Benefits of Membership
The AACS is a true multidisciplinary academy, whose members are dedicated to advancing the specialty of cosmetic surgery and quality patient care. When you join, you will become part of an international community that maintains a consistently strong sense of camaraderie and collegiality. AACS is also the leader in continuing medical education for all specialties of cosmetic surgery, providing fellowship training programs, live surgery workshops, medical symposiums and an annual scientific meeting. Other benefits of membership include:
- Complimentary quarterly subscription and online access to The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery
This publication features state-of-the-art cosmetic surgery procedures, topics and breakthroughs written by distinguished experts in their respective fields. The Journal maintains a tradition of excellence in publishing original manuscripts relating to each area within each area of cosmetic surgery — all peer-reviewed to reflect the highest quality and leading edge of knowledge.
- CME Credit Repository
The AACS CME Repository provides a user-friendly, central online solution for AACS Members to view their Academy CMEs and also log their CMEs from other non-AACS educational events. Now all of your CME activities can be logged, tracked, printed and reported in one convenient and secure location that is accessed from the Academy's Web site.
- Complimentary quarterly subscription to Surge
Surge, our quarterly magazine, is dedicated to bringing you the latest news and information about AACS members and cosmetic surgery. Each issue features articles on procedures, technology, current news and member activities, along with compelling human interest stories.
- Listing on the AACS Find a Doctor web directory
AACS' Find a Doctor is the go-to online search engine used by patients nationwide to find a qualified AACS doctor for their cosmetic surgery needs. As a member you'll be listed by name, primary practice, contact information and membership level. Prospective patients can search by zip code, procedures or name.
- Discounted Registration to AACS Education
Significant member discounts are available on all AACS educational offerings throughout the year. Members receive savings on all of our live surgery workshops, educational symposiums and our signature event, the AACS Annual Scientific Meeting.
- AACS Job Board Discounts
Job seekers nationwide can search from hundreds of positions in all areas of the cosmetic surgery industry. And employers have access to some of the top surgeons, nurses, technicians and other health care professionals in the field. Plus, the job board posting service is available to all AACS members at a discounted rate.
- Access to the AACS Online Member Directory
The AACS Online Member Directory provides our members an effective tool to help build their professional networks. The directory provides up-to-date contact information for more than 2,400 cosmetic surgeons and allows members to search by name, company, city, state or country.
- Social Networking
Join the AACS community online on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Through our social media network, members receive the latest Academy news and information, as well as collaborate with their colleagues, post comments and more.
- MedPro Discounts
MedPro, our exclusive professional liability insurance program, is offered to all AACS members at a special rate.
- Academy Logo:
Use of the Academy logo (Fellow Members only)