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Academy News
Monday, September 10, 2018
Apply for a Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship »
Train with the best in cosmetic surgery and take your career to the next level by applying for an AACS-certified...
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Suzan Obagi, MD, Named 2018 President of The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery »
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE February 15, 2018 CHICAGO, IL – Suzan Obagi, MD, has been named President of the Ameri...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Referral Program Winners! »
Thanks to the recruitment efforts of our dedicated members, the AACS welcomed 10 new members to the Academy as part of our...
Monday, January 23, 2017
Announcing Dr. Elie M. Ferneini as Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery »
Dr. Elie M. Ferneini, MD, DMD, MHS, MBA, FACS, has officially been named the new Editor in Chief of the American Journal...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
AACS Announces Exclusive Endorsement of Patient Financing Leader LendingUSA »
Press Release: AACS Announces Exclusive Endorsement of Patient Financing Leader LendingUSA  Exclusive...

From the President
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
November 2018 President's Letter »
Dear members,  Social media is key to growing your cosmetic surgery practice in today's competitive landsc...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
July President's Letter »
Dear Members,  The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery is only as strong as its members. Our Academy sta...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
June President's Newsletter »
Dear Members,  Summer is an active time of year for our Academy, with preparations underway for our upcoming co...
Monday, June 4, 2018
May President's Newsletter »
Dear Members,  We continually strive to maintain our position as the top source of information and trusted leade...
Monday, April 16, 2018
April President's Newsletter »
Greetings members,  As a practicing cosmetic surgeon, you play an important role in advancing the specialty. I hop...

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...

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...

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...