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Become part of a unique community of physicians, dentists, and related professionals from all specialties practicing cosmetic medicine. Members develop common goals, encourage education and research, establish standards of practice, and support, augment, and advance the science and art of cosmetic surgery.
AACS offers the following categories of membership – which one is right for you?
Our prestigious Fellow membership level distinguishes a physician (MD, DO, DDS or DMD) for his or her commitment to cosmetic surgery through extensive education and professional accomplishments.
Physician membership may be granted to any physician (MD, DO, DDS or DMD) who:
Allied Health membership may be granted to anyone who:
Resident membership may be granted to any physician who:
Completed membership applications are reviewed and approved by the AACS Membership Committee and Board of Trustees on a monthly basis. Applications are not considered complete without payment and required supporting materials. The initial and annual dues for each category of membership of the Academy, and the time for paying such dues and other assessments, including the $100 new member initiation fee, shall be determined from time to time by the Board. Membership dues and fees are not refundable and not transferable (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.
Need Help? If you started an application and need assistance completing the process or submitting your materials, contact us at email@example.com or by calling 312.981.6760 (weekdays, 9:00am - 5:00pm central time).