The Consult: Spring Issue 2020
The Consult
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Welcome to The Consult
DR. MARK MANDELL-BROWN, AACS PRESIDENT
 
Welcome to the first edition of AACS's new quarterly newsletter, The Consult. This newsletter will share information, highlight our goals and accomplishments, focus on our members, provide information about our educational programs, and share practice ideas. Before I continue, I must acknowledge that the COVID-19 virus has presented us with a unique challenge. Our practices, like much of America, are at a standstill. As physicians and leaders, we must support our communities during this difficult time. I am reminded that without our health, other concerns fall by the wayside. Continue reading >>
How I Parent
Members in the News
PEOPLE.COM

Dr. Joe Niamtu and his wife April were featured in People Magazine's "How I Parent" for raising two sons with cerebral palsy, Joey, 19, and Evan, 17. He says, "Our goal is to show our sons as much love as we can and make them as comfortable as possible." Continue reading on People.com >>
Share your news: Do you have news to share from your personal or professional life? Let us know and you could be featured in an upcoming edition of The Consult and on AACS's social media channels.
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Looking Toward the Future at the Annual Scientific Meeting
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We were fortunate to hold our 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting last month in Las Vegas, which left attendees with key takeaways they could use to improve their practices and drive cosmetic surgery into the future. From discussions on the latest techniques to new technologies to add to their practice, advice on ensuring the best patient outcomes, and collaboration across multiple disciplines, the meeting definitely lived up to its theme, "35 Years Strong: Past / Present / Future." Continue reading >>
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Residents Are Your Future
DR. SUZAN OBAGI, AACS PAST PRESIDENT
 
As AACS celebrates its 35th anniversary, it is an excellent time to reflect on our proud past and dynamic future. A critical part of that future is our resident members. Continue reading >>
Protecting Your Right to Practice
DR. KEVIN DUPLECHAIN, AACS PRESIDENT-ELECT AND ADVOCACY COMMITTEE CHAIR
 
In partnership with the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery, AACS is working behind the scenes to advocate for your right to practice and advertise your board certification.
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Three Crucial Tips for Your Digital Strategy
DOCTOR.COM
 
Don't invest in SEO marketing until you do these three things. Continue reading >>
Risk Management is a Continuous Process
LORRAINE MAZUREK, CEO OF ACHIEVING ACCREDITATION
 
Ask what can go wrong, what you can do to prevent the harm from occurring, and what you can do in response to the harm or loss if it happens.
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Member Benefits
New Programs to Save Your Practice Thousands
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Every dollar counts when it comes to running a successful cosmetic surgery practice. That's why AACS is continuously seeking out exclusive partnerships and services to benefit your bottom line. 
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AACS Fellowship Directors: Training the Next Generation
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AACS certified Fellowship Programs distinguish the Academy from other aesthetic organizations. These programs fill an essential part of the continuum of a cosmetic surgeon's education, training, and experience. They offer hands-on education from an ABCS or ABFCS board-certified program director who has demonstrated teaching experience and a commitment to train and mentor the next generation of cosmetic surgeons. Continue reading >>
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We welcomed over 30 new members since January 1!
 
Upcoming Education: Live WebClinics
 
Tuesday, April 14 at 9:00pm ET
Presenter: Desmer Destang, DDS, MSc
 
Rhinoplasty: Fundamentals and Techniques
Tuesday, May 12 at 9:00pm ET
Presenter: Jeffrey B. Marvel, MD
 
Principles of Transumbilical Breast Augmentation
Tuesday, June 9 at 9:00pm ET
Presenter: Ehab Akkary, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FAACS
 
 
Cosmetic Surgery Annual Review Course (Live Online)
 
May 13-15
Course Director: Tony Mangubat, MD
 
Join colleagues and fellow surgeons to refresh your understanding of best practices and new techniques for popular cosmetic surgery procedures, anatomy and physiology, and complications.