The Academy’s Annual Meeting is an international, multi-specialty meeting in cosmetic surgery that features world-renowned surgeons and keynote speakers. In January, the Academy’s 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, also held in Las Vegas, attracted the highest attendance in the Academy’s history. Attendees chose from a comprehensive educational program with topics ranging from Live Patient Demonstrations of In-Office Procedures for Dermatology, Advanced Topics in Body Contouring and Post-Bariatric Surgery, Rhinoplasty and Otoplasty, Blepharoplasty and Browlift, Advanced Topics in Breast Surgery, Advance Topics in Face and Neck Surgery Vein Surgery, Hair Replacement Surgery and expanded Practice Management Sessions.
“The success of this year’s Annual Meeting has sparked an increased interest in paper submissions for next year’s 2013 Meeting,” said Dr. Neil Sadick, Chair of the Annual Meeting Education Committee. “The Academy’s goal for the Annual Meeting is to provide attendees with education that is designed for their specialty and interests, focused on best practices, practice gaps, patient complications, patient safety and quality improvement.”
Dr. Gerald Edds, President of AACS, added, “The Annual Meeting presents an opportunity for cosmetic surgeons to demonstrate new and better practice modalities and techniques, and share critical information with medical professionals so they can better serve their patients and grow their practice.“
The Call for Papers is open now through May 31 with the following types of papers requested:
• Basic Science
• Clinical Trials
• Practice Management
Papers can be submitted electronically online at: www.cosmeticsurgery.org/
All papers regardless of categories will be ranked by Peer Review on a 1 -5 scale. The rankings will be based on originality, scientific content, relevance of new information, study of methodology and commercial bias.
For questions regarding the Call for Papers submission process, contact Amanda Diana, Education Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.981.6779.
About the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Founded in 1985, the mission of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) is to advance the specialty of cosmetic surgery and quality patient care. AACS is 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. Most members of the AACS are board-certified cosmetic surgeons, dermatological surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, head and neck surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, obstetric-gynecologic surgeons, general surgeons and ophthalmic surgeons – all of whom specialize in cosmetic surgery. AACS is the organization that represents all cosmetic surgeons in the American Medical Association (AMA) through its seat in the AMA House of Delegates. For more information, visit www.cosmeticsurgery.org.