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Academy News
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...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Chris Lowery, DO, Named 2019 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery »
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE February 27, 2019 CHICAGO, IL – Chris Lowery, DO, has been named President of the American...

From the President
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...
Saturday, August 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
August 2019 President's Letter: You Are the Future of AACS »
Dear friends and colleagues, AACS is focused on the future. The education, professional development, and advocacy we...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
July 2019 President's Letter: Updates from the June AMA Meeting »
Dear friends and colleagues, One of the missions of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery is to advocate on behalf...
Friday, June 14, 2019
June 2019 President's Letter »
Dear friends and colleagues, I hope this letter finds you well as summer starts and we begin a busy season full of op...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
April 2019 President's Letter »
Dear friends and colleagues, I know membership in AACS is important to each one of you, whether it's for the camarade...

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...

Advocacy
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...