Integrated Nipple-Sparing Breast Reconstruction Offers Life-Changing Results to Breast Cancer Survivors

One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2011, according to, that represents a staggering 2.6 million breast cancer survivors in the US alone. The impact of breast cancer on its victims is not only physical, but deeply emotional as well,... - June 01, 2012

World-Renowned Faculty to Present AACS’ Most Extensive Cadaver Workshop

The AACS will be hosting the most extensive cadaver workshop in the Academy’s history. New and Established Techniques in Breast and Body Contouring will be held June 21-23 at the prestigious Practical Anatomy & Surgical Center training facility at Saint Louis University. The hands-on cadaver workshop allows for an intensive training and development experience affording participants the unique opportunity to work one-on-one with top authorities in these areas of cosmetic surgery. - May 17, 2012

AACS 29th Annual Scientific Meeting Call for Papers – Submissions Now Being Accepted for 2013 Annual Meeting

For over 25 years, AACS has remained the leader in high-quality, cutting-edge education for medical professionals worldwide in all areas of cosmetic surgery. Call for papers is open through May 31 to present at the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting. - April 26, 2012

AACS Launches First-Ever CME Repository for Cosmetic Surgeons

The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery's new online continuing medical education repository for doctors provides a central online solution for AACS members to view their Academy CMEs and also log their CMEs from other non-AACS educational events. - March 30, 2012

AACS 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting Attracts Record Attendance

The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) announced its highest attendance in the Academy’s history with more than 700 medical professionals at its 28th Annual Scientific Meeting. The event was held January 18-21, 2012 at Caesars Palace Hotel in Las Vegas. “We could not be more... - February 01, 2012

Dr. Gerald Edds Named 2012 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Gerald Edds, MD, FACS, has been named President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). Dr. Edds was officially inducted at the AACS 28th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas. “To be elected president of the leading organization for cosmetic surgeons worldwide is an incredible... - February 01, 2012

American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery – New Look and Now Online

This month marks the debut of the first fully digital online version of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery (AJCS). The December online issue of the redesigned journal with more interactive content will be complimentary to a global audience. - December 11, 2011

AACS Launches Premier Job Board for Cosmetic Surgery Professionals

This month, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) officially launched the latest enhancement to its newly redesigned website – the AACS Job Board. The AACS Job Board represents a first in the field of cosmetic and plastic surgery, featuring unique functionality and benefits to both... - November 12, 2011

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