billing year following the conclusion of their active duty service. Other fees associated with participating in Academy events, meetings, and programs are not excused, and shall remain due and payable.
The military member must provide active duty military verification and confirm they do not have employment outside the military. The verification letter can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. When applying, please submit the application and do not complete the payment page.