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COVID-19
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
AACS Statement on the Return of Elective Surgery and Treatment »
On March 18, 2020 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance to limit "non-essential adult...
Friday, April 10, 2020
HHS to Begin Immediate Delivery of Initial $30 Billion of CARES Act Provider Relief Funding »
On April 10, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the immediate disbursement of the first $30 billi...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
AACS Connect Insights »
AACS members are coming together through AACS Connect virtual events to discuss pressing issues related to the COVID-19 pa...
Monday, March 30, 2020
Summary of CARES Act »
AACS has been actively monitoring the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. On March 27, 2020...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Topline Summary of Stimulus Legislation »
Late Wednesday night the Senate approved a massive $2 trillion stimulus and COVID-19 relief package. As provided by...

Academy News
Friday, February 28, 2020
Mark Mandell-Brown, MD, Named 2020 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery »
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE February 28, 2020 CHICAGO, IL – CHICAGO, IL – Mark Mandell-Brown, MD has been named Preside...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
July 2021 Fellowship Application Information »
AACS certifies post-residency Fellowship Programs across the country in both general cosmetic surgery and facial cosme...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Help the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation Support AACS »
The Cosmetic Surgery Foundation's Board and I are busy preparing for the AACS 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting and the W...
Friday, July 5, 2019
July 2020 Open Programs: AACS Certified Cosmetic Surgery Fellowships »
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
AACS Announces Partnership with World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery »
AACS has announced a new collaboration with the World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (WAOCS) to offer discounts on member...

Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 1, 2018
2019 Annual Scientific Meeting Special Guest Lecturer: Peter M. Schmid, DO, FAACS »
Peter M. Schmid, DO, FAACS Founder Sculpting for Surgeons, LLC Peter M. Schmid, DO, FAACS is nationally...
Monday, July 9, 2018
2019 Annual Scientific Meeting Keynote Speaker: Barbara McAneny, MD, FASCO, MACP »
Barbara L. McAneny, MD, FASCO, MACP President American Medical Association Barbara L. McAneny, MD, a ren...
Thursday, April 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for 2019 Meeting Abstracts »
Do you have a case study, research finding, or technique that demonstrates how cosmetic surgery is making a meaningful and...
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Transcutaneous Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Treatment Eases Urinary Incontinence »
Transcutaneous Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Treatment Eases Urinary Incontinence Due to Childbirth and Menop...
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Microdroplet Botulinum Toxin Treatment Along Browline Eases Wrinkles Without “Frozen Forehead” Look »
OFFICIAL NEWS RELEASE FROM THE AACS 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting SAN DIEGO – Injecting microdroplets of botulinum...

From the President
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
January 2020 President's Letter »
Dear friends and colleagues, January and February are an incredibly busy time for AACS as we start the year strong wi...
Monday, December 23, 2019
December 2019 President's Letter »
Dear friends and colleagues, Happy holidays! I'm sure that all of us are looking forward to spending time with loved...
Friday, November 22, 2019
November News: Advocating for You and Your Patients »
Dear friends and colleagues, No other organization is more committed to protecting you and the future of cosmetic sur...
Thursday, October 24, 2019
October News: Advancing Patient Safety »
Dear friends and colleagues, If I could only attend one cosmetic surgery event each year, without a doubt, it would b...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
September 2019 President's Letter »
Dear friends and colleagues, The World Congress on Liposuction earlier this month was a success, with over 150 profes...

For Patients
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Recent News Concerning Cancer and Breast Implants »
There has been recent news coverage surrounding a rare type of cancer associated with breast implants, known as Breast Imp...

Advocacy
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Academic Research Supports Antitrust Enforcement in Physician Certification »
Paper finds that healthcare costs and patient access to care are threatened by the monopoly of the American Board of Medic...
Thursday, October 17, 2019
AACS Joins AMA in Stand Against Surprise Medical Billing »
On October 17, 2019, the American Medical Association sent letters to the United States House and Senate asking them to en...
Thursday, March 21, 2019
AACS Members Advocate for Language Update in Florida Cosmetic Surgery Bill »
AACS and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery monitor state legislation that may negatively affect our members. Recently...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
ABCS Questions Medical Board of California's Decision to Deny Their Right to Commercial Free Speech »
With their decision, the Medical Board of California is perpetuating anti-competitive law that has the potential to negati...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Report from the AMA House of Delegates »
By Tony Geroulis, MD, and Robert F. Jackson, MD   On June 6, Tony Geroulis, MD, and Robert F. Jackson, MD,...

Member Spotlight
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Meet Ryan M. Diepenbrock, DDS, FAACS »
Dr. Ryan M. Diepenbrock, Facial Cosmetic Surgeon and Program Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the United Sta...
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Meet Brett Kotlus, MD, MS »
Dr. Brett Kotlus, AACS Fellow and Cosmetic and Oculoplastic Surgeon in New York City, is the AACS featured member of the m...

Practice Support
Tuesday, August 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seeking Before/After Photos - Template Release Form »
AACS Members, We need your help showcasing before/after photos in the procedure education section of the AACS website...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
18 Ways to Make Your Waiting Room Work for You »
  by Risa Goldman Luksa, of  Goldman Marketing Group       Your waiting...
Thursday, September 1, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Importance of Socially-Based Review Sites »
     by Jake Laban, MBA, Total Social Solutions   “You can no longer be a jer...
Thursday, August 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thinking Outside the Box in Marketing Cosmetic Surgery »
    By Les James Blackstock, MD, MBA, of Enhance Clinic  and AACS Physician Member...
Thursday, August 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Front Desk’s Role in Marketing »
    by Risa Goldman Luksa, of  Goldman Marketing Group     Marketing a d...

The Consult
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Protecting Your Right to Practice »
By J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, AACS President-Elect and Advocacy Committee Chair In partnership with the American Board o...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
AACS March 2020 New Members »
New Members The Academy welcomed over 30 new members since January 1. Please join us in welcoming our new fellow, physi...

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